Travel

Dealing With Stranger Danger While Traveling | Castle Crags State Park, California

Dealing With Stranger Danger While Traveling | Castle Crags State Park, California

  Welcome to the beginning of the second road trip series on Whisked Away By Words:     ❄️ The Winter NorCal Road Trip! ❄️   Right when Winter Break started on the last week of December, I embarked on another long camping road trip with my […]

Bangkok, Thailand’s Asiatique Night Market: An Adventure in Encounters

Bangkok, Thailand’s Asiatique Night Market: An Adventure in Encounters

Once upon a time, I was in Thailand. After days of nonstop travel and being on the move, I expressed my gratitude and appreciation towards my family for giving me the opportunity to travel. However, I reverently said, I would also appreciate it, please, if […]

the view from a home that is not my own // Black & White Photo Challenge

the view from a home that is not my own // Black & White Photo Challenge

I was challenged by Sophie @ Sophie’s Corner to participate in the Seven Day Black and White Photo Challenge, and I’m super excited because this marks the first time I’ve been tagged by a blogger to do something! Yay! 🎉🎉🎉 Thank you so much Sophie! 😄 […]

A Tour of the Hong Kong Museum of History! 🏮🍚🌃

A Tour of the Hong Kong Museum of History! 🏮🍚🌃

Traveling to a country allows you to experience for yourself what a country is like now — the pop culture, new fashion trends, and local sayings that you wish you had at home in your native language. Yet, to fully understand a place, you must know the […]

The Drive Back Home to California 🛣 | Overall Reflections

The Drive Back Home to California 🛣 | Overall Reflections

🌄 June 12th, 2017 The sunset was like any other sunset, I guess. Beautiful, Lovely, Breathtaking… I think I’m running out of words to describe this trip. 🌄   The feelings that surface while driving back home after a life-changing camping trip is a difficult […]

this was my halloween.

this was my halloween.

I knew, as a child, that eventually there would be a Halloween when I stopped getting the desire to go trick-or-treating. During past Halloweens, I’ve carried orange pumpkin buckets, pink princess-themed candy pails, and pillowcases, always filling them to the brim with candy that I […]

Driving Through Valley of the Gods in Utah (feat. insane winds 💨 + sandstorms 🌪 + jaywalking cow 🐄)

Driving Through Valley of the Gods in Utah (feat. insane winds 💨 + sandstorms 🌪 + jaywalking cow 🐄)

☀️ It is still June 12th, 2017 Sunday. After hiking to all three bridges in Natural Bridges National Monument, I was excited to relax and spend the rest of the day driving through the grand Valley of the Gods. But the best part wasn’t getting […]

Natural Bridges National Monument: Day Two | Lake Powell, Utah 🌵

Natural Bridges National Monument: Day Two | Lake Powell, Utah 🌵

☀️ June 12th, 2017 Sunday. I’m so tired I don’t even know if I’m going to hike today. Then again, seeing that this is an adventure of a lifetime… Is tiredness even a factor I consider for making decisions now? Will I hike the other […]

Natural Bridges National Monument: Day One | Lake Powell, Utah 🍃

Natural Bridges National Monument: Day One | Lake Powell, Utah 🍃

☀️ June 11th, 2017 Monday. Let’s see how far I can get today on four~five hours of sleep. 😊 ☀️ I spent the majority of last night staring at the beautifully breathtaking sky instead of actually sleeping, which I didn’t think I would regret the next […]

Sleeping Beneath the Stars at the Labryinth Campsite, White Rim Road 🌟 | Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Sleeping Beneath the Stars at the Labryinth Campsite, White Rim Road 🌟 | Canyonlands National Park, Utah

🌕 🌖 🌗 🌘 🌑 🌒 🌓 🌔 Time: 11: 30 p.m.   In my mind, I had imagined myself sleeping beneath the stars so so many times. No ceiling, tent, or tarp blocking my eyes from the stars scattered above, nocturnal life secretly bustling in […]