When You Have a Travel Blog but Can’t Travel

Right now, I should be in Nepal, wrapping up hiking in the Himalayas. I should have pictures of Cambodia and Vietnam to share, thoughts on a solo birthday trip and hours on janky busses under my belt. A year ago, I was flying to Japan with friends for a long-planned adventure, my first to Asia.Continue reading “When You Have a Travel Blog but Can’t Travel”

What Not to Wear: Religious Edition

Even before I came to Thailand, I knew that elephant harem pants are a thing. Like a huge thing. What are elephant harem pants, you ask? Well, they are these loose fitting pants (trousers for the non-American subscribers) that are cheap, lightweight, temple-approved and readily available with about 100 different variations of print and colorContinue reading “What Not to Wear: Religious Edition”

12 Hours in Bangkok

So you arrive in Bangkok airport, yay! And you’ve had a restful 12 hour flight, ready to hit the ground running, yay! If you’ve got a long layover, it’s easy enough to get in and out of Bangkok to have some food and see some sites, luggage free.  I had read beforehand about a luggageContinue reading “12 Hours in Bangkok”

Eco-Sunscreens

It’s no secret that climate change is on the brain. For just about everyone. For the most part, we know climate change is a challenge and one we need to address. But the question we have yet to collectively answer is ‘what do we do about it?’. Growing up, the mantra was ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’Continue reading “Eco-Sunscreens”

Sustainable Travel: Trends in Air Travel

Remember that time Greta Thunburg made a carbon-neutral voyage across the Atlantic to go to a conference in America and raise awareness around climate change? It sparked a conversation with some of my friends about air travel’s impact on the environment. For years we’ve been talking about cars and their emissions but only recently, it feels, haveContinue reading “Sustainable Travel: Trends in Air Travel”

Weekend Wanderings: Dubrovnik, Croatia

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, Dubrovnik will look familiar as the setting for King’s Landing. But it was also the setting for scenes in Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi film so in addition to GoT tours, Star Wars fans can also partake in a walk around the sci-fi city. Dubrovnik has arguably put Croatia on the map since Game ofContinue reading “Weekend Wanderings: Dubrovnik, Croatia”