Workaway: An Alternative Way to Travel & Is It for You?

When I chose solo travel to Taiwan for the first time, I chose slow travel. I chose Workaway. If you’re interested in budget travelling, you might’ve heard the term circling the annals of the Internet, glimpsed on LonelyPlanet forums, or shyly nestled among Reddit backpacking threads. If you haven’t, read on! But What Is It? … More Workaway: An Alternative Way to Travel & Is It for You?

365 Days Away From School & What I Learned

Senior year. You remember it, don’t you? Curious, confused, careening towards Graduation and The Real World with hopeful hearts and bewildered eyes. Mostly confused, right? Bombarded with the well-meaning yet panic-inducing question, “What are you doing after graduation?” really made me question my goals and role in this world. … More 365 Days Away From School & What I Learned

Top 5 Must-try Foods in a Taiwanese Night Market

Ask anyone who’s been to Taiwan what they like most about it, and the first thing that probably comes to mind will be: FOOD. Taiwan is famous for its innovative, sometimes wacky, but always delicious snacks served in bustling markets that light up alleyways all over the island, every night. Whether you’re a night market … More Top 5 Must-try Foods in a Taiwanese Night Market

What’s a Taiwanese Night Market? A Peek Inside Taipei’s Shilin Market

If you know someone who’s travelled Taiwan, you’ve probably heard them rave about its night markets. Ingrained in modern Taiwanese culture, visiting a market with friends and feasting on midnight snacks is an extremely popular activity for both locals and tourists. But what makes night markets (a tradition originating from China, according to Jennifer at … More What’s a Taiwanese Night Market? A Peek Inside Taipei’s Shilin Market

Saying Au Revoir

One of the hardest things about travelling is saying goodbye. As I face the end of 5 weeks spent living and studying in Québec, I wanted to share my thoughts on it with you. I won’t sugarcoat it: travelling and studying abroad rank high among life’s list of bittersweet events. A diverse group of strangers … More Saying Au Revoir