8 Beautiful London Walks

London is one of the most walkable cities in the world. Not only is walking free, but it’s a healthy and environmentally-friendly way to get around. Also, a way to burn those extra calories you take in when pub crawling. According to statistics, 1 beer equals 2 slices of bread. Now you do the math……

15 Signs you were born to travel

What is Wanderlust? Wanderlust is a strong desire to wander or travel and explore the world. Being born with the wanderlust gene is the reason you have a persistent yearning to leave in search of something new. Below are some signs that you might, in fact, have the travel gene running through your veins. #1 You love…

Things to do in Copenhagen, Denmark

The Danish know how to live a good life!  I recently came across the word: Hygge (pronounced hue-guh), on Pinterest.  Hygge means the acknowledgment of a moment spent alone or with family or friends in a cozy and warm atmosphere.  Naturally, I needed to buy at least 5 ebooks on the subject, as you do, to find…

Places to visit in Italy: Naples (Napoli)

I have always had “thing” for Italy and everyone who knows me knows that my favorite food is Pizza. Not the kind with 4 different types of meat and all the toppings you can think of, the kind they sell in Italy, the real deal… margarita with fresh tomato, basil and mozzarella, drizzled with olive…

Where to go in Alaska: Anchorage

When I say I want to visit Alaska, the reaction I mostly get is something along the lines of “Are you f@%king crazy? Why would you want to go there? It’s a cold, dark place with nothing but snow.” And I realize that this is the perception most people have of Alaska but I am here…

What to do in Berlin, Germany

Berlin is the capital city of Germany and known for sites like the Berlin wall and the Holocaust Memorial.  Berlin has been nicknamed the Grey City which sounds very depressing, to be honest.  So why would I want to visit Berlin you might ask?  Well, there is so much more to this city than it’s awful,…

Chiang Mai, Thailand

It’s freaking Friday!!!  I have had a very hectic busy week.  I recently joined Flight Centre as a travel consultant and I am in my one month training period which by the way is amazing but also intense! *Update: I no longer work for Flight Centre.  I am now a freelance copywriter / Travel &…

Fun things to do in Cape Town, South Africa

I was born in Johannesburg and only got around to visit Cape Town at the ripe age of 30. The moment I stepped foot off that plane, I fell in love!  I knew I needed more of Cape Town, so much so, that I moved here 8 months later. In my opinion, Cape Town is…

Fun things to do in London UK

Can I just say,  I am completely in love with London!  I mean what’s not to love? The lushness of her green parks, the richness of her culture, the elegance of her architecture or the heavenly taste of her food!  Also the birth country of Queen Nigella!  (I might or might not have a little crush on…

Hanging Gardens, Ubud Bali

It’s Friday (my second favorite “f” word) 🙂 Every Friday I will be sharing a place I want to visit or an Instagram account I love, you know just to get those daydreams going. For today’s Feature Friday, I chose Hanging Gardens, Ubud Bali.  I recently saw a similar image on Instagram and fell in…

Places to visit in Turkey: Istanbul

Turkey was my first ever overseas trip.  October 2007, I was 25 years old. (Oops, just gave away my age) Anyway,  I won the incentive trip to Turkey through the company I worked for.  Of course, I was over the moon but equally sad that I couldn’t take my daughter and girlfriend (now wife) with.  I don’t…