Thailand, Travel, Uncategorized

Discovering Bangkok in 48 Hours

Bangkok. A whirlwind of sights, sounds, and tastes. The capital of Thailand and, in many ways, the front door to the world of Southeast Asia. Millions of locals zoom by modern skyscrapers and hundred-year-old temples, while over 140,000 tourists arrive to the city each and every day. This all goes to show how large and […]

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Europe, Travel, Uncategorized

3:10 to Amalfi

It’s never the things that you expect to be most meaningful that actually hold the most meaning. It’s not seeing the Mona Lisa or visiting the Phi Phi Islands. It is the 6 hour drive through rural India. The boat ride between islands in Indonesia. The endless wandering through Angkor Wat. The solo bike ride […]

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Belgium, Europe, Travel

Eats & Treats for 48 Hours In Brussels

While there are plenty of cities to see in Belgium, Brussels  hosts some of the best seafood, desserts, and craft beer of any European city. Famous for decadent waffles and gourmet fries, check out a few of these must ‘eat & drink’ places for your next weekend escape to Brussels. When it comes to drinking, […]

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Asia, China, Travel

Beijing, China

Arriving late afternoon to the heart of Beijing (after a missed flight & 5 extra hours of travel), we checked into our beautiful, flower obsessed hostel & headed out in search of Beijing’s most delicious dumplings. Walking along the hidden streets of the Donghuashi district, we quickly realized we weren’t in the tourist section of […]

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Japan, Travel

Japan by Shinkansen: Hakone & Kyoto

Waking up in Hakone, our first Shinkasen pitstop began with a four o’clock sunrise over Lake Ashi & a Japanese inspired breakfast. Staying at the Hakone Hotel on the bank of Lake Ashi, everything Hakone has to offer was just a walk, boat, or cable car ride away. Deciding first to catch the cruise around […]

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Asia, Japan, Travel

48 Hours In Tokyo

Flying 5,000 miles from Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo, Japan it only took 9 and a half hours to find myself in an entirely different hemisphere, culture, & cuisine. Trekking first from Tokyo’s Narita airport to Hamamatsucho staton in the central Minato district, we quickly dropped our bags and started on our to do list for 48 […]

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Australia, Melbourne, Travel, Uncategorized

A Summer Down Under: Melbourne

While Sydney was described to me many times as “the LA of Australia,” and Melbourne the New York, I left sunny Sydney ready for the hustle the bustle. Dropping my bags at Southern Cross Station and wandering down the gridded streets to Federation Square, it didn’t take me long to start seeing what everyone meant.

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Blog, Other, Travel, Uncategorized

A Summer Around The World

Traveling through three continents, eight cities, and circumnavigating the globe completely, this summer has been unlike any other. Starting in South Africa, interning in Australia, and then sightseeing through Japan, China, and Nepal, catch a glimpse of my summer around the world in the video below! Also check back for posts about my adventures in […]

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