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

Domestic Travel, International Travel, Reflections, Travel Stories

The First Time Sexual Harassment While Traveling Made Me Feel in Danger

Any female who has traveled, especially solo, no doubt has stories of experiencing sexual harassment while traveling. It wasn’t until last November though, after years of frequent travel, that an incident made me both pissed and wary enough to change my travel plans. It’s everywhere Go out with friends, and some guy will think he… Read More The First Time Sexual Harassment While Traveling Made Me Feel in Danger

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

What I Packed for 5 Months in Asia, from the Himalayas to Southeast Asia

When I left on my funemployment trip through Asia, the only plans I had was to start in Manchuria¬†and work my way south as the weather got colder and to meet my boyfriend in southern Thailand for Thanksgiving. So I packed mostly warm weather clothes and a few layers for autumn in China, all rolled… Read More What I Packed for 5 Months in Asia, from the Himalayas to Southeast Asia