Halstatt: A Lakeside Wonder

My fascination for lakes started when my friends and I hiked up to a crater of a dormant volcano in the Philippines. We swam in the water that collected in its mouth—in varying hues of turquoise blue and emerald green. It was like a bottomless […]

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Armenia: Your Gateway to the Caucasus

“Where are you going?”, my mother asks. “I have a flight to Yerevan at around 8 tonight, mom.” I saw her next question coming, “Huh, where?”. I love underrated destinations; I love going to places where I expect nothing and leave impressed. I love how […]

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Keukenhof: a Springtime Showcase

As Susan J. Bissonette puts it, “An optimist is the human personification of spring.” No other season excites me quite as springtime does—it’s like an occasion that we prepare for, there is excitement as we watch its beauty unfold, we cherish it as its splendor […]

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Tunisia: Africa’s Less Known Paradise

I am a big fan of Mediterranean cuisine, culture and history but I honestly have never heard of anyone going to Tunisia to spend their holiday in recent years. Not that Tunisia is not as beautiful as those frequented by tourists, but I readily assume […]

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Cinque Terre: Italy’s Fantastic Five

    In a world of skyscrapers and manmade wonders, there is this irresistible charm in places that seem to not have caught up with the smartphone age. Cinque Terre, which means “Five Lands”, is one of those places. Nestled on the coastline of the […]

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