#SFIWoman: TRAVEL, TRAVEL, TRAVEL & THEN… TRAVEL AGAIN

Traveling in Hiroshima

“There is nothing more beautiful than a well-traveled woman with an amazing story to tell.”  It’s easy to get bored of everyday life… to let monotony set in and drain your soul as you sit in weekly presentations, fill up the tank of your car and round up your enzyme assays time and time again. Yep. […]

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15 Interesting facts about Table Mountain

Overlooking the beautiful city of Cape Town is one of South Africa’s most visited attractions. In fact, you can’t really visit the Mother City without visiting the all famous Table Mountain.  Surrounded by Devil’s Peak to the east and Lion’s Head to the west, the dramatic backdrop of mountains is almost picture perfect. As the […]

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A seven day Japan Itinerary

Japan has long been on my list of places to explore. In fact, it was a trip that started being planned back in 2015 although I only ever got round to visiting the year after. Filled with ancient traditions, picturesque locations and a culture that is so unique to the East, it’s hard not to […]

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Unexpectedly tasting shark fin soup in China

Food forms a big part of Chinese culture with tradition and meaning accompanying almost every step of a meal. Business dinners, weddings and other special occasions are almost always met with some form of exotic dish. Shark fin soup is a delicacy found in traditional Chinese cuisine and is made from the fins of various […]

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Tales of a Travelling Gypsy – Moving to Nijmegen

If there’s one thing I’ll never regret in this lifetime, it’s travelling. Often, it’s easy to forget what the world still has to offer among daily obstacles and whilst the dwellings of everyday life can be somewhat draining and monotonous, I’ve always found travelling or even the idea of it, to be something revitalizing to the […]

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Did we really find a cemetery in Kyoto?

What do you do when, whilst walking through thousands of vermilion gates and Shinto shrines, you unexpectedly wander off the common path and stumble into what looks like a traditional Japanese cemetery?

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How to see Kyoto in less than 24 hours

With so much to see and do in Kyoto, you’re most likely wondering if it’s possible to get the most out of this quintessential city by spending just 24 hours there.

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15 Inspiring Quotes about New York City

I’ve always been fascinated with the wander of New York City and while I’ve been told time and time again that the Big Apple really isn’t the glamorous place I think it to be, some much awaited exploring on my December layover has only fueled the love my heart feels for this city.

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