The holy month of Ramadan ends tomorrow, and around 1.8 billion people around the world will mark the end of this holiday with a celebration called Eid ul-Fitr - The Festival of Breaking the Fast. Having had Muslim friends throughout my life, I had a... Discover More..
"This title sounds insane." That's the first thought that went through my head upon rereading it. Relating solo travel to quarantine? Crazy. I know it sounds insane and crazy. How can being restricted to your house, entirely physically disconnected ... Discover More..
Since you follow this blog, I'm assuming you love to travel. For those of us stuck at home, not being able to explore much beyond our living room and bathroom is taking its toll. There's definitely a certain comfort in knowing that at least we're ... Discover More..
In honor of National Beer Day, I decided to tell the story of how my favorite alcoholic beverage quite literally started the world. A while ago I visited the very underrated city of Brussels and went on an incredibly in-depth, somewhat inebriating be... Discover More..
In these strange times, a lot of us find ourselves stuck at home for the foreseeable future with no clear plan of when our self-quarantine ends, or what to do while we're indoors. Luckily, I'm an introvert who has spent years working from home, so I... Discover More..
Hi. I usually blog about travel. But as you may have noticed, the world is a bit preoccupied with other things right now. It feels borderline insane to write an article on how to spend 5 days in Spain at the moment (like you give a shit right now). ... Discover More..
Hello again! Sorry for the delay in posting, but travel life has been a bit hectic lately - all will be explained soon. It's been long enough since I wrote my "How to Make Friends on the Road" series. So, let's get to it - Part 2 on how to make frien... Discover More..
If you've been following the news about young Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. or the terrifying environmental news in general, you may have heard of "flight shaming". Broadly speaking, it is the practice of pressuring people to fly less, or not at a... Discover More..
Though I am a city girl at heart, I need frequent trips into the wild outdoors to avoid going crazy. To breathe in the fresh air, hike up wooded hills, and take a long mental pause from the constant noise and lights of the city. So I ventured up... Discover More..
I recently realized that in nine years of living in LA, a city where 32% of the population identifies as Mexican-American, I have never attended a Dia de Los Muertos Festival. This year I set about changing that enormous oversight. One of the r... Discover More..