Asia

24 Hours Series: Beijing, China

24 Hours Series: Beijing, China

China is overflowing with culture, delicious dishes and centuries-old buildings. You could easily lose a week here exploring, but if you only have 24 hours in Beijing, be sure to take in the best of Beijing! [*Note: I didn’t include the Great Wall of China […]

24 Hours Series: A Short Stay in Shanghai

24 Hours Series: A Short Stay in Shanghai

Our team had an away game in Shanghai so I was completely stoked to have my first chance to explore a city I’ve heard so much about! After asking my teammates for the lowdown on what to see and do, I took advantage of our […]

24 Hours Series: Seoul

24 Hours Series: Seoul

One of my very best friends and teammates from the University of Tennessee, played professionally this past year in Seoul, Korea. A lover of all things weird, cool, strange and exciting, I couldn’t imagine anyone better to give me their take on this beautiful city! […]

Hidden Gems in Beijing’s Hutongs

Hidden Gems in Beijing’s Hutongs

China may not be in everyone’s list of countries to visit, but it should be – especially Beijing (where I currently reside). There are so many hidden gems in Beijing – back alleyways weave throughout the city (known as hutongs) and they are home to […]

Coconut Curry and Pineapple Fried Rice: Bangkok, Thailand

Coconut Curry and Pineapple Fried Rice: Bangkok, Thailand

To see a city is one thing, but to experience it is another. The best way to do this: food and drink. My favorite travel stories are the ones spent eating and drinking like a local. Here are a couple of places that I would recommend to […]

6 Tips for Your Chinese Visa Application

6 Tips for Your Chinese Visa Application

The Chinese Visa application can be daunting. My sister decided to visit me in Beijing this November, and while exciting, the flood of questions regarding the visa application were overwhelming. I imagine she’s not the only one feeling that way; so, I’ve put together some […]

Exploring Beijing: 798 Art District

Exploring Beijing: 798 Art District

Trendy coffee shops, contemporary art exhibits and a young, hipster vibe. I can’t be talking about Beijing, right? Well, get rid of all your pre-conceived notions because, while China is mostly known for its old history, the 798 Art District is bringing a new feel […]