Travelling for 10 days in Thailand without a simcard was a bit depressing, indeed (due to getting scam when purchasing it). But, luckily I survived 😂 Through a shocking morning at sheraton huahin - public shuttle van - arrived at an unknown bus station - mugged by a western dude and his mom - bts stationing 🚝 with everyone who doesn't speak english - arrived at siam station (finally!) - got rejected by tuktuk and taxi as they don't understand english and the address to my hostel - walking towards my hostel for 1.5 hours by keep asking strangers on directions with my body language 😂 - finally arrived at my hostel which was located inside a small tunnel (scary and dodgy AF!) - and still so much going on! But well it was one of the most amazing dreadful challenging solo trip from huahin to bkk! 🤷 Another 1 night left for my backpacking journey in BKK. Hope I won't miss my flight 🛫☺
Regardless of where I am, I will always be an island girl. This particular island called on to me a year ago, invited me to take a plunge into the deep blue that enchanted me to take my love for water through diving. That changed me forever. It changed my way of traveling, making me love the mysteries of the world even more.
This is the Perhentian Island.
✅New post up on the blog! 👌
One year ago, I left for the greatest adventure of my life! Missing when I could carry everything I need on my back (and stomach) 🌎🎒
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Persahabatan itu ibarat sekotak crayon. Masing-masing punya warna yang berbeda. Tapi coba padukan. Mereka akan membuat sebuah sketsa yang indah. . .
Happy 4th @femalebackpacker. . .
Foto ini di ambil ketika kita sedang bersenang-senang melepas rindu tahun lalu. . .
Semoga persahabatan yang kita rintis akan selamanya ❣️❣️❣️❣️
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10 513 days ago
Pärast kaht kuud Eestis pakkisin taaskord oma elu seljakotti ja ütlesin head aega Aleksandri korterile.
Sel korral lähen mööda euroopat reisima. Aga ega ma isegi väga täpselt ei tea kuhu ma lähen ja mida ma teen aga ma arvangi, et see ongi miski, mis selle reisi põnevaks teeb. Praegu olen teel Hispaaniasse, pärast Hispaaniat liigun paariks päevaks Belgiasse, kus oma reisikaaslasega kokku saan ja..siin meie plaanid lõppevadki.
Wish me luck!✨ #eiteatrip17#eurotrip#traveling#backpacking#femalebackpacker
I took a layover tour of the Great Wall and my mind was blown 😳 I was traveling by myself so I had a private guide and boy did he ever teach me a lot! One of the tidbits he told me about China made me extremely grateful for growing up in Canada. Did you know Chinese students go to school from 6am-10pm!? Middle school kids have the weekend off and see their family 1-2 times a MONTH but high school kids don't have the weekend off. They study 6am-10pm, 7 days a week and maybe see their family ONCE a month. He said in Beijing and Shanghai it's different now and less intense but everywhere else that's the schedule. That was his schedule growing up. And since there are so many kids in China, that still doesn't guarantee that you get into university so when the lights go out at 11pm some kids study under their blankets to try to get ahead. This conversation started when he asked me, "There are a lot of Chinese students in Canada yes? Do they seem to study very hard and not be too social?" I said yes. He said, "well to us, they are lazy. If they study 8am-7pm that is lazy compared to here" 😳😳😳 He said parents with enough money send their kids to study in North America so that they actually get a childhood and so that they can develop both sides of their brain. He made an argument that studying that hard is actually not beneficial because they study so so deep into math for example. And his job now, he doesn't use it at all. Instead he uses social skills and sales, stuff he never learnt in school. It absolutely blew my mind what we told me about China and that was only ONE tidbit! I learnt so much more that doesn't fit in an ig post 😅 I felt so humbled talking to him, realizing there is so much about the world that I do not know. I also felt SO grateful having the opportunity to grow up with a childhood. To be able to study AND play. It honestly brings tears to my eyes thinking of how lucky most of us in North America are. I can never understand people who complain about their life because every single time I travel I feel more gratitude and more humbled for growing up as I did in the country that I did 🇨🇦