Asia

A Day with Beautiful Giants

Halloween 2017 has been my best and favorite Halloween in my life. I spent the day at Elephant Trails, a newly acquired elephant park by Elephant Nature Park. Four months ago, Elephant Trails was a riding park. Tourists would descend upon this park and it’s five elephants for rides through Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Personal

Feeling 26

Today is my 26th birthday. I’m currently sitting in a restaurant in Kathmandu, with a belly full of momos (a traditional Nepalese dumpling). Nepal is a country I’ve long had on my bucket list. And the country and the people have not only met, but exceeded my expectations. I was Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Asia

EBC Trek – Day 1

Namaste! I’ve tried to keep this on the “DL”, because I have really bad luck of having an awesome thing planned, I tell people and then it doesn’t work out – BUT I am about to embark on a two-week trek to Everest Base Camp!! Today is “technically” day one Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Personal

I’ve been bit!!

I figure it’s time to share my story on how I came to travel and have the wanderlust that I do. This is my personal journey of how I got to where I am today. I previously wrote about how I got to this point of traveling full-time in my Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Asia

Tsukiji Fish Market – Part Two

I wrote a blog post earlier about the timeline for seeing the tuna auction at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo. I wanted to write a part two of that, giving more detail about the Tsukiji Market and it’s history. The Tsukiji Fish Market is the largest wholesale fish and Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Asia

Mount Fuji

“He who climbs Mount Fuji, is a wise man. He who climbs it twice, is a fool.” – Japanese Proverb I walk to Kawaguchiko Station and buy a round trip ticket to Mt. Fuji’s Yoshida Fifth station. At 8:10 p.m. the bus pulls out of the station. The sun has Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Asia

Altitude Sickness

Quick Update: I successfully climbed Mount Fuji through the night last night and made it to the summit in time for sunrise! It was a beautiful and amazing experience. I’m going to be writing up a blog and posting pics soon! I’ve had a pretty big (and extremely annoying) interference Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Asia

Tsukiji Fish Market Timeline

Tsukiji Fish Market Timeline 10 p.m: Alarm goes off. Up and at ’em! Shower, get dressed, eat some food. 12 a.m: I’m out the door. I begin my¬†5km walk from my hostel in Ryogoku to the Tsukiji Fish Market. 1:15 a.m: I arrive and get in line (there’s already people Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Europe

Food Tips for Spain

1. Paella is a traditional Spanish dish of rice, veggies and meat. You can find it all over Spain, but it originated in Valencia. Paella is not for dinner. It is meant for a lunch meal. You can find it in the evening, but you show you’re a tourist if Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago
Travel

Quick Update

Hey everyone! Long time no blog, soo sorry. I just returned back to the states yesterday, so I will be working on content this week. I’m also going to try to put together a video of some of my Spanish adventures from this summer. I’ve never made videos before, so Read more…

By Elizabeth, ago