First Solo Trip to Tokyo! (+ some tips)

My first ever solo trip to a foreign country!

Imagine how excited I was– of the freedom, independence, and adventure; and how frightened I was– of being alone with no one to depend on but myself. Of being in a place where it’s the total opposite from where I live (California). I guess you can say I did experience culture shock.

Konnichiwa, Tokyo!

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Santa Barbara

SoCal → NorCal
Long roadtrip breather pt.1

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Surfing Weekend

📍 La Union, Philippines

This was where I surfed for the first time, about 2 years ago. I’m terribly scared of the water when I can’t touch the ground (imagine being unable to even stay in an 8 ft pool). But when I was invited by my friends to do something new as a group, it excited me so much it didn’t matter that it was gonna be in the water.

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7 hours of hiking

📍 Mt. Ulap –  Benguet, Philippines

I’m not keen on hiking, mostly because sometimes my heart can’t take it– which is also the reason why I don’t go to the gym much. But the minute I start to think of it as an adventure, I didn’t hesitate even for a second. I knew I wouldn’t get this opportunity again so I jumped on the chance, even when it’s with people I don’t know.

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