Everything You Must Know Before Visiting the Taj Mahal

Some places, you wait a lifetime to see. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sometimes, those places don’t quite live up to expectations. The Taj Mahal exceeded every expectation I could have dreamed of. Magnificent would be an understatement. Heartbreakingly beautiful doesn't even begin to scratch the surface. Planning my visit, every single person I knew who had been to … Continue reading Everything You Must Know Before Visiting the Taj Mahal

6 Reasons Why Amritsar Must Be On Your India Itinerary

Located in the state of Punjab, 2.5M people live in Amritsar, which makes it a small city by Indian standards.  I absolutely loved it. It feels open and modern, but it’s also muddy with noisy alleyways.  I flew into Amritsar from Jaisalmer, and continued onwards to Delhi.  If you can, Amritsar would be the perfect … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Amritsar Must Be On Your India Itinerary

Charmed By Antigua, Guatemala in Only 72 Hours

Once the capital of Guatemala, Antigua’s colorful streetscapes are nestled between three volcanoes. Easily, it's one of Central America's most charming destinations. With a small, quaint vibe, you'll want to throw any notion of an itinerary out, and just spend your time leisurely exploring. At the end of our three days in Antigua, we found … Continue reading Charmed By Antigua, Guatemala in Only 72 Hours

Slowing Down in Hoi An: Why I Loved Fell For This Historic Slice of Vietnam

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HOI AN Coming into Vietnam, I'd been on a breakneck pace tour of SE Asia seeing Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos in two months. I hadn't planned my time in Vietnam prior to leaving. I'd secured a visa with specific entry dates, and decided to leave the rest up to … Continue reading Slowing Down in Hoi An: Why I Loved Fell For This Historic Slice of Vietnam

A Guide to Getting Clothes Custom Made in Hoi An, Vietnam

A GUIDE TO GETTING CLOTHES MADE IN HOI AN When I told people I was planning to visit Hoi An in Vietnam, everyone told me to get clothes made. Literally, everyone. Whether they'd been there or not personally, everyone seemed to know Hoi An's reputation for being a place to get beautiful, custom tailored items … Continue reading A Guide to Getting Clothes Custom Made in Hoi An, Vietnam

Affordable Island Luxury at the Charming Fox in Koh Samui

KOH SAMUI HOTEL: A REVIEW OF AN AFFORDABLE, LUXE ADULTS ONLY OPTION A trip to any tropical destination is always taking a bit of a gamble when it comes to weather. Visiting the Thai islands was my first time staying on tropical islands. Prior to the experience, I'd visited plenty of beaches in Mexico, both … Continue reading Affordable Island Luxury at the Charming Fox in Koh Samui