Australia, a working hostel, and a bra flag

In the beginning….

I was 19 years old, and decided to leave everything behind and go to Australia.
I vividly remember the day I left. It was so, so cold. It had just started to snow, and the runways at Heathrow airport were getting closed one by one. As I made my way to the airport, questions started to run through my head. Read More

Breeze through summer on a shoestring budget

As a graduate student, I always feel the pressure to balance my budget while trying to have fun.

Having come from the sunny country of Nepal where the sun shines high and bright even on our snow-capped mountain areas (more about Nepal in my coming blog posts), I had no idea what all the fuss about SUMMER was until I joined my University went to upstate New York. Winters that practically lasted half a year made me realize why California is all the rave in the US. I realize there’s a reason why the “crazy” daylight saving is justified –  to enjoy the sun as long as possible! 😉 Read More

London on a Budget

60-london-englandIn terms of world cities, it doesn’t get more cosmopolitan than London. It is the world’s most visited city and is home to dozens of famous landmarks, museums, and heritage sites. However, you don’t have to be financially rich in order to enjoy this culturally rich metropolis. By carefully planning your itinerary, you too can enjoy London for less.

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