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by kimberlyjy
Europe, Italy, Lake Como, Varenna

Beautiful Varenna, Lago di Como


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From the moment we first got a whiff of fresh air and felt the strong rays of sunshine on our skins, my friend, Bora, and I fell into perpetual awe. We could not peel our eyes away from the glorious mountain range that surrounded us. Our smiles stretched from ear to ear. We couldn’t believe it. Anywhere we turned, there was something that tugged our heartstrings. From the friendly cafe baristas who went out of their way to call us a taxi, to our drive up the winding road to Agriturismo Castello di Vezio and upon setting foot on the beautiful green landscapes of the resort overlooking Lago di Como, all we could say was, “wow”.

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Amsterdam, Europe

Amsterdam: Tips & Musings of A Non-Biker


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Amsterdam: where to go, what to do, how to save money, and exploring Amsterdam as a non-biker. From a city that houses over 800,000 bicycles, 250,000 designated bicycle parking facilities and about 500 km of bike paths, one can expect that over 60% of the city’s population choose cycling as their primary choice of transportation. It

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Europe, Italy

A Smart Day Trip To Cinque Terre


Ah, Cinque Terre… “Five Lands” (along the Ligurian coast). What is it about houses perched on cliffs that make them so charming? I had to find out. Only 2 hours away from Florence (where I was based), I felt that I had to at least check it out for a day. So I booked a

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Barcelona, Europe, Spain

Top 3 Free Lookouts In Barcelona


Barcelona is surrounded by hills and mountains making it easy to get a bird’s eye view of the entire city – for free! So, pack your snacks and your wine, and don’t forget your picnic blanket. You’re going to need some time to take in the impeccable sights; better get comfy. Here are my top 3

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Barcelona, Europe, Spain

3 Websites To Help You Find An Apartment in Spain


One of the challenges I had to overcome during my first two weeks in Barcelona was finding the right flat before my pre-booked AirBnB accommodation was up. With no pre-existing contacts, unfamiliar SOP’s and language gaps, searching for good apartment rentals in a new country can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there are websites that you can

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Europe, Portugal

6 Photos – Architecture in Lisbon


Lisbon is a marvellous city! Its vibrant atmosphere, paired with its collection of colourful architecture, is reason enough to plan a trip there! Need more convincing? Here are 6 photos that will make you want to book the next flight to Lisbon:

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Design

How Travel Inspired Me To Start A Sustainable Fashion Line


A year working and traveling abroad has opened my eyes to a few things. Being always on the go made me realize that traveling light is key to freedom of mobility. Seeing so many wonderful sceneries opened my eyes to the responsibility each of us has, as stewards of the earth, to preserve the health and beauty

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