The former capital of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh (HCMC) is the largest city in the country. Filled with untamed culture and evolving urban lifestyle, the city of Ho Chi Minh, formerly known as Saigon is a pulsating land of hope and happiness. The glow which it carries gets better and exuberates as the day moves from dawn to dusk.
I’ve always been attracted to food – where it comes from, how it’s prepared, it’s presentation, and obviously, how delicious it is. I’ll be the first to admit that I’ll take photos of my food and hashtag #foodporn on my Instagram. I have no shame. My version of Netflix and chill is me (alone) binge watching Anthony Bourdain while stuffing my face with dumplings.
As a student, time restriction represents one of the biggest challenges to traveling. With classes, clubs, and a job, it can be difficult to try and squeeze in trips without neglecting any important obligations. Furthermore, it can be difficult to truly enjoy a short trip without feeling pressured to see everything in limited time. Luckily, some cities are perfect for quick weekend trips, where you can hit all the main attractions in a couple days and leave feeling accomplished and cultured. Copenhagen represents one of these amazing cities. Read More
Hate to wait? When you’re traveling, some things are out of your control. You can’t always avoid wasting time, but don’t despair. You have power over a lot of travel conditions. Taking certain steps before and during your trip can help you to become a more efficient traveler.
Working in another country can be one of the highlights of your career. You learn the language like a native, see the countryside as no tourist can, and immerse yourself in the culture of the land. But, launching a career abroad can also seem a little scary. Preparation can make the difference between an easy transition and disappointment when you arrive. Put your fears aside, and use these tips to plan for a career abroad.
Island hopping in Thailand has always been a dream of mine. It wasn’t long after arriving in Bangkok, Thailand (see my other recent post on how to see Bangkok on a budget) that I booked my flights to Phuket and planned my week accordingly to hit them all: Phuket, Krabi, Ko Phi Phi and Koh Lanta. Read More
For Chinese international students, traveling back to school involves more than just books and classes – it involves finding a cheap flight to get back to campus. By traveling to the States in July versus August, Chinese students can achieve two goals – they can take advantage of one of the best seasons to explore America while also saving hundreds of dollars by traveling before peak season. Read More
Some major cities are impossible to tackle when on a tight budget. Between the cost of transportation, accommodation and, most importantly, food, you might find yourself having to cut certain ventures short due to a lack of funding. I am here to tell you that Bangkok, Thailand is not like most major cities. You can experience Bangkok on a budget – and this is how to do it. Read More