48 Hours in Iceland

During my first trip to Iceland, I realized that it truly is a land of ice and fire. When I went in the summertime, theres a midnight sun that refuses to set completely. The darkest it ever became resembled twilight. It was just before 8pm when I arrived at my hostel in Reykjavik, but since it … Continue reading 48 Hours in Iceland


A Minute in Manila

When I visited Manila, Philippines for work in October, I didn’t have much time to explore because of my schedule and the city's unbelievable traffic. However I was fortunate to visit Fort Santiago and Cathedral Manila, and as my hotel was in the business district, Makati, I shopped in several of Manila's well-known malls like … Continue reading A Minute in Manila

Savoring Sicily

Have you been to Sicily yet? Have you considered going? Sure, Rome, Venice, Florence, and Naples are great, but standard tourist sights. I'm not saying skip any of those, but I don't know why Sicily hasn't become a HOT destination. In fact, the only types of tourists I met were from Eastern European countries, students/Erasmus … Continue reading Savoring Sicily

3 Days in Ibiza – Off Season

On our first day- we wandered around Ibiza Old town or Dalt Vila, which is a recognized UNESCO site. We received complimentary maps with walking routes at the tourist office in the centre. The old town is vibrant with pale colors, turquoise harbor views, and medieval architecture. The main castle is from 16th century and it's one … Continue reading 3 Days in Ibiza – Off Season

5 Reasons to Visit Ibiza in the Off Season

At the end of my final semester in March I visited Ibiza, one of the Balearic islands in the Mediterranean. One of my European friends inwardly cringed and demanded why I was going during the 'winter' season and not waiting for summer (ie. May to possibly September). She claimed it would be cold and there would be … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Ibiza in the Off Season

Returning to London after 12 years…

My friend Lindsay and I went to London to see the Gala Performance of Doctor Faustus, which features Game of Thrones' Kit Harrington as the leading role (its ongoing from April-June 2016). The show was a contemporary adaptation to the late 14th century play. They made references to President Obama, and President Trump (unfortunately as the next … Continue reading Returning to London after 12 years…

Machrie Moor Stones at Isle of Arran

On the 5th of March, I wanted to get out of the fine city of Glasgow, and since I enjoy the coastline thats the direction I wanted to head towards. As I grew up on the coastline back home in the states, I really miss not being able to see the beach from my house. On … Continue reading Machrie Moor Stones at Isle of Arran