Coincidentally, this month not only marks the one-year anniversary of Characters & Carry-ons, but also the three-year anniversary of one of the best travel experiences of my life. I wanted to share the story with you all because it was a huge inspiration for this blog.Read More
Happy First Birthday to Characters & Carry-ons!
Thank you for coming on this journey with me. Thank you for your kind words and honest opinions. Thank you for inspiring and challenging me. I've had so much fun sharing my experiences with all of you.Read More
I have been to Europe 3 times for a total of 10 countries, 29 cities, and 152 days (just under 5.5 months). Though I still have a lot to explore and learn about Europe, I thought I might share the few bits of knowledge that I've gained over the years.Read More
Technically, fall doesn't officially start until September 22, but I can't help feel that Labor Day constitutes as the beginning of the end.
Here's a bittersweet ode to the end of summer, to floral short-shorts and sundresses, to all the bright colors and memories of my favorite season, to the childlike joy and adventures it induced.Read More
After one week in Malaysia, we arrived in Phuket Island, Thailand.
Phuket Island was a complete departure from the secluded, private feel of the Perhentian Islands in Malaysia. I felt as though Phuket was made to cater to all the needs of the tourist: Thai massages, bars, clubs, island tours, and an endless amount of other miscellaneous attractions.Read More