Places

Spring in California

Two of the best reasons to live in California is the wonderful weather all year round, and its proximity to the ocean. You can have snow-capped mountains to ski in during winter, and have the beach nearby in the summer. It’s still generally sunny, although I think it has rained almost every weekend since the […]

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St. Petersburg: Venice of the North

There are many cities claiming to be the Venice of the North, and Russia’s cultural capital, St. Petersburg, is on top of the list. As this was again a short layover, we struggled to see the beautiful parts of the city as best as we can. Having only been to Moscow, which I found a […]

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Arté, Places

Antoni Gaudi: God’s Architect

I tried my best to visit some of Gaudi’s famous works in Barcelona, walking around the city on a beautiful day. Since it was a Monday, Bellesguard Gaudi (which I haven’t been to) is closed, so I went to the other sites for the second time around. The last time I was in Barcelona was […]

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Places

Scenes Around Lake Como

I had another Milan flight this month, and I wanted to go somewhere quiet and relaxing. I knew that if I went to Central Milan, I would end up shopping again, so I tried to stay away as much as possible. Since Como is only an hour and a half train ride from Malpensa Airport, […]

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Places

The Old Salzburg Charm

I am on a roll! I clearly have too much time this month, hence the five blog posts. :)) I’m trying to write as much as I can, while I can; because I recently read about a writer who developed Alzheimer’s and tried to write a memoir, recollecting memories that were already escaping her. That […]

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Places

Muscat Quick Stop

It was my first time to visit Oman even if it’s easy to travel there from Doha. My friend, April, has been based in London for almost a month, and she had a layover in Muscat. Of course, here I came crashing her hotel room again. 🙂 With just a few hours left before my […]

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Places

Tiger Cave Temple

Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) is a Buddhist place of worship in Krabi, Thailand. To reach the temple, we had to climb 1,237 steps; some of which are more than a foot high. For comparison, the Eiffel Tower is almost the same height at 300 meters. The actual cave can be found at the […]

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