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Baking with Moroccan Women at Amal Non-Profit

Baking with Moroccan Women at Amal Non-Profit

Cooking classes are one of the best ways to get to know a culture. When I was in Morocco, my riad recommended a baking class at Amal Non-profit, an association dedicated to “empowering women through culinary skills.” Learning to bake Moroccan goodies and getting to […]

8 Things I Learned From 8 Months in Europe

8 Things I Learned From 8 Months in Europe

Last year, I spent 8 months travelling Europe (and Morocco and Turkey). I learnt a lot during that time – probably more than I did during my 4-year uni degree. While I discovered a lot about the world, the biggest revelations turned out to be […]

Zurich One Day Itinerary

Zurich One Day Itinerary

Zurich has an old-world charm with history around every corner. Like most European cities, it bears the marks of war and culture. After spending a few days in Zurich, I have developed a budget-friendly but fun-filled way to spend a day in Zurich.   Breakfast […]

7 Day Blog Challenge

7 Day Blog Challenge

Hey guys! You may be wondering why I’m posting on a Tuesday, right after this week’s post has gone live. It’s not an accident! This week, I’ve signed up to participate in a 7 Day Blog Challenge with one of my favourite Facebook Groups for […]

Why You Should Visit Neuschwanstein in Winter

Why You Should Visit Neuschwanstein in Winter

Neuschwanstein, the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty’s castle, is a gorgeous castle in the Bavarian Alps. I stumbled onto the option to visit it during my three days in Munich in 2017. Everyone raved about the castle online. The photos of it, perched in the […]

Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia: From Fairy Chimneys to Flying High

Hot Air Ballooning in Cappadocia: From Fairy Chimneys to Flying High

People often call hot air ballooning “romantic,” “gentle” or “peaceful.” It’s all of those things and more! It’s magical. It’s spectacular. It’s eye opening. It’s breathtaking. It’s a bucket list activity that everyone should experience at least once in their life. And what better place […]

Tamaki Maori Village Overnight Stay

Tamaki Maori Village Overnight Stay

The Tamaki Māori Village was one of New Zealand’s highest rated attractions in 2018. They have won numerous awards for being the best cultural activity in Australasia and is rated one of the top 10 cultural activities in the world. The Tamaki Māori Village appealed […]

The Pros and Cons of Solo Travel

The Pros and Cons of Solo Travel

Over the last two years, I have solo travelled through nearly 15 countries. It wasn’t always ideal. I had plenty of mishaps that reminded me of getting lost in Amsterdam three years ago. But with those issues, there was freedom! This post is part of […]

Hobbiton: A Movie Set Adventure

Hobbiton: A Movie Set Adventure

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” – The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien   I visited Hobbiton on November 13th. I took so many photos that it has taken me nearly two months to narrow them down to a somewhat appropriate amount […]

The Tongariro Crossing: Why You Should (Maybe Not) Hike 19.4 km

The Tongariro Crossing: Why You Should (Maybe Not) Hike 19.4 km

Although the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is one of the most popular day hikes for tourists in New Zealand, it’s not an easy trek. The walk is a 19.4km linear journey that passes over a multi-cratered, active volcanic field. The pass used to be known as […]