Hamburg Days

This will be the first of seven blog posts I will be writing over the next month or so, recapping my travels through parts of Western Europe. While it was my third Eurotrip already, I still found myself being constantly amazed by the history, culture, and promise of each destination. The journey starts as I … More Hamburg Days

How to Travel like Me

I’ll admit, the title is a misnomer. I’ve always believed that you shouldn’t try to replicate someone else’s travel style. However, so many friends have asked me for tips on traveling, either about solo traveling or chain traveling, that I’ve decided that I’ll collate some of my top thoughts here for easy reference. So if … More How to Travel like Me

Berlin DayTrips – Sights Beyond the Capital (Part 2)

If you’ve read my Part 1 post, then you know that I love taking day trips on my weekends to explore my surroundings and learn more about the history and culture of a location. In Berlin, there was much to see – my Part 1 post covered my visits to Rostock, Teufelsberg and Potsdam. Today, … More Berlin DayTrips – Sights Beyond the Capital (Part 2)

Berlin DayTrips – Sights beyond the Capital (Part #1)

Wandering is a lifestyle and even when you’re stuck in a city for an extended period of time, you’ll find the itch to want to explore more. Thankfully, not only is Berlin in the middle of a region filled with amazing destinations, it also is well connected to all of them, being the capital and … More Berlin DayTrips – Sights beyond the Capital (Part #1)

The Golden Rules of being a Host

Something that I’ve been thinking about recently is about being a host. In this millennial age of traveling, we’re seeing Couchsurfing, Airbnb¬†and regular friend-to-friend hosting encourage a close-to-home form of experiencing a city that used to be a rarity. We’re giving up fancy hotels and resorts for an opportunity to see places from a local’s … More The Golden Rules of being a Host

austin + san antonio : where i saw so much burnt orange

Welcome to Texas, or as it’s known in my childhood – Cowboy town. I’ve said this before but the US is really more of a conglomerate of different states than one unified country, which provides it an ample set of advantages and obstacles. Texas is one of its most distinctive states, with some even calling … More austin + san antonio : where i saw so much burnt orange