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Letting It Out – Living In Hoi An, Vietnam

Letting It Out I can’t seem to bring myself to share my journey on social media anymore. I can’t take the pressure and fakeness that comes along with having to make a post. Being a slave to ‘likes’ sucks. It makes people fake. It make’s me fake. All I was doing is appeasing people rather …

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Keio Plaza Hotel Review- Where To Stay in Tokyo

We only had 48 hours to explore Tokyo, so picking a hotel with the ultimate location became our top priority. Shinjuku and Shibuya are the best areas to stay in Tokyo, so we narrowed our search using only those locations. Once we set filters for a high guest rating, affordability, and non-shoebox rooms, only a …

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London’s Gatwick Airport Closed Due To Drone Chaos

The second busiest airport in the United Kingdom has been brought to a complete stand still. All flights have been grounded for the foreseeable future after a drone was spotted in the airspace. This wasn’t an isolated incident as there have been more than 50 reports to police since the drones were first spotted on the …

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Taking a Taxi, Private Driver and GRAB in Hoi An

Getting around Hoi An, Vietnam is pretty easy! The town itself isn’t over-populated and it doesn’t cover a lot of distance. Most visitors are happy to explore the town on foot, or by using bicycles. Bikes are usually provided to guests of hotels free of charge, or rented for a very affordable price in town. …

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The Best Place to Stay In Hoi An Close to Ancient Town

It seems that almost every hotel, homestay and vacation rental in Hoi An, Vietnam brags of being in the “perfect location”. While Hoi An is a relatively small city with a population of 120000, it’s quite spread out. Being within walking distance of Hoi An Ancient Town can look different for every traveler depending on …

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How To See Tokyo Like Anthony Bourdain

Tokyo. It’s mesmerizing. Intimidating. Disorienting. Upsetting. Poignant. And yes, beautiful. – Anthony Bourdain Similar to Anthony, Tokyo was one of those places I could return to 100 times and still have no idea what I’m doing. Ever changing, constantly shifting and always an adventure. For the mind, the palate and the soul. My husband and …

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Live Like a Millionaire in this City for $500 a Week

Living in North America is getting more and more expensive. Many are barely just getting by and living from paycheck to paycheck. Imagine for a minute you could live a life of luxury for only $500 a week!? You wake up in luxury house overlooking the pool. The temperature is 27°C and stays that way …

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The EASY Guide To Getting a Vietnam Visa Online

Let me start this blog by saying the entire Vietnam Visa process is MUCH easier than I thought it was!I had major anxiety after researching Vietnam Visa’s online. So many guides said there were major hoops to jump through. One article said it was difficult to find a legit agency, while another told me I …

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How To Haggle In Hoi An Vietnam For a Great Deal!

Hoi An, Vietnam is well known for its custom clothing, beautiful lanterns and hand made souvenirs at very affordable prices. Just how affordable? It depends on who you ask. The one thing you’ll notice missing from almost every shop is price tags. The home of the Unesco World Heritage site, Hoi An Ancient Town still …

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How Instagram Influencers are Ruining Travel

Someone Has to Say It If I see one more cutesy photo of the Eiffel tower I’m going to vomit. The superficial travel photos are driving me absolutely insane. Hundreds of duplicates of the exact same photos of the same attractions. Over and over, just different people in new cutesy ways of posing in front …

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Bali Massage – Everything You Need To Know (With Prices!)

Yes, everything you’ve heard about getting a massage in Bali is true. They are dirt cheap, insanely relaxing and available everywhere you look. Imagine paying someone $7 to give you a full body rub down while listening to sounds of waterfalls, breathing in scents of lemongrass, and finishing with a warm ginger tea. That is …

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Hotel Majapahit Surabaya – Worth The Trip To East Java

I stumbled across this hidden gem of a hotel in a non-conventional way. I was doing research for an article about the cheapest 5-Star hotels in the world, and the Hotel Majapahit came up. I instantly fell in love with everything about it, from it’s rich history to it’s unique architecture, not to mention it’s …

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