Things to do in San Francisco

I spent weeks planning an itinerary for our limited time in San Francisco. We really only had 2 full days in the city and an additional day visiting Napa Valley by rental car. Featured below are some of my personal recommendations: Powell Hyde line (Green) Cable Car This is the most popular cable car ride […]

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Amsterdam for the Weekend

Although Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, it feels like a world of its own. The city offers its visitors the chance to experience art, culture, history, mouth-watering cheese, narrow canals and a myriad of vices. During my postgraduate studies at the University of Glasgow in 2016, I visited Amsterdam, which is located in the northern […]

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Sippin’ Wine at the Fingerlakes’ Vineyards

Last year on my birthday weekend, my partner and I drove north to the Fingerlakes region in New York for a weekend of wine-tasting. I was drawn to visit once I learned that there are over 100 vineyards amongst the 11 lakes. The drive took over 5 hours, and we stayed at a hotel in Penn […]

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Biking from Oak Bluffs to Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard

New England is facing its first heatwave of the summer, temperatures rising beyond to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Despite this, my partner and I took the Hy-Line Speed ferry from Hyannisport to Martha’s Vineyard with the intention of cycling. Once our ship docked in Oak Bluffs, we cycled along Beach Road towards Edgartown. The paved paths […]

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A taste of Sarasota, Florida

Last week, I flew down to visit family living in Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota sits on the Gulf Coast about an hour south of Tampa. While I spent only a few days in Florida, I made the most of my time with overcast and often dreary weather. Marina Jack II Dinner Cruise is a fun and […]

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Visiting Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, Neuschwanstein Castle

While staying in Munich, Germany for Oktoberfest, we visited Neuschwanstein Castle. Annually, this castle receives over a million visitors. The castle is accessible by rental car or train with Füssen’s bus (#78). We took the train from Munich station to the town of Füssen, caught the shuttle from Füssen‘s station, and walked to the castle. […]

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