Pattaya Thailand Getaway!

Here are a few pictures from our getaway to Thailand! We stayed in Pattaya and took a ferry over to Coral Island where we rented a moped and went beach hopping for the day! It was so fun and the water was beautiful. Overall, Thailand was a dark place. The amount of awfulness going on […]

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How To Spend 24 Hours In Hong Kong

A few weeks ago, Trenton and I made our first trip to Hong Kong! It was a quick trip. We landed at around 4:30 PM and took off the next day at the same time. So we literally spent just 24 hours in the city! Whenever I go somewhere, even if it’s just for one […]

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Qingyang Temple + Insomnia Struggles

Over Chinese New Year we went to the local Taoist temple. It was interesting to say the least! Outside of the temple, people had their fortunes told, and beggars lay on the sidewalk with missing limbs. Trenton referred to these statues as dragons, but I thought they looked more like lions. They look terrifying because […]

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Chinese New Year: Festival of Lights!

Happy Chinese New Year!! After weeks of anticipation, the day has finally come. Last night at midnight, we watched fire works light up the sky from our balcony. And today, we headed out to celebrate the new year- the year of the dog! Trenton and I, along with twelve other expats, went to the Festival […]

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A Taste Of China: 10 Initial Thoughts After My First Week

We’ve been in China for almost two weeks! And so far, we are loving our new city. I snapped these shots while walking around town this afternoon. Most of these were taken on the street behind our apartment. I wanted to write about the first 10 realizations I had after being here for just over […]

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Airport Goodbyes & How We Almost Got Arrested in Beijing

Welp we’ve landed in East Asia! Since boarding that first plane out of Orlando everything has been a blur. We spent New Years Eve at Trenton’s parents house and my sister, Katie, my best friend Heather, and my mom came over to keep us company while we finished getting everything together. At 3 AM we […]

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