I have been terrible at keeping this blog, but who’s surprised? This post is about my weekend in Sumatra, which I spent deep in the Sumatran jungle with my friends Jesse, Laura, Annabelle, and Kira. The trip had a HECTIC start, which has been the trend for basically all of our trips. Here’s how it … Continue reading A Very Delayed Sumatra Post
I guess this post has been sitting in my drafts so here it is, better late than never! Every year for 10 days, Thais with Chinese heritage participate in a vegan (“je” or “jay” in Thai) festival, which is routed in their sect of the Buddhist religion. They abstain from drinking alcohol, using animal products, … Continue reading Chinatown Je Festival
Hello World!! It has been quite some time since I have posted on here, so my apologies. I’ve been quite busy the last few weeks with school, travel, and dealing with unexpected issues – here are just a few of the highlights and lowlights. Annabelle getting food poisoning right before our Siem Reap trip and … Continue reading Siem Reap and Angkor Wat
Last weekend, I traveled with a group of nine to Pai, a small town three hours outside of Chiang Mai, known for its laid back backpacker vibe and proximity to waterfalls, mountains, and other natural features. I was a bit hesitant about going on the trip because I felt like I needed a weekend off, … Continue reading A piece of Pai-radise
Scuba diving is something I’ve always thought would be really cool but never expected to actually do. That’s why I’m grateful it was on the top of my friend Kira’s bucket list. She planned our trip to Koh Tao, an island famous for it’s beautiful and affordable diving – it was an incredible weekend. We … Continue reading My First Time Diving!
Last week, I had my first days of classes at Mahidol University International College. The campus, and specifically the buildings, are gorgeous. Well, at least the one’s I’ve seen – we get stopped if we try to go into some of the buildings. There are a few buildings dedicated to the International College, but all of … Continue reading Class
I’ve now been living in Salaya for about a week, although it feels longer than that. I’ve been having such a great time and, while I’ve had barely any structured activities, this is the first time all week I’ve sat down alone for more than 20 minutes. Needless to say, I’m pretty exhausted (and a … Continue reading No Complaints (Except the Wifi)