Down The Back Alley: 3 Places to Find Contemporary Art in Saigon

When you tell people you are going to Ho Chi Minh City, what you hear about most is shopping, shopping, shopping. And it is true that it is a great place to shop. You can get supposedly “legit” North Face gear for a fraction of the price, fake Nikes that can pass for real ones, and a wide variety of other goodies, for very cheap. But I went there in search of something different...READ MORE

Wandering Woman #1: Katie Woodward

This way I could stop wherever I wanted, for as long as I wanted, without having to worry about someone else staying occupied and enjoying their trip. No guilt for pulling over to try and wait out the morning fog, and complete control over the car’s stereo...READ MORE

Wandering Women

One of the main reasons I wanted to start this blog, other than to talk about my travels and share what I have learned, (which I could probably do forever, but who wants to hear about just me? I certainly don’t,) is to collect stories of other amazing women and their adventures...READ MORE

Why Everyone Should Go to Sapa Vietnam
Stunning mountains, gushing waterfalls, and very  nice people. Who could ask for more?

High in the mountains of Northern Vietnam is a town called Sapa. If you take a trip to Vietnam, everyone you meet will tell you to go there. You should listen!...READ MORE

My First Solo Travel Adventure: A Study on Bravery

"Are you alone?" they ask.

"Yes,"  you reply.

"Wow! You are so brave," they say, with a genuine, if slightly condescending smile... READ MORE