The Best of 2019

This year travel wise was focused on visiting small towns in U.S.A. that I’ve never been to. It was an eye opener to see how many beautiful towns there are that I’ve yet to see in my own country. I learned that having a car will take you far. Renting a car when I visited […]

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Fall Getaway in the East Coast

A trip to the east coast is a rare case for me. Usually, I’m passing through on a layover, however, this time I’ve made it a point to explore a bit more of the east coast (specifically Maryland and Virginia). It was pretty cool to see this side of U.S.A with many quaint small towns […]

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Exploring Slab City in California

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Slab City definitely lived up to its quirkiness. Many of you have probably never even heard of this city unless you’ve been to or have seen at one point the popular site called Salvation Mountain. The site is in Slab city and it basically brings in (if not) most of the visitors to the area. […]

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Swimming in Coral Reefs (The Big Island – Hawaii)

I think I was a mermaid in another lifetime because I love swimming and I can stay in the water all day especially when it is clear and warm. Our boat called Fairwind Big Island Ocean Guides arrived mid-afternoon after our 1-hour ride in the ocean. We docked at Keauhou Bay a.k.a. Captain Cook’s Monument.

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Summer in P a R i S

European summer is in full swing. My friend and I have been travelling none stop since she arrived from U.S.; We immediately jetset to Paris the minute she landed, leaving no room for her jetlag to set in? Wait. What’s jetlag? 

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Siena, Italy – Part 2

Believe it or not but, our staycaytion in Siena was at a campsite. Prior to our trip, we looked at hostels and places that were much closer to the main center in Siena but, we couldn’t find anything within our budget. Of course, our situation was different because we did everything at the last minute […]

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