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Learnings from a Parisian Classroom or How I Got Me Into Writing

A Paris! The dream destination of every traveler I know, dubbed as the world’s most favorite bucketlist item including mine. The world’s most romantic city. The city of lights. I counted the months, the weeks, the days until my day of my flight from Singapore’s Changi Airport to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Aeroport. In excitement […]

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10 Really Awesome Destinations to See the Northern Lights

When planning for your Northern Lights trip, there are three main things you need to consider. The rest are just plus factors or bonuses. The destination is located somewhere north. Up north. Close to Santa’s place. Long winter nights No light pollution. Go where there is little light or no light at all. Many may not be […]

The True Cost of Chasing Aurora Borealis

Chasing the elusive aurora borealis is, more often than not, perceived as costly and maybe not fit for solo travellers and itinerary planning can be a bigger headache than a hangover after a night of partying. This is article is to totally change that perception. I travelled to the North Pole solo, I planned my […]

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Amazing Daytrips Outside Paris Aside From Versailles

Don’t get me wrong here. No, I have nothing against Versailles. From all the readings and photos on the internet, I bet it would be awesome to visit the palace one day. I  still long to see and take photos around the lush garden and inside the royal chateau and see myself in one of those […]

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10 Horrible Mistakes You Need to Avoid When in Paris

Paris, being a major European destination and flocked by an average of about 15 million tourists each year, can be exciting and at the same time intimidating for the first timers because of the French’s reputation as snobbish, because of the language barrier, because here, you are always reminded as an outsider or a foreigner. […]

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Tour Eiffel : From a Different Angle

Spending a lazy afternoon at the park under the Tour Eiffel, with a bottle of red wine and baguette jambon-fromage (ham and cheese), offered a different view for this famous Paris icon. I have been here in Paris for 3 days now. For the past days, I conquer different arrondissement on a photo walk exploring with […]

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The Street Art of 13 Arrondissement in Paris: A Photowalk

When in Paris, and you want to get some space after having been to all the tourist landmarks in Trocadero and Avenue des Champs Elysées you can come do a walking tour of the street art in 13th arrondissement. I discovered this amazing place by booking a Paris Greeter. I said I wanted to see the […]

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5 Essential Things You Need to Know When Visiting Amsterdam

One of the greatest city and safest to travel to in Europe is Amsterdam, the capital city of The Netherlands. This tiny urban capital is packed with about a million inhabitants plus about 7 million visitors on the average each year. There’s so much to see and do here, from art museums to old churches, giant […]

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One Perfect Sunday in Strasbourg, Alsace, France

Strasbourg is the capital of Alsace in the northeastern part of France. The Strasbourg-Grande Ile is an island which is surrounded by River Ill. The entire island is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site and was the center of commercial during the 15th century. You can visit Strasbourg by taking a TGV from Gare […]

Seeing London on a Long Layover

Long layovers can be a blessing in disguise. It gives you time to explore a bit of the city making it a bonus trip on top of your itinerary. You can choose to spend long layovers sleeping on the metal seats of the brutally cold airport waiting lounges or you can spend it wisely and […]