The Truth About Solo Travel: The Ups, Downs and Everything in Between

The Truth About Solo Travel: The Ups, Downs and Everything in Between

  There’s something intriguing about traveling alone. Hearing stories about spontaneous adventures and serendipitous encounters, one can’t help but have the illusion that traveling solo is always dreamy. While it can be quite surreal, the truth is, it’s not always as vivid and sweet as it seems to be. — Let me share with you some truths about solo-traveling: Sometimes, we travel solo not because we wanted to BUT because we needed to. It seems impossible to not have at least one person, whether a family or a friend, join you…

My Secret In Long Term Travel: How To Afford It

My Secret In Long Term Travel: How To Afford It

Myself at Versailles, France Disclaimer: I find that photo (above) a fitting “money shot”. 😉 The time has come for me to address the elephant in the closet: how I was able to afford long term travel. If I was being more technical, I was just traveling on and off for the past two years: long trips that went on for months, breaks at home, and holiday within breaks. However, doing that for 2 years is quite a long time as compared to what most people do. Thus, raising questions…

2017 and Counting: How Life Has Been

2017 and Counting: How Life Has Been

  The last time I wrote something was a few days before my boyfriend arrived to visit me while having a mini-vacation from his 2-year sabbatical. At that time, I was having my mini-vacation at home which meant that I have my personal space for a creative outlet and of course, a laptop. Once the traveling commenced, I unfortunately haven’t been diligent here. 🙁 Since then, I had… Visited 3 new countries (YAY!!!), two with him and one by myself: Myanmar Iran Mexico Took a “vacation” from my “vacation aka…

13 Must See Places That Will Awe-Inspire You

13 Must See Places That Will Awe-Inspire You

There are a million places out there that will amaze you, whether with its overwhelming architecture, breathtaking landscape, or the mind-blowing artistry. However, there are only a few, perhaps more than a handful, that will easily be on top of your list. Not just because of its undeniable beauty, but also the surge of emotions that it gives you, leaving you speechless, perhaps moved and inspired as you go back to wherever you came from. As they made me lost for words, allow me to share with you this effortlessly curated list of 13 Places That…

Top 5 Favorites to Explore in Morocco

Top 5 Favorites to Explore in Morocco

There’s a reason why Morocco is beyond beautiful. It’s not just about the incredible landscape, extensive history, rich culture, and the amazing balance of its people’s warmth and coolness. It exudes poise, strength, and above all, mystery. So mysterious that even if you’ve prepared yourself for it, you’re still left in awe when it’s right in front of you. Picking a top 5 was really really hard. But, it must be done. And so, here are my Top 5 favorites to explore in Morocco: #5 The Ancient City of Volubilis The Phoenicians,…