I Wish I Brought a Backpack Instead (Tokyo + Kawaguchiko + Hakone + Hiroshima + Osaka + Kyoto + Nara, Japan)

I always took pride in being able to travel by myself. Go backpacking even. This trip wasn’t one of them. For one, I couldn’t fit 11 days worth of warm clothes in my pink North Face backpack so I was stuck with this huge pink luggage, which I dragged across 6 cities in Japan: which…

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One Night (Yangon, Myanmar)

It all started a little after sunrise on a Saturday. The coffee-stained boarding pass pretty much speaks for the rush and stress I had that morning. I nearly missed my flight! Nonetheless, I made it. The trip was meant to be a quick one for the long weekend. Little did I know it was going…

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I Spent My Birthday Week With Strangers: Part II (Phuket + Krabi + Phi Phi Island, Thailand)

I took the first flight out early morning of my birthday. In just an hour or so, I went from the vibrant streets of Bangkok to the laid-back white sand beaches of Phuket. Part 1 of the trip here PHUKET For the first time, I took a break from the usual backpacker’s life of staying at hostels and…

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