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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A Personal Defining Moments

As 2017 is coming to an end, I reflected on my year and honestly, I am glad to be moving on. I realized nothing will ever beat my 2016 when I lived abroad. It taught me everything that I know I will never learn if I never took that leap. If circumstances allow it and […]

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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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