48 Hours in Portland, Oregon – The Food Tour

This past fall my brother and I had the opportunity to travel to Portland, Oregon. He works full time, and I'm a full time student. So, we worked with the time constraints we had and met up for the weekend in Portland! It was both of our first trip to PDX, so obviously we followed … Continue reading 48 Hours in Portland, Oregon – The Food Tour


Rainy Day in Hôi An

Day 16- This morning we woke up early for yet another bus journey! Today we were embarking for about a three to four hour ride to Hôi An. The plan was to travel through Hai Van Pass, which apparently has some stunning views of the Vietnam coastline. Unfortunately, due to the high winds and pouring … Continue reading Rainy Day in Hôi An

Spending the Day in Huê

Day 15- I don’t know if it’s because it’s halfway through the trip exactly, or because I ate something funky, or because I slept on a train the night before and a boat the night before that, but I wasn’t feeling super on the ball today. I wasn’t sick, but I guess run down is … Continue reading Spending the Day in Huê

Halong Bay and the Night Train to Huê

Day 14- This morning was the first morning of my life that I woke up on a BOAT...and not just any boat...a boat in Halong Bay!! I woke up at the crack of dawn to do Thai Chi on the top deck. It was so so magical!! Sunrise thai chi on the roof of a … Continue reading Halong Bay and the Night Train to Huê

The Perfect Day on Halong Bay

Day 13- Carolyn made it to Vietnam!! I can’t believe this is roughly the halfway mark of my adventure! It’s crazy because I feel like I just arrived in Asia, but I also feel like this lifestyle has become my life now. So all I can really do, is continue to live in the moment!! … Continue reading The Perfect Day on Halong Bay