Hostel Etiquette: How to Behave When Bunking with Other People

I’ve tried hostels several times for brief stays like two or three nights. Recently, I tried staying in one for three weeks! The experiences have been great overall. I had met so many people I quickly became friends with and treated like family for the entire stay. I had more opportunities to save on tour…

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Can’t find clothes that fit you perfectly? I have a little secret to share!

Fashionista is the last thing anyone will call me. I don’t have an elaborate style. I like simple, comfortable, and a little stylish every now and then. I grew up as a tomboy and I have to clear it up here that it does not mean lesbian (yes, I know a ton of people who…

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My first freediving experience with the Sawum Freedivers group

I can remember several years ago, I would notice a friend post  a lot of Facebook updates of her snorkeling. She’d always express her big love for the ocean and life underwater and I admired that about her. Soon after, my circle of friends and their friends opened up a new world of freediving. I…

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