Traveling with Multiple Sclerosis

Traveling with Multiple Sclerosis

Let me start with this: I am very open about my MS. I understand and admire those who keep their struggle with Multiple Sclerosis to themselves, however, I find that its almost therapeutic to share my story. So there’s that. Ask me anything! Just a quick summary – My diagnosis came in May 2014 out … Read More

Night Bus Mayhem – Sihanoukville to Ho Chi Minh City

Night Bus Mayhem – Sihanoukville to Ho Chi Minh City

First of all, I apologize for the lack of visual evidence when it comes to this endeavor. My mind was otherwise occupied between these particular hours of 2 – 5am. After a relaxing day on Koh Rong Samloem, we ferried back to the mainland and grabbed a bite at our go-to Sihanoukville spot, Monkey Republic … Read More

Motorbiking Vietnam – My Observations, Tips, and Tricks

Motorbiking Vietnam – My Observations, Tips, and Tricks

Never in a million years did I ever see myself even driving a motorbike let alone buying my very own and biking across an entire country, but that’s exactly what I found myself doing through the beautiful nation of Vietnam. It all started with a very persuasive group of German backpackers at our hostel in … Read More

Koh Rong Samloem – An Unexpected Night in Paradise

Koh Rong Samloem – An Unexpected Night in Paradise

After two evenings of debauchery in Sihanoukville with a group of German backpackers that we met at our hostel, we decided to trade in the nights of glow paint and free shots for a more subdued adventure out to the islands we had heard about off of the Cambodian coast. A sassy Irish couple that … Read More

Thoughts on Frenchmen Street

Thoughts on Frenchmen Street

This past weekend I found myself in New Orleans, Louisiana. As I was with my mom, who is certainly not the type to enjoy the lunacy of Bourbon Street,  we spent our Friday night making our way up and down the tamer, more local Frenchmen Street. My college years saw countless fun (if fuzzy to recall) weekends … Read More

10 Moments of Bliss on Koh Phangan

10 Moments of Bliss on Koh Phangan

The notorious party island of Koh Phangan had the honor of being our first real stop in Asia. After a whirlwind of flights and hotels through Auckland, Melbourne, Bangkok, and Koh Samui, we finally boarded a ferry alongside countless other backpackers, all dreaming of neon paint and buckets full of alcohol, and we made our way … Read More

I Dream of Kiwi – Why Traveling to New Zealand Restored My Faith in Humanity

I Dream of Kiwi – Why Traveling to New Zealand Restored My Faith in Humanity

From the very first moments, I knew that my trip to New Zealand was going to be an unforgettable experience. As soon as my flight from LAX entered Auckland airspace, I looked out of my little ice-rimmed window into the most breathtaking sunrise I have ever had the privilege of witnessing. Breathtaking. A word that I could … Read More