Welcome to Yangshuo, one of the most beautiful places in China if you ask me. Yangshuo is small town located about a two-hour bus ride from Guilin, in Guangxi province. It is known for its incredible mountain and water scenery and the best time to visit is in the Spring (I went in April). Popular […]Read more "Yangshuo Travel Guide 4.30.18"
Welcome to Shenyang, the largest city in Northeast China in Liaoning province. While this may be a large city in the North, it’s relatively small comparable to other cities in China. I visited this area in March as spring was blossoming, clear blue skies and all I needed was a light jacket. I found this […]Read more "Shenyang Travel Guide 4.21.18"
It’s taken me some time to unscramble this jumbled mess of thoughts, but I think I’ve finally nailed it down and put it into words. People ask me all the time whether I’ll ever live in the US again, and I really don’t think that I will. I grew up in the US, I don’t […]Read more "I don’t think I’ll ever live in the US again! 2.25.18"
It seems like ages since I last wrote a blog post. A part of me is sad that I haven’t been very consistent but another part of me is proud. When I first began traveling I tried to write a post for just about everything I experienced. But, I never necessarily intended for anyone to […]Read more "This Year is Going to Rock! 2.12.18"
My youngest memory of this famous quote and cliché belongs to the middle school version of myself when I was counting down the days until I could go to High School. I went to one of those weird elementary schools that started from Kindergarten and finished at 8th grade so I was surrounded by the […]Read more "The Grass isn’t always Greener on the Other Side 10.16.17"
I’ve been very out of touch with my writing and now I don’t even know where to begin. My last blog entry I was celebrating my first glimpse of fame for achieving over 200,000 views on one video. Now that same video has jumped to almost 900,000 views and my subscriber count has gone from […]Read more "Did Travel Solve All My Problems? 9.10.17"
For years it’s been written on my resume that a goal of mine is to make a viral video. I always thought it would be a music video that I would make for somebody else, but somehow it turned out to be me in front of the lens. It was strange at first to put […]Read more "My First Taste of Fame 6.21.17"
I never thought this day would come, especially not in a city that I’d never even heard of. I planned to backpack the world for a year after I graduated college hoping to eventually settle down to find a job in France. Well, things have changed in ways I never could have predicted. Changes of mind, split second […]Read more "I’m Living in Shenzhen, China 5.27.17"
Hardly anybody talks about the negatives of travel and more importantly the life lessons that follow. There are negatives to travel! But the negatives can teach you the most important life lessons that you never imagined you needed. For me, it was the importance of a COMMUNITY! Oh and Happy Mother’s Day! 🙂 Photos Videos […]Read more "The Importance of COMMUNITY while TRAVELING! 5.14.17"
My journey from Hong Kong to Shenzhen, China. Upon arriving, I quickly learned that my expectations of China were completely wrong. This city and this country are truly something else. Photos VideosRead more "China is NOT what I Expected! 5.4.17"