VIETNAM

Temple Hopping & Dim Sum in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

For a totally unique area to explore, check out the bustling District 5 in Ho Chi Minh City! One of the things I’ve really enjoyed about accidentally getting stuck in Saigon for six months is that I really have been…

NORWAY

Lofoten in the Winter: A Little Guide to these Picturesque Islands

Want to escape the crowds a bit? Why not check out beautiful Lofoten in the winter? When we asked Silvia what Norwegians would say about Lofoten, she told us that if you had asked them before things got too touristy,…

VIETNAM

All My Mu Cang Chai Travel Tips

Ever since I started seeing photos of Mu Cang Chai in Vietnam’s northern regions, it’s been on my list to visit! Now that I’ve made the journey and planned my own trip, I thought I’d share all my best tips.…

BOOK NOOK

2020 Book Challenge Quarter 3: 14 -25

Not bad! I’m still very, very behind on my book challenge, but I’ve made up a lot of ground already and am very much enjoying the books I’ve been reading. This quarter was quite a mix of books! Everything from…

KOREA

A Guide to Hiking Gyeryongsan in Korea

Autumn is back! This time with a complete guide to hiking Gyeryongsan National Park, a harder hike with lovely views near Daejeon. Enjoy! Honestly, before going to Gyeryongsan, I knew little about it. I’d hiked a lot of Korean mountains…

KOREA

Autumn in Korea 2020: Forecast, Food, Festivals, and More

Ohhhh, autumn in Korea. Hands down, when people ask me what the best time visit this country is, I tell them, without hesitation, to come between late September and mid-November. Here’s my guide to this magical season — what to…