Alisha Travels to Seoul…And Falls In Love

With Korean Spas I guess my cover photo isn't of that. but it was also my other love As our first international trip from China, Boyfriend and I chose to visit Seoul, South Korea. It was a country neither of us had been to and the flights were pretty cheap (i mean, that's really sometimes... Continue Reading →

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Alisha Travels to Hangzhou, and apparently most of Shanghai does too

This past weekend was the Labor Day holiday here in China and Boyfriend's sister and brother-in-law were in town. After a few days exploring Shanghai, we decided to go to Hangzhou to see the West Lake. -- Hangzhou is a large city about 105 miles from Shanghai, and ~56 mins away by train. It's the... Continue Reading →

Alisha Lives in Shanghai for 1 Month: An Update

Some days, I forget that I'm living in a foreign country where I don't know the language and I don't know the city. Some days, I feel like I've been smacked in the face with China telling me "YOU ARE A FOREIGNER. WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE" And most of the days, I somehow get... Continue Reading →

Alisha Moves…

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover” – H. Jackson Brown Jr’s mother quoted in P.S. I Love You: When Mom Wrote, She Always... Continue Reading →

Alisha Travels to Jamaica

"E-A-G-L-E-S EAGLES!!!" Again. And again. And again. --- Boyfriend and I spent a fun weekend in Jamaica celebrating the wedding of one of his childhood friends (and his bride). We stayed at an all-inclusive resort, which was a first for me. All of my international trips have involved a lot of moving around and sight... Continue Reading →

Alisha Travels to Mallorca: the land of Germans and the end of our Iberian Peninsula trip

We looked around. Boyfriend and I were actually the only people at this beach club who wasn’t of German nationality ———--------- The morning we left San Sebastián started raining badly as we arrived at the airport in Bilbao. In 1.5 hrs we landed in hot sunny Palma de Mallorca. And this where we first started... Continue Reading →

Alisha Travels to San Sebastian: Food, Relaxation, and Food

The beginning of our vacation from our vacation Also where we continued to stuff our face with food We got into San Sebastián quite early on the overnight train. We walked to our hostel and left our bags to get our brunch meal at the famed Atari Gastropub. Delicious. We walked around the town and... Continue Reading →

Alisha Travels to Lisbon & Sintra: Firecrackers and Bacalau

"PORTOOOOOOOOOOOO PORTOOOOO DUN-NUH NUH NA-NUH NA-NUH PORTOOOOOOOO" We may have been in Lisbon, the Porto fans were 10x louder. ---------- Lisbon. Not sure what to say. I had a love hate relationship, but mostly a lot of dislike It started off with our accommodations. We booked what may be my last Airbnb for a while... Continue Reading →

Alisha Travels to Porto: Port Wine & Francesinha

Food. Wine. More Food. More Wine. Porto, a city full of hills, port wine, and amazing food. Someone had told Boyfriend and me that Porto was flat. They were oh-so-extremely wrong. It is so hilly. After getting on the bus from Vigo, I was passed out the entire 3 hr bus ride to Porto. When... Continue Reading →

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