Don’t Be “That Guy”: Encountering Cringey Tourists (My Experience)

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Travel, besides seeing new places, is about understanding a different way of living, of speaking, and interacting with people. After all, these places wouldn't be the way they are today without the locals who made it happen. Therefore, to be a stranger and to step unto their land is … Continue reading Don’t Be “That Guy”: Encountering Cringey Tourists (My Experience)

Pride (poem)

(inspired by the legalization of gay marriage in the United States-- June 2015) Pride Love sins for all the wrong reasons. but we know,they know,He knows that it’s all about waking upand seeing your loved one’s facenext to yours, freckled like coffee dropsacross the bridge of the nose—lashes curled like daffodilsthat remind you of how … Continue reading Pride (poem)

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)

Feeling Unsafe as a Solo Female Traveler (My Experience)

Photo by Rachel Claire on Pexels.com Hello, folks. This week's post will be less of an optimistic one than usual, but I wanted to write about this to spread awareness about the instances that many people don't see (nor really talk about) when it comes to travel. While travel comes with plenty of joyous and … Continue reading Feeling Unsafe as a Solo Female Traveler (My Experience)

10 Mesmerizing Water Photos Around the World

A while back, Anita from 100 Trek posted this article in which she did a photo challenge inspired by the Lens-Artists Challenge on this blog, and I was interested in sharing my photos of what I've encountered during my travels around the world. There's something about water which is mesmerizing and ever-changing, from a small … Continue reading 10 Mesmerizing Water Photos Around the World