Day 5 In Mexico City Part 2 Soumaya

After a transforming but emotionally exhausting experience at El Museo de Memoria y Tolorencia earlier that morning, my friend K and I decided it was time for lunch. With the sky threatening to rain overhead, we stopped in a mall food court before we headed to the Soumaya Museum. The Soumaya Museum is a privateContinue reading “Day 5 In Mexico City Part 2 Soumaya”

Day 4 in Mexico City Fridas House

After no sleep the night before and some decisions I regretted today made up for it all. My new friend K, who I had met while checking into my hostel, and I got up early to make our way to Coyoacán and Frida Kalo’s house. Another traveler whom K had met at the Lucha LibreContinue reading “Day 4 in Mexico City Fridas House”

Day 3 in Mexico City

Wins and Fails After an exciting night and another restless sleep, I was ready to go again the following day to see what the city had to offer. It was a good museum day with rain and heat in the forecast. So I headed down with several girls who were staying at my hostel, includingContinue reading “Day 3 in Mexico City”

Mexico City Day 2

After a restless night of sleep… if you’re new here, this is a theme when I travel and will take a toll on me through this trip since it’s the longest trip I have taken since I stopped sleeping well outside my own bed. After a restless night of sleep, I headed out with myContinue reading “Mexico City Day 2”

Mexico City Day 1

My first solo trip out of the US was To Mexico City in 2018 at the age of 29. After spending years without a vacation and only one long weekend spent as a goodbye trip with a friend before I moved to Arizona, I was finally making time for travel in my life. Before livingContinue reading “Mexico City Day 1”

Explore Busan

Busan, can you be redeemed? Unfortunately, my first trip to Busan 부산 left me with a sour taste in my mouth that I had yet to shake. I hope that by spending a few days here, my mind could be changed, and I could fall in love with the city. After an hour and aContinue reading “Explore Busan”

Gyeongju South Korea

Gyeongju 경주 was the stronghold of the Shilla 신라 Dynasty, one of the largest kingdoms in Korea; today, only relics and tombs remain of this kingdom that helped shape Korea. It may seem that there is not much to see in Gyeongju, but once you get there, your days will be full of picturesque scenery,Continue reading “Gyeongju South Korea”

Andong South Korea 

Andong 안동시 is known for its based chicken, masked dances, and the folk village Hahoe 안동하회마을. Since coming to Korea, I have been looking forward to going there. Unfortunately, I went at the wrong time of year, and during Covid, the town was tranquil, and not much was going on. Never he less, I foundContinue reading “Andong South Korea “

Is Korea Safe?

As a female solo traveler, the question ”Is this place safe?” is always on my mind when I look at going someplace. I want the answer to be as simple and easy as a yes or no, but the true answer is always more complicated. We tend to romanticize some places and villainize others. AnythingContinue reading “Is Korea Safe?”

Travel Fail Jeongdongjin Beach

What started off as a fantastic day ended up being quite the travel fail.  I left my guest house in Gangneung 강릉시 early (4am before the busses ran) and walked to the train station. I took the first train out 20min down the coast to Jeongdongjin beach 정동진 to watch the sunrise. Despite freezing myContinue reading “Travel Fail Jeongdongjin Beach”