Travel Match​: China X Japan

I finished my world trip in 2008 being unfair to China, saying I wasn’t interested in going back there. It was unreasonable and wrong. However, the complete opposite happened to its archrival Asian country: I absolutely loved Japan! We, on the west, often mistake Chinese for Japanese and vice-versa. Big mistake. Besides the similar facial…

Making up with China

I was unfair to China. Now I see. After I traveled the world in 2008, people would often ask: what’s your least favorite country? I used to say China was a country I wouldn’t urge going back to, but now I recognize its value and would actually love to visit it again. Tobogganing down the…

How did I do it?

Ok, here I am claiming I have a wonderful vacation life. And it is true! I’m now 33 years old – Jesus age – and can say my years BC (Before Current) were, truly, wonderful and mostly vacationing. You might be wondering how I did it, so the time has come for me to reveal…

Lost in the bushes, Falling for The Falls

This is a tale that I absolutely love to tell. But don’t be fooled, it is a true story. A true story of how crazy 20-year-olds can be. I bet that when I become a mother I will be freaking out about my kid. Anyway. After three weeks in Sydney, we went to Melbourne. I…

3 sisters and I at the aussie Blue Mountains

One thing I’ve learned about traveling in a group is that is often better to do things by yourself. Alone, because if you depend on others’ indecisions and needs, you risk not doing it at all. For that reason, I took advantage of having woken up at 6AM on Christmas Eve to go and check…