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January 6, 2017
Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu's bathroom covered in gold

Bucharest’s Newest Attraction: Look Inside of Ceausescu’s Private Life at Palatul Primaverii (Spring Palace)

On Christmas Day in 1989, Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife, Elena, were executed by firing squad. It’s difficult to understand and sum up the history of a foreign country, especially a complex one like Romania’s. Romania began a […]
December 28, 2016

Soak Up Budapest! A Guide to Budapest’s Thermal Baths

I enjoy soaking in thermal baths, especially if it’s directly from hot springs. A healthy two for one deal! Budapest was my home for a few weeks this winter which means the medicinal thermal baths were scheduled into my routine. […]
December 27, 2016

A Digital Nomad’s Guide for Budapest

Looking for a temporary home in Europe? When Stephen and I were searching for a good temporary home in Europe, there were a lot of great candidates. From small towns to big cities, we were considering many options. For the […]
December 22, 2016

Bali Unexpected: Bali for Adventure Travelers

Oh, Bali. The name carries so much emotion. It’s the place symbolizes peace, tranquil, and healing. Bali has been a popular destination for a long time but it attracted more people after the Eat, Pray, Love phenomena. Thankfully, Bali still […]
December 21, 2016

Best Destinations of 2016: Alaska, England, Quebec, and More

It’s that time of the year again. Let’s look back and review the 10 best destinations of 2016! This year was full of new experiences and visiting familiar places that I adore. I spent a lot of time in Korea […]
December 16, 2016

Bear Viewing in Alaska is Even More Amazing than It Sounds

What is it like to see wild bears in their natural habitat? There are a few typical images you’d associate with Alaska: hanging glaciers, rich native cultures, wandering moose, bears, and Denali to name a few. I was fortunate to […]
December 15, 2016

National Parks Near San Francisco

San Francisco is a famously pleasant city to live and visit. It is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San Francisco Bay Area, and it is blessed […]
December 6, 2016

The Day I Saw the Northern Lights in Anchorage, Alaska

How many times aurora chasing is too many? I had a good feeling about this. There was this tingling feeling in my belly. The nights had been clear for last few days. Here and there I heard other people talking […]
December 5, 2016
Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka

Itineraries of Sri Lanka for first-timers

The sun-kissed island of Sri Lanka is a mesmerizing melting pot of culture and natural beauty. Ancient temples immortalize relics of Buddha, but reminders of the colonial-era can still be seen. Time-worn cities peek through the balmy jungle, while modern […]
November 26, 2016

#CityAdventures London Calling! For Music Lovers

London gave birth to many movements in the music world. From Punk, to Disco, to the 1960’s Rock-n-Roll revolution; it’s known for having one of the best and progressive music scenes today. From a grimey club to beautiful concert halls, […]
November 20, 2016

How to Explore Phuket Town

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when someone says Phuket? My money would be on the islands beautiful beaches or perhaps the exhilarating nightlife on offer. I bet you didn’t realize that you can experience a whole […]
November 19, 2016

#CityAdventures Where to See Free Art in New York City

Wondering where to see free art in New York City? Taking on the museum circuit can be expensive, especially in a city like New York. But knowing the right information, you can get a whole lot of free art during […]