Hi everybody! Some of my posts start off with that greeting due to my deep admiration of The Simpsons tv show. There’s a character in the show, Dr. Nicholas Riviera, better known as Dr. Nick; a quack doctor whose always prescribing the easy way out. Whenever he comes out in an episode, he always says, “Hi everybody!”. … More Going to Nowhere
I love bread. I LOVE BREAD. Whenever I’m home, I bake bread…every week… because I love it. I love it with real butter and fresh out of the oven. Wait for it to cool down? NEVER!! First, death by fingers burning! So on this note, while I was touring around Asia I realized that bread … More The best Banh Mi in Hanoi, Vietnam
Hi Fraaands 🙂 I have just returned from my 2 month journey in south east Asia and could not be missing it more! I finally slept last night, in my current time zone, so I am awake enough to write! When traveling, there’s always someone around to tell you what you should do…and what you … More Top 11 things to NOT do in Asia, that I totally did
A few days ago, while driving to Padang Bay, we passed a cremation ceremony, also known as Ngaben. In Bali, a formal ceremony is held for just about everything, including funerals. We hopped out of the car and our Balinese friend explained the ceremony to us. When a death occurs, the entire village comes together. … More Balinese cremation ceremony
Catchy title, no? But it is true, I got shot. I got shot 3 times, twice in my left arm and once in my right arm. And I paid for it! What is this madness you’re reading?! Allow me to explain; I was shot, by a medical assistant, who injected me with vaccines. Hehehehe As afraid, … More I Got Shot
Hi guys, We’ve all had nightmares, right? The ones that wake you in the middle of the night, but you can’t remember a thing of what you’ve dreamt; or the ones where you feel like you’re falling, and you wake up just before you face plant. Regardless, nightmare suck. Our dreams are uncontrollable, un-predictable, and … More Fearful to be Fearless
Hi everybody, The first time I ever traveled solo, I went to Lyon, France. I spent 5 amazing days there learning, exploring, and discovering why Lyon is such a great place to visit. Not necessarily an alternative to Paris, but certainly a to-go for your list! Food, food, food! Lyon is the gastronomic capital of … More 5 Reasons why Lyon needs to be on your To Go list!
¡Hola a todos! ¡No queria dejar mi gente latina afuera de mis aventuras! Cada semana voy a dedicar una entrada en el blog escrita en español. Puede que sea un resumen de la semana o algo totalmente aleatorio. Hoy les quiere explicarpor que empece este blog! Al final de septiembre embarco en un tour del Sudeste de … More Aquí se habla español
Hi everybody, Now that I’ve gone and told my whole little world about my blogging, I feel as though all the doors to travel opportunities have been flung open and are beckoning me. They’re calling out and saying “Vanessa, come visit this place. No, no, come here; we have a better exchange rate!” Hahahaha Well … More How to score cheap flights to Awesome places
The struggle, is first world problem, real. I don’t know about you, but most people seem to hate packing. I certainly don’t enjoy it. I always leave it until the last minute, like it’s 1 am and I have to be at the airport at 5:00 am. I have to admit, my roommate motivated this … More To pack, or to pack really really late and be stressed?