Day tripping the Blue Mountains, Australia

Blue Mountains National Park is located in the New South Whales and to the west of Sydney. Many people compare its appearance to the Grand Canyon in the United States. The mountains are encompassed in Eucalyptus forests. Many believe that the mountains have a blue hue because of the oils released from the eucalyptus trees. Along […]

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PROST! A Guide to Surviving Oktoberfest

It’s that time of the year again for Oktoberfest! This time last year, I was in Munich, Germany with a group of my friends and my partner enjoying their world-famous festival. While there, we visited four tents Hofbrau Festzelt, Weinzelt, Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr. Oktoberfest or Wiesn is the biggest beer festival in the world. The festival first […]

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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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