Things to do in Tokyo

Recently, a friend with an upcoming trip to Tokyo reached out to me for itinerary suggestions. I was more than happy to oblige because Tokyo is one of my favorite places to explore. The first time I visited Tokyo was for a study abroad program at Sophia University. Last November, I returned to Japan with […]

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A Minute in Manila

When I visited Manila, Philippines for work in October, I didn’t have much time to explore because of my schedule and the city’s unbelievable traffic. However I was fortunate to visit Fort Santiago and Cathedral Manila, and as my hotel was in the business district, Makati, I shopped in several of Manila’s well-known malls like […]

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Winter at Niagara Falls

Due to February’s holiday weekend, my boyfriend and I decided to cross a popular tourist destination off of our bucket lists – Niagara Falls, Ontario. Apart from going to Niagara Falls, I was really interested in visiting once I learned that Ontario has an expansive wine trail in the Lake District. The drive took approximately […]

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Savoring Sicily

Have you been to Sicily yet? Have you considered going? Sure, Rome, Venice, Florence, and Naples are great, but standard tourist sights. I’m not saying skip any of those, but I don’t know why Sicily hasn’t become a HOT destination. In fact, the only types of tourists I met were from Eastern European countries, students/Erasmus […]

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Traveling through the Desert – Arizona

If you’re able to make a quick trip to Arizona –  do it. Late August, my boyfriend told me he signed up for a 3 day training in Tucson, Arizona during September. Although I’ve been to over 20 countries, I’ve never been out west. I’ve always wanted to see the Grand Canyon, and I’m fascinated […]

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Returning to London after 12 years…

Twelve years ago marks my first visit to this city. My friend, Lindsay, and I went to London to see the Gala Performance of Doctor Faustus, which features Game of Thrones‘ Kit Harrington as the leading role (its ongoing from April-June 2016). The show was a contemporary adaptation to the late 14th century play. Faustus (Kit) sells […]

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