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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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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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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Renting a car in Italy: What you need to know

Italy has been on my bucket list for years but never in a million years did I think that I would be brave enough to rent a car and drive from city to city for 11 days straight. I guess I should start at the top and be completely honest… I drive like Miss Daisy. […]

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10 interesting things to find when exploring Japan

If you’re a first timer in Japan then you’re in for a treat! This East Asian metropolis is known worldwide for the bizarre and interesting things you’ll find here… but if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. The bigger cities are always bustling and the smaller cities are filled […]

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Hello New York: this is the real me

New York has always been one of my dream destinations. You may have remembered me rambling on a few posts back about how much I wanted to visit the Big Apple for my 30th birthday and while that never happened, I somehow ended up passing through en route to some island back in 2018. Fast […]

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Amersfoort Photo Diary

Tucked away somewhere between Utrecht, Amsterdam and Arnhem lies the littlest city of Amersfoort. Amers-what? Exactly. We’d never heard of this little medieval town either until a random day of Dutch city hopping that consisted of jumping on the first train we saw and randomly picking cities along the line to explore. Sometimes a picture […]

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Finding Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo

Known as one of the busiest intersections in the world, the famous Shibuya crossing was at the top of my Tokyo bucket list ever since I found out we would be spending seven days in Japan!  Shibuya is one of the most famous bustling districts in all of Tokyo. In fact you could almost call […]

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Exploring 101: 10 simple things to find when exploring Japan

If you’re a first timer in Japan then you’re in for a treat! This East Asian metropolis is known worldwide for the bizarre and interesting things you’ll find. But if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. What should you do?! What should see?! What should you eat?! While the […]

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