Travel Bucket List: Puglia, Italy

Travel Bucket List is a series based on places I want to visit, where I do a bit of research on their history, culture, and attractions. I don’t intend to make this into a travel guide or a history lesson, but I want it to at least pique your interest – perhaps you will add…

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I am Scared of Solo Traveling

As an independent woman and a relatively experienced traveler, I am afraid to admit that I feel intimidated by the thought of traveling on my own. On paper, I love the idea of exploring a place at my own pace, focusing only on the things that I want to do. I am not concerned about…

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A Rainy Day in Hida Takayama, Japan

I visited Japan with my friend a couple of years ago, for a little over 2 weeks. We covered the popular Tokyo-Osaka-Kyoto route, but decided to try to find some cherry blossoms in Takayama, a smaller city in the Japanese Alps. We managed to see some cherry blossoms (mainly on the train), but we still…

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Travel Bucket List: Romania

Travel Bucket List is a series based on places I want to visit, where I do a bit of research on their history, culture, and attractions. I don’t intend to make this into a history lesson, but I want it to at least pique your interest, so that perhaps you add these places to your…

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Tips for Long Haul Flights

I have been on my fair share of long haul flights, the longest being from New York City to Beijing, it was around 15 hours. At the moment, I thought I might go crazy. I was in the middle seat, stuck between my friend and a stranger. I couldn’t sleep (even though I took melatonin…

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Spotlight: Cathedral of Siena

Initially, I was going to make a blog post about my day trip to Siena from Florence, but I realized that there are so many things I wanted to share about the Cathedral of Siena that I thought it deserved it’s own blog post. Now, to this day, this has been the most beautiful place…

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An Introduction

Now, Please is a baby of my Quarter Life Crisis fueled desires of leaving everything behind and taking the next plane on to a new adventure. However, I am not brave enough -yet- to leave my corporate job behind and do what fulfills me the most: yes, you guessed it, travel. The purpose of this…

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