If you follow me on Instagram, you recently saw pictures from my trip to Southeast Asia. I've been back for almost a month now and have spent the past few weeks digesting (haha, yes, literally) everything I experienced on the other side of the world. Of course, I have so many things to say about this amazing trip, and now, with a little bit of distance, I'm able to finally put those thoughts into writing.
One of my resolutions for 2017 was to travel more. I was a transfer student in college, so when my friends left to study abroad I didn't feel like it was the right time for me to relocate yet again. I had just settled in New York and wasn't ready to leave. I also was finally living in the same city as my boyfriend - we'd been long distance for a year and I really didn't want to do that again. Add a time difference to the already hard-to-schedule Skype dates? Forget it.
I don't have any regrets (that's when I started this food blog!) but the wanderlust has finally caught up with me. I'm 23, I'm single now, and I can be a food blogger anywhere in the world. Who knows when I'll ever have such independence? When else in my life will I be able to leave everything behind to go on a soul-searching, food-finding adventure?
Lucky for me, my first destination was an easy choice. One of my best friends from college, Celine, is teaching English in Thailand for a year. She is an amazing photographer (and person!) and you should definitely check out her travels here. I had never been to Asia and missed her just a little bit, so I grabbed my passport and went off to meet her in Bangkok...
(Stay tuned for our adventures!)