Tieks by Gavrieli: My Favorite Travel Flats

Tieks by Gavrieli: My Favorite Travel Flats

On most of my backpacking trips, I packed only two pairs of shoes: flip flops and running shoes. Which of course meant I had nothing to wear in dressier situations. In Asia I was even turned down at several clubs for not having proper footwear. (Like at the Skybar in...
My Two-Week Itinerary for Malaysia

My Two-Week Itinerary for Malaysia

While I didn't know much about Malaysia before visiting, I quickly came to love it. I journeyed to Malaysia overland from Thailand, and instantly the landscape changed: better, cleaner roads, no billboards, women in colorful headdresses, verdant rice paddies and wild,...
Solo Travel in Melaka: My Favorite Experiences

Solo Travel in Melaka: My Favorite Experiences

On my four-month world trip I did very little solo travel. Which frankly was fine- after two months of traveling solo in Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia, I was burnt out on being alone. So I felt torn when my travel buddy, Dylan, wanted to go to Singapore when I was...