Exploring Hout Bay

Situated just 30 minutes outside of the city center, Hout Bay forms one of the best sea-side neighborhoods in Cape Town. A short 20 kilometer drive outside of Cape Town city you’ll find long sandy beaches perfect for swimming and water sports. Located on the northern side of Chapman’s Peak Drive, Hout Bay is surrounded […]

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10 Best Places to Visit in April

April is one of those in between seasons which can make planning a wanderlust-filled vacation a little difficult. Some places may be filled with endless sunshine, others with sporadic rainfall. While it is an odd time of year to travel, many do so because of the reasonable prices. Planning a trip to the right destination […]

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A QUICK GUIDE TO ST THOMAS, USVI

There’s nothing better than an island vacation but if I’m honest, St Thomas was never really on my must visit Caribbean island bucket list but with over 7000 individual islands, it’s easy to see how one can end up exploring unheard of places and hiking through lush emerald green nature. Where is St Thomas? The […]

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Exploring the U.S. Virgin Islands: Part 2

The best thing about road tripping with someone who has a similar travel style to you is that you don’t have to worry about randomly saying “Pull over!” because you saw something beautiful. That’s often the very best part of road trips – wandering with someone you feel so comfortable with that you can have […]

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Exploring the U.S. Virgin Islands: Part 1

There’s nothing better than knocking another destination of your bucket list. Sometimes however, life unexpectedly takes you to beautiful places that never really were on your list to begin with. That’s what I love about travel. You visit new places and meet new people… form bonds and make friendships… learn about new cities that you […]

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10 Unique places to spend the winter holidays

Winter is here! While it may seem easy to relax in the comfort of a cozy home with a lit fire, the truth is all round the northern hemisphere, winter is one of those times when the beauty of some cities shines through. There are many places to explore – from traditional ski resorts to […]

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Dotonbori, Osaka

Osaka is known as the culinary capital of Japan with Dotonobori forming one of the best places to fuel your gastronomical Asian journey. The name Dotonbori comes from the merchant Doton Yasui who actually began construction of the river in 1612. The area is now known as one of the best symbolic places representative of […]

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A quick guide to Osaka

While the streets of Tokyo are usually at the top of any tourist’s Japan bucket list, Japan’s third largest metropolitan city – Osaka –  is just as, if not more entertaining. Neighboring Kyoto and Kobe; the cosmopolitan atmosphere, weather and especially the food, is what I loved the most when visiting here. While Tokyoites may seem […]

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How to see Hiroshima in one day

I have a soft spot for historical cities so it’s no surprise that when visiting the beautiful country of Japan, I insisted on spending some time in Hiroshima. After landing in Tokyo the night before, we did some quick planning only to realize that Hiroshima was at least, a five hour train ride away. Was […]

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Ten picturesque locations you must visit in Beijing

What I love the most when visiting a new place is the endless amount of exploring I get to fill my time with! Exploring and capturing what I see has become another one of my traveling hobbies leaving me with folders and folders of snaps! I can’t claim to be a photography genius but I […]

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