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March 24, 2017

Visiting the Vigeland Park: the World’s Largest Sculpture Park Made by a Single Artist

The circle of life at the Vigeland Park Frogner Park, part of historical Frogner Manor, is located in the Frogner borough in Oslo, Norway. It’s more commonly known as the Vigeland Park in the English speaking world because of a permanent […]
March 14, 2017

My Favorite Architecture in Bucharest: Stavropoleos Monastery and Brâncovenesc Style

Stavropoleos Monastery is absolutely beautiful. Stavropoleos Monastery, Mănăstirea Stavropoleos in Romanian, also known as Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stavropoleos). It’s an Eastern Orthodox monastery for nuns in central Bucharest. We saw a nun singing beautifully outside of the monastery before the […]
March 13, 2017

Life in Utsjoki: A Town in Finnish Lapland Bordering Norway

What is it like to travel Utsjoki? I believe I inherited the blood of the northerners. Seeing the snow-covered mountains and crown snow-load trees make my heart beat faster. I feel at home in the north. I’m drawn to the […]
March 8, 2017

Read Inspiring Stories of Women on This International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! It’s March 8th, the day we celebrate women all around the world. Today this day feels more important than ever, especially in times like these. I’m celebrating by wearing a red shirt and thinking of all […]
February 17, 2017

Is It Worth Visiting Chisinau, Moldova?

“I get it, you like Moldova. But, tell me, is It really Worth Visiting Chisinau?” Before we decided to travel there, I barely knew anything about Moldova, including the fact that Chisinau is the capital city. We arrived by overnight […]
February 13, 2017
House of the Soviets

Visiting Transnistria: Am I in Moldova or Russia?

Traveling to Former Soviet Union countries? If you are really interested in countries of the Former Soviet Union (FSU), Transnistria should be high on your list. Officially the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR), Transnistria is a self-proclaimed republic wedged between Moldova […]
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 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 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 […]
November 29, 2016

How #VisitPhilly Does it Right on Social Media Marketing

I attended the World Travel Market (WTM) in London for the first time this year. I’ve been to many trade shows but the scale of this one was almost overwhelming. It’s one of those events that everyone in the industry […]
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 […]