Udee Bangkok Hostel

Udee Bangkok Hostel was the first of four places we stayed on our vacation to Thailand and Cambodia, and it was absolutely lovely. A short walk from Chatuchak Market, incredibly friendly hosts, excellent help with finding transportation, you really can’t…

10 Things to Do Before Vacation

One of the best ways to enjoy a trip is to make sure you’re organized before you hop on or in your plane/train/car to a different destination. Before I leave Windy Poplars (the Anne Shirley inspired nickname I gave my home…

How to Be a Mindful Traveler

As the world gets a little smaller, and travel becomes easier and easier to do, there’s bound to be more tourists, travelers, wanderers, and explorers in all sorts of areas in the world. As we continue to explore, it’s important…

All You Need to Know About Kimchi

Oh my kimchi. No food is more quintessentially Korean than this piece of fermented cabbage cuisine. I’ve become very familiar with this side dish, its various flavors, and its use in a variety of different soups and entrees. Last year…

United Economy Plus Review

Travel Date: August 2015 Travel Itinerary: From San Francisco (SFO) to Incheon (ICN) So, maybe it’s because I was watching a lot of “Parks and Rec,” or it was a mini-birthday present to myself, but I decided to go with the “TREAT…

Learn Afrikaans

The “Speak Foreign to Me” guides are meant to be used as a starting point for your language learning. Whether you want a quick reference for your next trip, or you want to start the path to fluency, these guides…