Palm Desert, California: A Weekend Getaway.

A few days after I returned to L.A. I was invited to go to Palm Desert by my friend. I promised myself that I would slow things down with traveling this year. Although, being unemployed provides a lot of time in my hands that it was hard not to jump at the chance for a good […]

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A Golden Hour in Lecco.

Our final exam ended, Italy is on a long holiday and the sun was out. What a perfect time to explore a new city with my travel partner V. Around mid-afternoon today, V and I hopped on a train and made it in Lecco an hour and a half later. It was absolutely a beautiful day. Even though Lecco is a […]

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Charming Our Way Through Venice, Italy

There are places to me that will always have a sense of charm. Venice is exactly that place. No matter how many times I come here, it always makes me feel lucky to be able to see one of the most beautiful places in the world.

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5 Hours in Mantua, Italy

Last weekend, my friend and I went out of town for the day and spent it in Mantua. About 2 hours and a half away from Milan, we woke up early Saturday morning to catch our train ride only to find ourselves a few seconds short. By golly, we missed our train.

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KRKA National Park

Krka National Park had us at hello. I’ve heard of it through reading articles and saw photos which, right away drew me in. I knew I had to go! 

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My Sweet Life in Portofino

Portofino caught my eye before I even came to Italy. I’ve heard about it’s crystal clear water, how they have an adorable mini cove and that its a celebrity haven destination. Ok, I didn’t come just for that but, it didn’t hurt either. 

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One Day in Basel

Coming from Paris, C and I had the weekend in Milan to rest and prepare for our next big trip. If you didn’t know, Milan is a ghost town in August because everyone shuts down and goes on summer vacation for a month. All of my friends from school went home for the summer but, […]

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The Hidden Lake

If someone told me that there’s a small island off of Sirmione Lake Garda with water access and you can swim there all day, I would never have believed it until I see it with my own eyes. Well, it’s safe to say that I was surprised.

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Desenzano Del Garda, Italy

Italy is full of surprises. Even though most people flock to the most popular destinations in Italy such as Cinque Terre, the Amalfi Coast or Tuscany (and people should see them) sometimes we forget there are other towns that are worth visiting. One of those towns is Desenzano. 

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Swim with Swans in Lugano

Who knew there was a beautiful lake hidden 2 hours away from Milano. We arrived mid-day to Lugano sweating under the 80 degree weather. Neither of us knew exactly where to go except at some point eat a gelato.

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Bologna Photo Diary

If you asked me where to go in Italy for the day base on the trips I’ve done this month, I’d say go to Bologna. From medieval towers, antique buildings to churches, shops, restaurants and/or cafes, it’s tough not to fall for this city.

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Andiamo a Turino!

Travel Tuesday is going strong. A few of my classmates and I went on another adventure this week and we chose Turin as our destination. About 2 hours away by train from Milan, we made it a point to wake up early in order to get there at 11am. 

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