International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

How to Do the Cu Chi Tunnels Tour on Your Own (Updated for 2024)

One of the most popular things to do in Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon) is visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels. Most people join a tour group to make the visit. But if that’s not your vibe, great news: it’s possible to DIY it! Here’s everything you need to know about visiting the Cu Chi… Read More How to Do the Cu Chi Tunnels Tour on Your Own (Updated for 2024)

Domestic Travel, International Travel

The Best Gifts for Every Type of Traveler in Your Life

Looking for travel gifts for the quarantined traveler? Check out the special 2020 edition of this guide!  With the holidays coming and Black Friday just around the corner, I figured it’s finally time for me to create a holiday gift guide with the best travel gifts. Of course, travelers come in all different stripes, so… Read More The Best Gifts for Every Type of Traveler in Your Life

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

The 10 Best Things to Do (and Eat!) in Kathmandu

If you’ve been a regular reader, you know that I had some troubling experiences with sexual harassment in Kathmandu. It’s colored my perception of Kathmandu, but objectively, the city has some amazing cultural and historical sites that are definitely worth a visit. Plus, if you arrive in Nepal by air, you’ll most likely land in… Read More The 10 Best Things to Do (and Eat!) in Kathmandu

International Travel

Budget Breakdown: How Much I Spent Traveling China for 7 Weeks

If you’re looking to know exactly how much it’ll cost to travel China for 7 weeks, I’m going to disappoint you. That’s because the truth is, there’s no good way to really tell you how much it costs to travel in China. It’s a huge country with diverse topography, 56 ethnic groups, and thousands of years of… Read More Budget Breakdown: How Much I Spent Traveling China for 7 Weeks