10 Reasons Why Didn’t Want to Leave Vietnam

I remember arriving in the Atlanta International Airport after a 24+ hours long flight (with a canceled flight night in Seoul, Korea- an adventure I will write about next time). In three words, it was: quiet, cold, and lonely. Where were the loud honkings? Where were the street vendors on every corner? The dozens of [...]

Vietnam Transportations: To Motorbike or Not?

Motorbikes are riding within inches of each other, the loud whirring sound of the motor and fumes fill the air as everyone's idling at the stop light, the crazy woman driving a 10 ft tall lime tree with the man sitting in the back holding it up (that was us), etc. It's easy to say, "I'm not doing that."

New Blog Address!

Hi everyone, I have big news! As you may already know, I've been talking about having my own blog domain for awhile. Well, it's happening!! I'm currently still customizing it, but it's one step closer to achieving my goal! Here are some inside details: I want to do so many things with my new personal/professional/portfolio [...]

Working From Home: Language Interpreting

As you know from my previous post, I have recently been working online with my second remote job (see my first remote job post here) with a language company. As a lot of people are quite interested in what it's like to work from home, I decided to make a post about what it's like [...]

Top 10 Free Things to Do in Nashville, TN

It's no wonder that Nashville is considered Music City. The entire metropolis permeates with music and arts. If you are around or in town, be sure to stop by these top 10 free things to do in Nashville, Tennessee, put on a pair of boots, and go honky tonkin'!  "So honky tonk means white people [...]

Last Post: Travel Blogging Challenge Highlights and What I’ve Learned

I made it!!!!!!! For those who have never heard of this challenge, here is your opportunity to read it all the way 'til the end: 21 Weeks of Travel Blogging Challenge (feel free to do a challenge of yourself!). After over three months of blogging, there are a few posts that I'm quite proud of for writing [...]

Five Perfect Photo Opportunities in Mexico and Central America

As a travel blogger and a social media enthusiast, I would like to list some of the best photo ops in Central America that will get your toes wiggling for an adventure! 5. Bacalar, Mexico Where better to have a relaxing few weeks on the crystal blue waters and laid back town of Bacalar? The [...]

My Travel Bucket List

Ah, my never-ending list of things I want to do and places I want to go. Today, I’m going public with my to-travel list.  Destinations Visit castles and go to pubs in Ireland  To be absolutely honest, my very first impression of Irish culture is the time I ate potato skins at an Irish pub. [...]

Guest Post: Why Africa should be your next travel destination

So first, a bit about me. I'm Giles, a 26 year old travel blogger from the UK blogging on gilesmeetsworld.com. Last year was lucky enough fulfill my dream of traveling around the world, quitting my full time London job to visit 18 countries across 5 continents. The final leg of my trip was a camping group [...]

Arches National Park

Arches National Park is possibly one of the most beautiful parks we've been to during our road trip. Seeing the large sandstone arch formations created by wind erosion in the red sunset lighting is quite a wonder.  The world famous Delicate ArchArches took a day out of our trip, starting and ending our day at [...]

My Travel Confessions and Regrets

Hi everyone! Welcome back to another week of my Travel Blogging Challenge. It feels like it was ages ago since I’ve written my first challenge response. So much has changed since then. Funny how time flies, yet can still be devastatingly slow, huh? This week’s challenge theme: Confessions. Regrets. I have many, many things to [...]

Stages of Making a Big Move

Moving to another apartment, city, country, or continent can be daunting. It is especially so when you're moving along with someone else (like my boyfriend). In my entire life, I've moved countless of times. From the Philippines (3 cities) to Iowa (2 cities) to Georgia (2 cities) to North Carolina (4 cities, 3 houses, 2 [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling Japan (for Beginners)

Whether you’re an avid manga reader, or lover of Japanese culture, or just fascinated about Japanese technology, there is always something mystifying and beautiful about Japan that draws millions of tourists in the past decade. Today, I’m thrilled to share one of my three favorite cultures encountered while traveling: Japan. This is a three part [...]