One thing about Florence: FLOCK OF TOURISTS! In big cities like Paris or Berlin, you will definitely encounter throngs of them, oh wait, I belong to the crowd... throngs of us, I mean. But normally the crowds are just along the famous sites which are more often far apart so you have a huge space … Continue reading 3 Short Tips to Enjoy Florence
Before I came to France, I only had the slightest idea of who Monet and Cezanne were. Probably an art connoisseur is cringing the moment he comes across this page but yes, for an average person it’s definitely not common knowledge. Looking at their paintings though makes you feel a bit nostalgic. For sure, you saw … Continue reading Musée de l’Orangerie, The Right Kind of High
When you spend so much time in Brussels, you tend to run out of things to do or visit. Normally, people flock to Bruges which is definitely picturesque. Ghent is a close daytrip destination offering equally impressive medieval architecture. But if you still have another day to spare, you might take a peek at Antwerp … Continue reading The Diamond City of Antwerp
One of the places you would be happy to get stuck in for a long layover is Taipei. Thanks to its cheap and efficient transportation options that can get you from one end to the other in a breeze, moving around Taipei can never be any easier. The Taoyuan Airport is a busy hub for plenty of … Continue reading Taipei in Six Hours
The year 2016 was a bit of a hurdle but along the way sprung some amazing moments, too. There are usually two ways to end the year. One is to whine and curse at how crazy the world has been and the other, keeping the tragedies of the year in mind as well as all … Continue reading My 5 Best Trips of 2016
Switzerland’s largest and arguably most expensive city could be a tough stop for budget travelers. However, you don’t necessarily have to break the bank to enjoy several panoramic views of the cities from its various elevated parks and roof decks. For example, you can join the students at the terrace of the ETH library for … Continue reading Zurich, So Rich!
Having a penchant for bird’s eye and panoramic views of cities, I always make it a point to look for an elevated place to observe the entire expanse of just about any place I visit. More often, there are observation decks or hills bordering the cities that offer quite spectacular views without having to break … Continue reading Prague from the Petrin Hill