Koh Tao, Thailand

Leaving the mountains was strange, exciting, and bittersweet. The lush, rolling hills and sunny streets of Chiang Mai took a while to sink in, but by the time they did I was captivated. Confidently navigating tuk-tuk filled streets, post-yoga (in a leafy open-air studio), we truly felt at home. Our last day was filled with… Continue reading Koh Tao, Thailand

Chiang Mai

Day 1 in Chiang Mai began as we departed an overnight train from Bangkok bright and early. Kowit, the owner of our homestay for the night, picked us up and whisked us from sight to sight. We ate at restaurants casually perched on a busy highway shoulder or nestled in the trees of jungles. We… Continue reading Chiang Mai

Bangkok

When your best friend snapchats you about wanting to go to Asia, you book a flight and make it happen. This is the backstory to how- on a steaming hot morning in late May- Morgan and I found ourselves arriving at the Bangkok International Airport at the ripe hour of 5 AM. Both working full-time… Continue reading Bangkok

A Day in London

For our last day of the trip, we took a train from Edinburgh to London and explored this lively city as fast as we possibly could. As we only spent roughly twelve hours doing so, I really don't have many stories to share, but can say that it only made me more confident in the… Continue reading A Day in London

Edinburgh

As we arrived in Edinburgh, I let out a sigh of gratitude and relief. After living in bustling cities for the past three weeks, the fact that restaurants closed at 9 PM seemed oddly welcoming. Right away, this was a place that felt like home. No matter how different the climate (it was an average… Continue reading Edinburgh

Dublin, Galway, & Beyond

Ireland is one of those places where, before I even left, I was already excited to go back. There are so many sides to this country, yet it is pretty compact and can easily be explored. The people were so welcoming and lively, and their pride for their country seemed infectious. We were lucky to… Continue reading Dublin, Galway, & Beyond