CENTRAL VIETNAM

24 Incredible Things to Do in Hue + Tips for Your Historical Trip

Wondering what the best things to do in Hue on your first visit are? Here’s all I got up to on my long awaited trip! Back during my two and a half weeks in Vietnam in 2016, I remember being…

VIETNAM

Azerai La Residence Hue: Historic Luxury in Vietnam’s Most Royal City

One of the best things to do in Hue? Splurge on at least one night at the historic Azerai La Residence! You guys know I love a gorgeous hotel with a story to tell, so I was pretty excited to…

2020 Book Challenge Quarter 4: 26-52

Hello. My name is Samantha, and I finished my 2020 Book Challenge of reading 52 books with about 2 hours to spare before the clock struck midnight. I really did it! Boy was book #52 a power read which, yes,…

The Highs and Lows of 2020

Well, happy new year, guys! We made it through 2020, and boy, nothing I thought or planned for this time last year remotely came true. Let’s recap: where I was, some lows, and some highs. Working on a post with…

VIETNAM

What to Do in Mui Ne and Phan Thiet

Wondering what to do in Mũi Né and Phan Thiết? Here’s a little guide based on my few days here! Recently, I was invited by Victoria Hotels to check out their property in Phan Thiết, and, naturally, I was very…

KOREA

14 Unique Gift Ideas for Your Friend Who Loves Korea

I couldn’t let one more year go by and not make a fun list of Korean gift ideas. This isn’t necessarily a list of souvenirs (I promise that post is somewhere in my drafts), but rather a gift guide for someone…