Jungle Party

While most people have heard of the Full Moon Party the Jungle Party is a bit unknown compared to it's counterpart. Celebrated the night before, The Full Moon Party is held - you guessed it - in the middle of the Jungle. The Jungle Party costs 500 Baht, but I think it is definitely worth the … Continue reading Jungle Party

Coffee or Cocaine?

Ding! Ding! Ding! I found what you're looking for betches! C A  P H E  S U A  D A  "Vietnamese Iced Coffee With Condensed Milk [& A Pinch of Cocaine]  I guess you could say I've been slumming it in terms of coffee.  Until recently I have only had coffee from the street.  Well … Continue reading Coffee or Cocaine?

Binh Quoi Village

When Belinda was in Ho Chi Minh I wanted to immediately get out of Ho Chi Minh and go to Mui Ne.  However, Belinda wanted to experience the city and get a feel for what a typical week might be for me. Even though it was my birthday week, she did travel 20+ hours to see … Continue reading Binh Quoi Village

The Teacher Chronicles

I will be totally honest. When I made the decision to teach English abroad the thought of 'teaching' never crossed my mind. It sounds silly, but I'm being serious. I would tell my friends I would be, "Molding young minds," and give them my best Grinch face. While in Cambodia completing my TESOL training there were several … Continue reading The Teacher Chronicles

The Real MVP

BELINDA CAME TO HO CHI MINH FOR MY 23rd BIRTHDAY. It was by far one of the best birthday presents I have ever received. I was born in San Diego and grew up in Cerritos, CA. So when it was time to decide where to go for college (sophomore year  in college - I committed early) … Continue reading The Real MVP

The Instagrams That Never Made It Pt. 4

December was an absolutely insane month. We pretty much had visitors coming and going and it seemed as if I was busy every single second of every day for a month straight entertaining. I took a ton of photos but as you know I can't Instagram everything. There are rules people. Here are the unlucky ones. … Continue reading The Instagrams That Never Made It Pt. 4

Monkey Island

Let me begin by thanking Hurley for the photo and videos in this post – the photos that look professional and perfect are Hurley’s – the photos that look basic and boring are mine.  If  you are at all impressed by what you see (you will be) definitely take a moment and check out his … Continue reading Monkey Island

What I’m Listening To Pt. 3

Here's what I've been listening to. Some of it's new, some of it is old. Whatever it is, I hope there's something you like  Happy Listening! Ellie Goulding -- Love Me Like You Do New.Ellie.Hell.Yes Beyonce -- 7/11 Because I know you care Coldplay -- Miracles  City & Colour -- Sleeping Sickness  Little Dragon -- … Continue reading What I’m Listening To Pt. 3

What I Whipped Up

Over the past couple of years I have develop a very particular and critical style of eating.  I have been Pescatarian, Vegatarian, Vegan, Gluten Free -- a lil restrictive.  I didn't look at it as a burden (still don't!).  Eating fruits, vegetables, drinking smoothies and juices makes me feel great.  My favorite part of the … Continue reading What I Whipped Up

Two Days Of Fun

Too many districts. Two Days. Plus Teaching. May the odds be ever in your favor.        The morning after I arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, I went to lunch with the other Language Corps teachers to discover that HARDWELL (I love Hardwell. We share the same birthday. And I love his hair color) had DJ'd in … Continue reading Two Days Of Fun