Crossing the border from Thailand to Laos and catching the two-day slow boat to Luang Prabang 

Crossing the border from Thailand to Laos and catching the two-day slow boat to Luang Prabang 

Where do I begin? I unexpectedly caught a slow boat boat from Thailand to Laos and it’s been one of the best decisions I made on my trip. I got to slowly soak in the beautiful sites along the Mekong river, relax, write and stay in a cute homestay with adorable puppies while getting to [...]

2 December 2018 – chilling out in Da Nang after leaving Hoi An on a whim

2 December 2018 – chilling out in Da Nang after leaving Hoi An on a whim

I've been in Da Nang for two days now since returning from Hoi An ~ to say it's been unproductive would be an understatement. Sadly, I didn't love Hoi An as much as everyone else did so I ventured off back to Da Nang on a whim.  For the past few days, I've been trying [...]

Monday 26th November – the day after the storm in hcm. The day I do a visa run to Cambodia (part 1)

Monday 26th November – the day after the storm in hcm. The day I do a visa run to Cambodia (part 1)

So I'm currently sitting on a local bus in HCM to some random office of an agent I found on Facebook to pick up my invitation letter to stay in Vietnam for longer. I don't know if I will have trouble coming back into the country from Cambodia but I've already booked my flight to [...]

Catching a 3rd class train as a solo female traveler from Chumpon to Bangkok (south to central Thailand)

Catching a 3rd class train as a solo female traveler from Chumpon to Bangkok (south to central Thailand)

The beauty of traveling like a local is that you build an understanding of what a person in that world endures in daily life. You also have so much more of a memorable time... I wasn't going to write a blog on this but it was such an experience that I couldn't resist! What are [...]