5 Things I Learned from Visiting Texas for The First Time

Our trip to Texas was suppose to happen two months ago but, due to circumstances we ended up changing plans and went to Colorado instead (which turned out to be one of the best trips we’ve been on). We decided that going to Texas was either to go now or it will never happen so, […]

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A Stint Abroad in Paris (Video Compilation)

Hello! With all of the craziness happening lately; between evacuating from a recent wildfire in Orange County, CA and other life changing events, I’ve decided to turn my energy to positivity and create this video of my trip to Paris in 2017 (also, I felt inspired from watching Emily in Paris 🙂 ). Cheers!

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Bits & Pieces of The Rocky Mountains

Our last full day in Colorado was spent sightseeing and driving through the Rocky Mountains. We mapped out our route the night before to figure out which places we wanted to see on the way to the mountain. Our first stop was Boulder as a few of our friends had suggested seeing it. BoulderBefore we […]

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Visiting Colorado for the First Time.

This trip started out rocky. Our travel plans for 4th of July weekend changed multiple times due to COVID. Initially, Texas was our first choice then, we heard that the number of virus cases increased. Right away, we decided not to go to Texas and thought of postponing our trip altogether. However, a few weeks […]

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My Top 10 Posts of All Time According to You

As I looked into my blog in the last few days, I came across one of the first posts I created in 2015. Like a diary, it became my day to day platform to write a story or two about my life abroad. Fast forward 5 years later, I’m still writing on this very same […]

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First Thing I Will Do After the COVID-19 Crisis Ends.

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I’m sitting here letting the title of this post marinate for a little bit. I feel that we’re far from the crisis ending anytime soon but, I am hopeful. One day, when this ends and I am sure it will, I want to be ready for the things that I missed doing or took for […]

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Visiting the Art Institute of Chicago.

On my last day in Chicago I spent all morning at the Art Institute of Chicago, the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Several people have told me it is a must see when you come to Chicago and they were right. The museum has over 300,000 permanent collections of art works […]

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First night in the windy city: Chicago, Illinois.

Chicago was definitely a city that’s been on my list of places to see. However, due to their harsh cold weather (by California standards anything under 75 degrees F is cold), it was a major factor in influencing my decision of not coming to visit sooner. With decent flight winter deals, I could not turn […]

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Visiting the Sunset Sea Cliffs, San Diego. (Video)

I’ve had my share of views for sunsets and I can tell yeah that watching it from the Sunset Cliffs is a one of a kind experience. I arrived without too much expectations but, it turned out to be more than what I anticipated. My first initial thought was that I would walk along the […]

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Visiting the Skyline & the Gaslamp District, San Diego.

After checking out of my hotel, I walked around Orange Ave. street for a bit. It was near the hotel and thought it was worth exploring. I found out that they actually had quite a few shops and cafès. I took a break and got a latte at 1134 Coffee shop. Orange Ave. has a […]

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MLK 3-Day Weekend. What Are You Up To?

How’s your first month of this year going so far? It seems for me it’s been on a roller coaster ride juggling between work and trying to fit in that travel life. I’m feeling like there never seem to be enough time which is why I’m looking forward to a much needed 3-Day weekend to […]

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