Poland in Photos

I am always excited when I travel to a new place for the first time. It is one of those specials moments that can only happen once, like a first date or a first kiss. Everything relies on that first impression. My first time in Poland was pretty wonderful, despite the rainy weather. I went…

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Aveiro: The Venice of Portugal

Travel ads do work. This happened to me while waiting at Coimbra’s train station. I was waiting for the next train to my hotel when I saw an ad on tv: Visit Aveiro, the Venice of Portugal. Then came a montage of happy gondola-riding tourists on the canal. I knew then where to go next. After all, my…

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The Heart of Tangier

It was my first time to set foot in Northern Africa. Since I was already in Southern Spain, I grabbed the opportunity to visit Tangier –  took the ferry, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and added another continent to my list. I joined a group excursion this time around to make the experience easier in terms…

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Through The Lens: London Eye

For a quick layover in London, you can take the train to Waterloo Station from either Heathrow or Gatwick. The London Eye and Big Ben are both within walking distance from the train station. Lucky for me, the weather cooperated this time around. Sunshine and blue skies make a great backdrop for the London Eye. For…

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Falling for Florence

“The Creator made Italy from designs by Michelangelo.” – Mark Twain My trip to Italy had the most surprising outcome of all so far. If you have read my post about Rome, then you would have an idea of what I am talking about. To sum it up, I went to Italy fully expecting to fall…

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You Are What You Eat….and Drink.

One of my favorite things to do while traveling is eating and trying local food. I don’t consider myself extremely picky nor overly adventurous, but I am open to trying something new at least once! If you want to get to know me more, all you have to do is look at my food gallery and you…

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