Kelly Butte Lookout

I’ve been back home for about six weeks now and in that time I dove headfirst back into the grind and haven’t looked back since. Between work, friends and adult-life obligations, I feel like I’ve been constantly running around like a caffeinated cheetah. Remembering to slow down isn’t exactly my strong suit, but I find […]

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Hiking the Dhampus Trail, Nepal

We traipsed up stone steps and trundled through goat filled paths; We traversed the trail and travelled alongside the Himalayas. We triumphantly trotted our way through the Dhampus trek in Nepal! Okay, so it was more of a mild 2-day hike and not exactly Everest-esque, but it was still great. THE START First things first: […]

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Taking On Kawah Ijen

The journey began with an eight hour, non-air conditioned bus ride where three non-Asian sized tourists (that’d be us) squished on a bus seat made for two smaller-than-average-Asian-sized people. Luckily, the bus cleared a bit by hour 3 and we could spread out a little. Heavy emphasis on the “little” because that bus was seriously built with […]

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Perusing for Peruvian Perfection

Long time, no write. It’s all good though because I was preoccupied experiencing and that’s kind of the point, right Quick recap: 1. Left the oceans and jungles of Costa Rica 2. Landed in mountainous Cusco, Peru 3. Found llamas everywhere 4. Became overwhelmed with llama themed souvenirs 5. Realized I was utterly underprepared for […]

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