Thailand Travel Diary


“This trip was filled with beautiful memories and laughter, and will be remembered for a long, long time.” Annie Tarasova x The Asia Collective DAY 1 – ANGSANA LAGUNA RESORT & SPA We arrived to Angsana Laguna Resort & Spa around 3am in the morning and even though we were falling asleep, our first impression […]

Exploring Dubai


I didn’t know what to feel when my father announced that the family was going on a trip to Dubai over the Christmas holidays. The truth is Dubai has never been anywhere near my travel radar, which is why I had no idea what to expect. So it’s a bit ironic (in a good way) […]

Boston Travel Diary


It’s now been weeks since I left Boston but I’ve seriously been putting off writing about it. I fell in love with Boston as a city. So much so that I know deep down that one day I will return to the city to live there. Boston was everything I expected it to be and […]

14 Amazing Tokyo Street Foods


Street food culture is less prevalent in Japan compared to other Asian countries like Thailand or Taiwan. While regular night markets are relatively uncommon, Japanese food vendors take to the streets in packs during the hundreds of festivals which take place across the country each year, with some vendors moving from city to city every […]

Los Angeles | Travel Diary

Los Angeles

Happy Wednesday everyone! Ashley and I are still recovering from our California jetlag. For some reason this trip has had us feeling extra drowsy since we have gotten back. We had a whirlwind 5 day trip, but we enjoyed it. We attended BlogHer conference while we were there, but wanted to extend our trip so […]

Best Street Food in Istanbul


Since the foundation of the city, street vendors have played an important role in urban culture and city life. There are numerous types of mouthwatering street food in Istanbul, as you would expect from such a rich culinary culture. Below are some of the most popular. Simit Otherwise known as a Turkish bagel and as the Ottoman’s first […]

Travel Diary: Rome


Roma.  Where do I even start?  The magic of this city hit me the moment I got my first glimpse of the Colosseum.  I had fallen asleep in our cab, as the fourteen hour overnight journey hit me as soon as I sat on that worn leather seat.  My eyes happened to flutter open and glance […]