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!
You kind of lose count of how many Venices of the North there are with the many coastal, almost submerged cities that only have probably a lifetime to wade the rising sea levels. But yes, as they say, enjoy them while they last. Gothenburg is one of them. Once a Dutch territory, the city is … Continue reading Paddan Your Way Through Gothenburg!
It’s been a while since my last post. I had a lazy but spectacular summer in Sweden and had gotten completely detached from my usual routines. Now I shall start to make up for lost time. It’s not Sweden for today, I will let it fizzle for a while otherwise it will be just a … Continue reading It’s Not Always Gray in Normandy
A recent trip brought me back to the lovely city of Porto, the second largest city of Portugal. It's one of my favorite cities because it's super fun, has beautiful ancient architecture, not overwhelmingly huge, culturally unique, and has a big population of international students. People are also extremely friendly and hospitable. Normally, I would post … Continue reading Porto, a cidade mais linda do mundo
Switzerland’s capital city has a small elevated historical center on a peninsula carved by the Aare River. Particularly tall bridges cross the river from all sides of the city center promising spectacular views of descending cliff-side houses and accompanying greenery. What I love about this city is that it still keeps a countryside vibe with … Continue reading Bern, It’s Cool In Here!
The walled city of Toledo, a short drive from Madrid is one of the most well-preserved historical destinations in the world. Dubbed the city of three cultures, Toledo demonstrated the harmonic coexistence of Christians, Jews, and Muslims. An utter mélange of these three religious cultures brought about an eclectic palette of ancient architecture (gothic churches, … Continue reading The City of Three Cultures