Europe, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Miscellaneous, North America, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Worth a Read

Books I read: 2016 Part II

January 8, 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR FRIENDS! Cheers to a beautiful 2017 filled with lots of adventures!

I grew up surrounded with books: My mom would take me to the local store to pick up a story book if I promised to be a good girl and not cry in the doctor’s office. My dad often dropped me off at a book rental place (like a library of some sort, but not really) and gave me free reign in choosing whichever Japanese comic books I wanted to get (always Doraemon, sometimes Kariage-Kun). I’ve always loved reading – it brings me to an entirely different world and allows me to let my imagination run wild.

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Asia, Europe, How-Tos, Miscellaneous, North America, South America, Worth a Read

How I Fund My Travels

December 11, 2016

I am making my way across Europe, ogling at all the Christmas lights and eating all the delicious foods, as you’re reading this, follow the adventures here

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People often ask me how I “have so much money to spend on travels”. In reality, I really don’t. I don’t make a six-figure salary, my parents don’t pay for my travels and I am not a trust fund kid – such a thing does not exist in our culture.

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Peru: Where We Stayed

December 4, 2016

I am making my way across Europe, ogling at all the Christmas lights and eating all the delicious foods, as you’re reading this, follow the adventures here

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We had quite a variety of hostel accommodations when we were in Peru. 3 out of the 4 hostels we stayed in were excellent for their value and gave us so many opportunities to meet other travelers. I wrote this to give you an idea that hostels (with a very few exceptions) really aren’t a bad choice for accommodation, especially if you’re going to South East Asia or South America where our Dollars can stretch pretty far.

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