Hi there, I'm Vivien!

Welcome to Girl on the Plane! I started this blog to document my travels and adventure, while sharing bits of advice along the way. As clichéd as it sounds, I want to inspire you to travel. I want you to know that there is a whole world out there full of wondrous places and people with different backgrounds, beliefs, cultures, and stories of their own. The world has so much offer, you just have to be willing to take it. Life's too short to stay in one place forever. And wherever you go in the world, I hope you'll feel at home.

How it all began:

My love for traveling began when I studied abroad in Florence, Italy for the summer. While it wasn't my first time traveling, that trip changed me, and it sparked a wanderlust in me that I didn’t even realize existed. Since then, I’ve been fortunate enough to have traveled to 17 countries (and counting), leaving a part of my heart wherever I go. I love how traveling opens a door to all the beautiful things the world has to offer…I travel to discover new cultures; to discover myself; to indulge in the local cuisine; to see life from a different perspective. I travel to live.

A little bit about me:

I'm currently an au pair in Bergamo, Italy with plans to move back to Washington, D.C. at the end of the year. When I'm not planning my next adventure, I'm a total homebody. I love curling up on the couch with a good cup of tea, binging my favorite tv shows, and sushi dates.

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you'll stay for a while!

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All photos on this site are taken by Vivien Tsang unless otherwise noted.