Visiting Hiroshima as a (half) Japanese American Woman

Visiting Hiroshima as a (half) Japanese American Woman

As young children, we’re introduced to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. I remember reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes in elementary school and hoping for her recovery from leukemia. In high school, we…

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Is Visiting Kelingking Beach Worth the Hype?

Is Visiting Kelingking Beach Worth the Hype?

One of the most iconic views in all of Bali takes on the shape of a dinosaur and goes by the nicknames: Cap de T-Rex, T-Rex Bay, and Dinosaur Hat Beach. Lookup a photo of…

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15 Insanely Useful Budget-Friendly Travel Essentials (for us girls in our 20’s)

15 Insanely Useful Budget-Friendly Travel Essentials (for us girls in our 20’s)

Budget travel may seem intimidating, but psst! It’s a lot easier than you think with these nifty tools! Keep this list readily available for your next trip abroad! AND if you’re new to solo budget…

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10 Reasons Why Teaching Abroad is Better Than a 9-5 After College

10 Reasons Why Teaching Abroad is Better Than a 9-5 After College

So you’ve crossed the stage, received your diploma, turned your tassel, and moved out of the dorms. College has officially come to an end and everyone asks you … “What are your plans now?!” Are…

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The Prettiest Hike in Bali! I Present to You, Mount Batur

The Prettiest Hike in Bali! I Present to You, Mount Batur

If you’re anything like me, I CRAVE adventure. Just about everyone who heard I was going to Bali said I had to do a sunrise hike up Mount Batur (an active volcano on the island…

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Your All-Inclusive Guide to Bali’s Monkey Forest

Your All-Inclusive Guide to Bali’s Monkey Forest

Got Ubud on your Bali itinerary? What about Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary? Home to 1,049 Balinese long-tailed monkeys, this Hindu temple complex is one of Ubud’s most popular spots receiving over 10,000 visitors PER MONTH.…

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