Emily is a Los Angeles native who holds degrees in Business Administration and Deaf Studies. She is a high school teacher for deaf students, teaching multiple subjects in American Sign Language. After traveling to Thailand on a volunteer trip, the travel bug bit her hard. Emily has since traveled across Southeast Asia, the United States, and Europe, falling in love with the world every step of the way. Her passions are getting lost in new cities and good books, hiking, yoga, spicy food, and working with youth.