PHILADELPHIA

10 Unique Things To Do in Philadelphia

As you may know I grew up near the one and only Philadelphia. You may know it for a variety of reasons– its sports fans, its history, and, Rocky. Until recently I haven’t given it the time of day. Living away for…

The Chillhouse in Bali: A True Retreat

I’ve been wanting to stay the Chillhouse in Bali for quite some time. I first saw the video that Brooke of World of Wanderlust did with them, and fell in love. I hadn’t even really been that keen on going…

The Mount Batur Sunrise Trek in Bali

Ah yes, the famous Mount Batur sunrise trek. A must do for anyone who likes hiking or sunrises in Bali. I should preface this post by explaining that this was not an easy trek for me at all. I’m a night…

KOREA

20 Photos to Make You Fall in Love with Traditional Korea

I’m going to be perfectly honest. What drew me to Korea as a high school senior was K-pop. The bubblegum pop, the pretty faces, the over the top glitz… I ate it all up. I spent my first summer in Seoul indulging…

Sea Pearl Hotel in Catba

Let this be a lesson learned (or re-learned): Money is not always an indicator of quality. Unfortunately, Cat Ba isn’t exactly an island like you might think. While the bay is pretty, the island town is not. It could be,…

(Mis)adventures in Tongyeong

Oh, Tongyeong. You were such an experience. I had been wanting to visit this port city for quite some time, and when I had a three-day weekend in early June, I decided to do a bit of solo traveling for…