Destination: Étretat, France

Cliffs of Étretat (September 2015) Of all the years I've had this blog, it is actually unbelievable that I've never written about Étretat! Or at least, a stand-alone post about it. Most of my posts have only included it in lists (e.g. Normandy guides) or jointly with other destinations I went to in the region … Continue reading Destination: Étretat, France

72 Hours in Madrid: Things to See and Do

Plaza Mayor (June 2019) When it comes to traveling, some of us might not have the luxury of spending many days in one place. Whether it’s due to rushed planning or limited vacation time off from work, it can be hectic trying to research and cram in as much as possible into sightseeing a city … Continue reading 72 Hours in Madrid: Things to See and Do

My Favorite Places to Eat and Drink in Paris (DESSERT EDITION)

A couple of months ago, I wrote about my favorite restaurants and bars in Paris. Given that I had too many favorites to list, I decided to split up the post and make a Part 2, in which I share my favorite boulangeries, pâtisseries, and overall dessert places in town. For those with a huge … Continue reading My Favorite Places to Eat and Drink in Paris (DESSERT EDITION)

My Favorite Places to Eat and Drink in Paris (Part 1)

Traveling not only is a way to escape from the mundanity of work and home life, but also to learn about a new culture. Going just about anywhere outside of your home (especially abroad), and you're exposed to a new way of living via landmarks, museums, architecture, language, and the people. That's what makes it … Continue reading My Favorite Places to Eat and Drink in Paris (Part 1)

10 Quirky Attractions in Europe

For many who travel, visiting a new place comes with visiting the popular landmarks (e.g. Eiffel Tower, Machu Picchu, Sydney Opera House) in town. Such places are musts, especially when visiting for the first time. However, for subsequent visits or those desiring a more "off the beaten path" kind of travel, there are plenty of … Continue reading 10 Quirky Attractions in Europe