Verona: 3 Buon Giornos!

Verona! Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet immortalized this city as the romantic epicenter of the world, and Juliet’s balcony attracts tourists from all over, hoping for a glimpse of the most famous love story ever. Many take a day trip from its famous neighbor, Venice, but I challenge you to do the opposite. Out with the…

Buenos Aires: caminitos y caminhadas

(I WROTE THIS IN PORTUGUESE AS MY MOM IS GOING TO BA SOON. I’ll TRANSLATE IT TO ENGLISH IN A COUPLE WEEKS. MESSAGE ME IF YOU NEED HELP!)   Entre almacĂ©ns e afajores, parrillas e tangos: o que aprendi na minha Ăşltima visita Ă  Buenos Aires foi que há muito o que se esbaldar, mas…

The San Sebastian + Biarritz Combo Trip​

Need an idea for a small Euro trip? Think two countries, two very different experiences, and all with less than 50km apart? That’s the magic of the combo Biarritz, France and San Sebastian, Spain. Plus, attach these two with Paris and Barcelona (fly into one and leave from another), both great memory-refreshers pitstops (assuming that…

Thailand. Party Paradise.

Paradise. Would you trust the opinion of a 33-year-old girl who has been to over 33 countries? When I traveled the world for a year in 2008, Thailand won my heart as one of the best countries I visited on that trip. But more than just sunbathing, I was also brainbaking. Partying hard! We started…

Unique Karma: India

One thing I always enjoyed doing when on a bus is people watching. What are they thinking? Where are they going? How is their life? I had one of these reflection moments while in a van, at a city tour in Mumbai, India. The scene I saw from the window was an almost chaotic city,…