Singapore Travel Guide for First Time Visitors

So you’ve got Singapore on your travel radar (after seeing those futuristic Supertrees all over Instagram)…but need a little help deciding how long to visit or what to do when you get there. Use this Singapore travel guide to help you navigate all the best things to do, food to try, and where to stay […]

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As the world shifts to an eco-friendlier climate, travelers are becoming more conscious of things they can do to give back while traveling. Starting a beach clean up abroad is one of the ways you can pay your dues to the country you’re traveling in, and respect Mother Earth. If you’re an ocean-lover like me, […]

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Starting a Beach Clean Up Abroad

Foreward: If you haven’t already, take a moment to read the first part of this blog, “Teaching in Thailand: Part 1”, which was written six months into me being a new ESL teacher. It highlights the things I learned about the role of the teacher, the ups and down of teaching, and the takeaway that […]

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Teaching in Thailand: Part 2

Foreward: This post was written six months into me being a new ESL teacher. Make sure to read “Teaching in Thailand: Part 2” to see the insight I gained after completing my one year contract. Teaching in Thailand Starting this post off with full honesty…I most definitely underestimated what teaching English as a foreign language […]

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Teaching in Thailand: Part 1

The vegan scene is bigger than it’s ever been, and whether you’re a full-blown vegan or just trying it out (like me), there are a number of vegan options around the world that make traveling and eating plant-based a little easier (and more fun!).  The bustling city of Bangkok Thailand is following this trend and […]

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Guide to Finding Vegan Restaurants in Bangkok

During my short trip in Malaysia, I only spent 2 days in Kuala Lumpur—but this was plenty of time to experience the highlights of the city. Here is my travel guide for two days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From food to accommodation to transportation, use these tips to get the most out of your trip […]

Southeast Asia, Travel

2 Days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I visited my first temple in 2017. Before that, I had never visited a temple or pagoda per se. As an American, I learned quickly there are a lot of foreign habits that are completely off our radar. We can disrespect the culture without even realizing it. Eventually, you will realize. But, this post will […]

Southeast Asia, Travel

Tips for Visiting a Temple in SE Asia

What’s your morning routine? Do you have one—or better yet, do you have a productive one? Old Ways I used to have a pattern of things I would do every morning: hit snooze on my alarm several times, immediately hop on my phone and begin checking my messages, socials, etc., roll out of bed and […]

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My Morning Routine: 8 Things I Do for a Positive Mindset

Culture shock is defined as the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone who is suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes.  If you’ve ever traveled to another country, you know first-hand what this feels like.  When I first moved from the United States to Thailand, I experienced the culture […]

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Reverse Culture Shock in Singapore