In November, I visited the city of love to celebrate the most important kind of love. With the close of 2017, I promise myself to travel more and to travel alone more often. Although I still plan on taking trips with my friends and family, I’ve realized after this vacation that it’s both refreshing and necessary to my own sanity and growth to go on solo explorations of this world (once in a while).
I have one (of many) trips I’ve been wanting to share. In October, my brother and I flew to Vancouver to hike Joffre Lakes in Pemberton B.C. with my cousins. The trip was incredibly special to me and quite honestly, I am still reveling in the experience two months later. My first visit to Pemberton was last September for my cousin’s wedding. Ever since, I found myself googling and itching to go back to see […]
“Whatever you fear most has no power — it is your fear that has the power. The thing itself cannot touch you. But your fear can rob you of your life. Each time you give in to it, you lose strength, while your fear gains it. That’s why you must decide that no matter how difficult the path ahead seems, you will push past your anxiety and keep on stepping.” – Oprah Winfrey, What I Know […]
My roommate and I wanted to get out of the city for Labor Day weekend and found ourselves driving toward Scottsdale, AZ. It took us 8 hours in 110+ degree weather to get there, but it was the perfect random weekend we had envisioned.
I find myself in the ocean, I lose myself in the ocean I went to Maui and I fell in love. With the water, the sand, the green, the people, the food, the air, basically everything in and around the island. Being physically distant from some places and honestly, some people, allows me to live in the moment and enjoy life.
Love is not the admiration of perfection, but the acceptance of an imperfect person with all his imperfections, because loving and accepting him makes us better and stronger. – Harold Kushner, When Bad Things Happen to Good People