Arctic Adventure

The Arctic Circle marks the latitude above which the sun does not set on the summer solstice, and does not rise on the winter solstice. So why would someone want to go there in the winter? Exactly.  Because not that many people would think of going. It’s something different. Something new. A real adventure. And it was!…

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What’s your favorite country?

This is my most frequently asked question. Even at this moment, I still have a hard time answering it. To be fair to myself and to the questioner, I would default to a top five answer. And to be quite honest, I give different answers every time depending on my mood. It’s a tricky question,…

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5 Things I Learned About Myself From Traveling

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” -David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas This is so true in many levels. Travel has taught me lessons I would not have learned if I had been satisfied with the familiar and comfortable. The more I traveled to far flung places, the more I realized how tiny of a place I occupy…

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Hotel Review: The Athens Gate

I loved this hotel. For my 30th birthday, I gifted myself a trip to Greece. I spent three days in Athens and stayed at The Athens Gate. The hotel’s prime location and scenic views are the top reasons why I give this hotel a high rating. My favorite is the rooftop top restaurant overlooking the…

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