Chiang Mai + Phuket

**Don't ask why it took me so long to share the rest of my time in Thailand. Fyi, I am back in Korea. I'll have details in another post-- for now keep scrolling for details on my time in Thailand in Sep/Oct.** Remember when i said going back to solo travels felt like riding a …

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Two Days in Bangkok

I'll admit when I got to Thailand it took some getting used to because I was alone. My last two trips were with counterparts so this is my first fully solo trip since Bali. Thankfully it's kind of like riding a bike after so long. At first you are a bit wobbly but then it's …

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Vietnam–Vibrant & Yummy Food

I'm finalizing this post at the airport as I sit awaiting my flight to Thailand. Figured it was time to post my pics from Vietnam. In all honesty I wasn't planning to share my Vietnam pics because I didn't see the point. I have moments like this sometimes where I get so turned off by …

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Let’s Catch Up.

Where do I even begin? Well I guess right here. I have my chilled glass of red wine next to me. I just finished doing a mild cardio/stretching workout à la Fitness Blender. It’s been a few days since my last workout and they have been a little inconsistent. Today I felt very compelled to workout …

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“Adulting”, How to Deal, Episode 8, Black and Abroad

I don't know about you but I sometimes seek a gauge to compare my adult life for reassurance that I'm not effing up. There, i said it! Lol! I can't help but feel like there is a standard imposed on how my life should look right now or at any given moment. This feeling sucks …

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How to Train for a 5k, Episode 7, Black and Abroad

I ran a 5k last weekend and reached my goal of finishing under 30 mins. It felt so good because I've been preparing for it for a month and a half. After my recent breakup I felt I needed a challenge to focus most of my time and energy. Also, I noticed that I was …

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Break ups, How to Deal, Episode 6

Hello beautiful people, I had a little delay getting this last episode recorded. I was unsure about which topic I wanted to cover next and my attempt at another topic felt unnatural so I opted to wait until something else came to me. I'm really happy to be sharing this one especially because of how …

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Marriage or Nah?, Episode 5, Black and Abroad

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage? Not necessarily! In this episode I build off of my last episode, (checkout episode 4 — Moving in with my boyfriend), and share the societal and even cultural norms that we live under in things like relationships and starting a family. When …

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Cohabitation as a Congolese Woman, Episode 4

In this next episode I discuss my experience living with my last boyfriend. My Congolese culture does not condone cohabitation before marriage so my family was not in support of this decision. However, I'm glad I did it and I'm sharing advice to others who maybe considering it. I believe we should do the things …

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How to Teach in Korea, Episode 3

I'm getting the hang of this vlogging thing! Checkout my latest episode where I share tips on how to teach in Korea. If you like what you see, show a girl some love. Lol! Subscribe, like, and share please. Hetep~