30 travel tips you need to know before visiting Italy

Italy is one of the most beautiful countries to visit in the world. Filed with iconic ruins to explore… Tuscan back roads… mouth-watering pizza… freshly made pasta… and some of the most delicious wines, it is a must to visit at least once in your lifetime. A friend and I decided to celebrate our 10-year […]

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BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN AUGUST

Late summer in the northern hemisphere is one of the most popular times to travel with warm, balmy climates, lush greenery and the some of the best opportunities to spot wildlife. From cool, dry Kenya in the midst of a great migration to the bustling marine life of the Galápagos Islands… here are 15 of […]

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Best places to visit in June

Whether you’re situated in the northern hemisphere or the south, June is the perfect time for a middle-of-the-year adventure. Wander the alleyways of European cities where the sun only sets after nine or sail down glittering canals with a glass of chilled sangria in one hand! June forms the perfect time for a little summer […]

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Makeovers at Sephora, NYC

With baby sis living in the Big Apple for close to three months, it was an absolute adventure to be able to visit her and finally get to tick off New York from my bucket list. One week into my visit we had done so much already… Climbing Empire State, visiting the United Nations Building, […]

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Magnolia Bakery, NYC

In 1996 two women opened a tiny bakery on Bleecker Street in New York City. Four years later, Carrie Bradshaw ate a pretty pink frosted vanilla cupcake on a bench outside… and so became one of NYC’s famous little gems – Magnolia Bakery. Known for its cupcakes and all famous delicious Banana Pudding, Magnolia Bakery […]

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Wandering through Brooklyn at night

Sometimes the smallest adventures are the prettiest ones! One evening after grabbing some dinner, Jins and I decided to take an evening train from Manhattan into Brooklyn and do what we do best… get lost. So off we went. Into the night to find High Street Brooklyn Bridge Station. We wandered pretty streets with no […]

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Essential phrases you should know before travelling to Italy

The best way to pick up a new language is by fully immersing yourself in the culture and environment of that country… but even before then, I like to brush up on a few basic communication essentials that will help make my first few hours (or days) easier. Simple words like hello… yes… no… excuse […]

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Tasting pizza in Napoli: L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

Naples is known as the birthplace of pizza and for that one and only reason, we decided to make the two-and-a-half-hour drive from Roma to Napoli in search of the world’s best pizza. Truth be told, if we had more hours in Naples, we most likely would have gone on a pizza tasting adventure but […]

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Finding (and surviving) the crazy streets of Naples

The funny thing about driving a car in Italy is that you just don’t know what to expect. If it’s your first time renting a car in Europe, there are tons of tips you can pick up beforehand to make your adventure a little easier, but really, where’s the fun in that?  Naples has been […]

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Italy by car: A complete itinerary

Exploring Italy has been on my bucket list for years. Maybe it’s knowing that there are endless pizzerias along every corner or maybe, just maybe I’ve had a secret fantasy of riding a turquoise blue vesper through the back roads of Tuscany! With such pretty little cities, each with its own personality; delicious food around […]

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