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2 Weeks in the Philippines

Mabuhay! That means ‘welcome’ in Tagalog, the language used in the Philippines. My following on Twitter has grown quite a…

Penang Cost of Living for 6 Weeks

Can you believe I stayed in Penang for nearly 45 days? When I was taking care of my accommodation and…

How to Plan a Trip on a Budget

It’s time to make traveling more often a priority! You might not be ready to transition to a digital nomad…

Being Back in Thailand

It’s a weird feeling. A good feeling. Thailand was the first country I went to when I started traveling around…

The Ultimate Southeast Asia Packing List

As some of you may know, I began my travel journey from the states to Europe. However, in November, I…

I Broke My Tooth While Eating Rice in Malaysia

Not joking, I seriously broke my tooth while eating fried rice for lunch. I have always had weak teeth my…

Taste the World: Malaysia’s National Dish Nasi Lemak

What is traveling without tasting the culture? There’s a reason why specific dishes are a must-try in certain countries, for…

14 Reasons Why You Should Take a Travel Gap Year

Thinking back to my 18-year old self (which was 6 years ago… when did I get so old?), I was…

Kuala Lumpur Cost of Living for 1 Month

If you didn’t know, I’m all about budget travel. Sharing my costs of living while traveling country to country is…

How to Travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang

I recently spent a month in Kuala Lumpur, but I’m not done in Malaysia just yet! Penang is where I’m…

The Essentials: Kuala Lumpur

I’m beginning to really love writing these essential posts! After spending time in an area, I get super excited to…

The Easiest Way to Make Money While Traveling

Did you know you can make money while traveling? Sounds too good to be true! You’re probably thinking that it’s…

6 Months After Traveling the World

From St. Louis, to Chicago, to Iceland, to Sweden… my first solo adventure began. I can still remember everything about…

Malaysia is a Digital Nomad’s Hidden Gem

You might be wondering what a digital nomad even is? The phrase has been around for many years, but up…

My Plans of Where to Travel in 2018

I’m not much of a planner, so seeing that I have an idea of where I’ll be during each month…

The Essentials: Bali

I’m back with another Essentials post! This time I’ll be guiding you through everything you absolutely need to know before…

Bali Cost of Living for 1 Month

Another country down, another month of expenses to talk about. The last place I shared with you was Bangkok, which…

From Canggu to Kuala Lumpur

I’ve spent the past 28 days in Bali and it’s officially time to say goodbye. I honestly have mixed feelings…

Home Sweet Home: Living in Canggu

If you’ve been following my travels, you may have known that I actually settled into the Kuta – Seminyak area…

Don’t Fall into the Bali Taxi Tourist Trap

Transportation fees are unavoidable while traveling. Whether you are using Uber or renting your own bike, you can’t escape the…

How Traveling Helps You Become a Better Person

Instead of writing about destinations today, I want to give my perspective about traveling with more insight and meaning. There…

24 Hours in Bali

From US, to Sweden, to Bangkok, to ending the year in Bali! A year ago, if you would have told…

Bangkok Cost of Living for 1 Month

One of the most useful things I’ve discovered while traveling is other people breaking down their costs for any given…

Home Sweet Home: Airbnb in Bangkok

28 days later and I can successfully say I have stayed in my first Airbnb! I have heard about Airbnb…

The Essentials: Bangkok

I’m starting a series of posts called ‘The Essentials’ for each destination I have visited. Almost every travel blog I…

Travel the World for Less than $10,000 a Year

Many people think to travel the world is a luxury and that it is very expensive, I even believed it…

How to Get Almost Free Drinkable Water in Thailand

You may be concerned about the water quality in Thailand. Questions like, “can I drink the tap water” or “can…

First Day in Bangkok

In my 60 Days of Living in Sweden post I mentioned that it’s time to move onto my next destination….

Getting Deported from the Schengen Area

My biggest concern before I traveled overseas was how to not get deported. I spent days searching for answers about…

60 Days of Living in Sweden as an American

2 words: Swedish Meatballs. Seriously, I’ve eaten that every – single – morning. I think I pass the test to…

Why I’m Never Moving Back to America

This may sound a bit silly, but I’ve always felt like I never belonged in the United States. I have…

I Quit My Job and Bought a One Way Ticket

Let’s be real, everyone and their mother wants to travel, but they allow excuse after excuse to stop them. Traveling…