Here's the thing: Shitty things happen at exactly the same clip as if we were back home. Then what's the point? What makes traveling like this worth it?
I don't know how travel bloggers do this sh%*.
Alright, so: I was going to do a whole recap post of the last few days -- the 36 hours of travel, our 15-mile jaunt through Auckland, how mind-blowing it is to finally put our feet down half-way across the world in accomplishment of a hard-earned dream. But then I realized that there's a huge … Continue reading How I Was Scared Shitless (But Did It Anyway)
The story of how The Office got us a car in New Zealand "It goes to show that everything you want in life, you get. And you can't work for it. It just happens to you." That quote's from Michael Scott. If you know who that is, you know The Office. And if you're reading … Continue reading How to get everything you want without working for it — a true story
We leave for New Zealand in three days. F*%k. So in total avoidance and complete denial of this truth, I've been reading a lot, and I've come upon an important quote. "She led him to the edge. She picked the deep end on purpose. They stood side by side, their toes curled over the edge. … Continue reading One, Two, Three
I started drafting this on a bus and then started crying. That's how I knew it was important for me to write. I dedicate this one to Jaz -- a young and brilliant creator, activist and fellow Filipina who sent me a beautiful message about representation and inspired me to write. Hope you like! Today, I … Continue reading Brown Girl, You Belong
Hi, friends! Berna here. I'm the brown one in the obnoxious banner up top. If you're confused, here's more about us, and here's more about me. Let's dive right in, shall we? Like a true type-A child of first-generation immigrants slash overachieving Bay Area Millennial Asian (SHE'S ASIAN?!), the second Peter and I decided to … Continue reading Where Are The Brown/Funny/Honest Travel Bloggers?