flocking through

“I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.” Cheryl Strayed, "Wild"

Chasing waterfalls in Luang Prabang

Okay so the waterfalls of Luang Prabang were so stunning that they deserve their own post 🙂 Luang Prabang is one of my favorite cities for so many reasons but the nature has to be one the top ones. A... Continue Reading →


Tribal Villages of Sapa

Much like Halong Bay- one spot I had budgeted both time and money for with out question was Sapa. I had heard from locals and tourists alike that I must experience the mountain life in a homestay and do some... Continue Reading →

Halong Bay via Cat Ba

From the moment I told friends that I would be traveling Vietnam one of the first responses was always you MUST see Halong Bay. Though I had been warned that some find it touristy over all the consensus was that... Continue Reading →

2,175 words I needed to write

Sometimes I get this false notion that if I continue to educate myself on injustices such as oppression that these things will not happen to me. That knowledge is my shield of armor wrapped around protecting me. Perhaps this grows... Continue Reading →

Hanoi- a homebase for Vietnam’s treasures

Arriving in Hanoi I knew that I would be spending a bit of time here as it would be my home base for visiting a few other must sees in Vietnam (Halong Bay and Sapa). By this time I was... Continue Reading →

Phong Nha

  I was reluctant to leave the charm of Hoi An behind but looking forward to seeing what more this country had in store for me. I hopped on yet another bus to Phong Nha. After some typical transportation complications... Continue Reading →

Hoi An- city of charm

  From Nha Trang I hopped on a  12 hour sleeper bus for the city of Hoi An. Having just been sick for all of my stay in Nha Trang I promised myself a bit of extra self care on... Continue Reading →

Easy Rider through the Highlands

After much thought on how to make the journey from Dalat to Nha Trang I finally made the decision to pay the money for the experience of an Easy Rider tour. Originally I had hopes of buying my own bike... Continue Reading →

Mekong Delta

After having a decent glimpse into local life is Saigon and seeing the main tourist attractions I decided to head south for the Mekong Delta. I contemplated the tour packages offered through out the city but luckily Nico at my... Continue Reading →

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