• Solo Travel Series,  Travel

    Solo Travel #3: Plan a Trip from Start to Finish (Making a Detailed Itinerary)

    This post covers everything that goes into planning a trip in detail. A plan will only guide you, because in reality, sometimes things don’t work out or something better comes along – like that time I took the wrong bus (it was the right one but went in the opposite direction lol), so I had to change my plans. This is the longest post of the Solo Travel Series, so I made a little table of contents. 🙂 Why an itinerary is important The best time to go Flight prices Weather/Season Taking time off Spots to visit A general search Touristy vs. “hidden” spots What are your interests? A more…

  • Travel

    Thailand: My Longest, Most Challenging Trip Yet

    After spending 9 days in Taiwan last March, I decided about a week later, to go to Thailand for 3 weeks. Everyone raves about Thailand, how it’s so cheap and has amazing beaches and a ton of things to do. What made this decision to go on a trip different from the other ones I had in the past is that I was curious about the place mostly because of what other people have said about it, rather than my own interest (although I also was interested).   Should I go on this trip? Financially, it didn’t make sense for me to go on this trip, as I have no…