Pictures of Porto

I spent a day wandering the streets of Porto on a quiet Sunday in October. I didn’t have any particular plans but decided to  just follow the signs and wing it. Besides, I was so exhausted and longed for a more relaxing day. I first stopped at São Bento train station to scour the area. The…

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Foodtrip: Portugal’s Pastries

As soon as I got to Portugal, I noticed the great displays of pastries in every store and bakery. From the train station in Lisbon, to cafés in Coimbra, to restaurants in Porto, I could tell the Portuguese must have a sweet tooth. Lucky for me, so do I! I had so much fun trying…

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Top Ten Best Cities I’ve Been in 2015

  As I look back on all the amazing places I’ve been to this year, I can’t help but feel a sense of fulfillment. My wanderlust seemed to have rapidly intensified these past couple of years. 2015 has definitely been the most compelling and adventurous travel year for me. From walking barefoot inside the ancient Shinto shrine of Kyoto, to watching…

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Coimbra: Portugal’s Gem

Coimbra is my favorite city in Portugal. It was my love for old towns that led me there, combined with my fascination of extraordinary libraries. Yes, I’m a big nerd! I knew little about this city other than the renowned Joanina Library and its historical old town but when I started to do research and look up photos, I…

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See You Soon, Spain!

You have no idea how excited I am for this next trip. Three more weeks before this lady be sippin’ sangrias and exploring the Iberian Peninsula. But who’s counting? I’ve been wanting to go to Spain for as long as I remember. It may seem like I say that every time I go on a trip…

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