How Shay Mitchell’s Shaycation Inspires Me

Hi guys! If you know me at all, you must know by now that I am a huge Pretty Little Liars fan. With that being said, I am also a Shay Mitchell fan. I love her. And I mean love, everything from her hair, her long legs, her sense of style and wardrobe which I…

Thai Bucketlist: How Did I do?

You may remember that a few months ago, I went on an amazing trip to Thailand. I created an entire list of activities I would like to participate in and adventures that needed to be had. So then, how did I fare? Visit a floating market Visit a skybar See a Muay Thai fight Eat…

Tourist vs. Traveler

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he came to see.” What a statement! What do you think about that? What do you make of that? I have always realized and understood that there are clear differences between the tourist and the traveler. A tourist sees what he came to see, whatever…

The different types of travelers you come across in hostels

So, I have stayed in my fair share of hostels, and I have certainly learned a thing or two. I have seen so many different types of travelers come and go. I discuss them below. The solo traveler: this one goes without saying. The solo travel often travels by himself or herself. They can easily…

April: A Monthly Recap

Hi there! Well, first let me say, welcome to my first monthly recap. So happy that you stopped by. I will say that it has done nothing but rain for most of this month. I am waiting until warmer weather and summer. I have so many fun and exciting activities planned for the upcoming months,…

How I have been fairing so far on my 2019 Wish List

Oh, guys. I am so tired. So tired as I draft this post. You are probably wondering where I am with my 2019 wish list that I set for myself. It is going, and that is really all that I can say about it at this point. I did learn, however, that in order to…

CN Tower EdgeWalk

I was so excited to tell you all about this experience, that I could not even wait and not stick to my normal schedule for blog posts. This needed to go up and need to go up now. I did it! I completed the CN Tower Edgewalk. If you can recall, it is one of…

Honeymoon: What You Want to Know

Hey guys! So, bae and I are still planning for our honeymoon. We haven’t settled on a place yet. Where we go is entirely contingent on how much money we have saved up. We have eyed and weighed places such as Greece, Croatia, Italy, and France. My fiancé does not care where we go so…

Why I won’t hire someone to plan the honeymoon

Okay. Let’s be frank here. The minute you mention the word “wedding” or “honeymoon” prices automatically soar. It just seems that they go up and up and up. I mean, all you literally have to do is type in “honeymoon packages” into Google or Yahoo and an entire list, endless pages of various vacation and…

Wall Décor

Hey there. Welcome to my page and welcome to my blog. If you are new around here, welcome. You can find me on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @thefrugalexpat. I’m even on YouTube. But be sure to stop by those pages, browse around and say hello. Hopefully you see something you like. If you are…

Top Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City

  1) Try the Vietnamese coffee. You can’t leave Vietnam without trying one of these. Their are literally streets and streets and streets full of cafes and coffee shops. This will be easy to find. And to sweeten it, welcome condensed milk. 2) Take a tour with Vespa Adventures. Vespa Adventures offers some amazing tours…