oh hello there...

Welcome to Girl on the Plane! I'm Vivien, and if you can't tell already - I love to travel. I started this blog to document my travels and adventure, while sharing bits of advice along the way. As clichรฉd as it sounds, I hope to inspire you to travel. 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, if you're just willing to take it. Life's too short to stay in one place forever!

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 didnโ€™t even realize existed. Since then, Iโ€™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 offerโ€ฆI 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 based in Washington, D.C. 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 finding the best taco spots.

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.