Why you should definitely do an Alcatraz Night Tour

Alcatraz is one of those must-do activities in San Francisco. It’s so popular and touristy and a little bit pricey that I almost didn’t do it. But in retrospect, I’m so glad that I did the tour. Visiting the prison was one of my favourite things I did during my time in San Francisco! When […]

Guide to biking the Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is the most famous bridge in the world, and no surprise, the most famous landmark in San Francisco. There is a number of ways to see the Golden Gate Bridge. A popular option is taking a cruise to see the bridge from the water. If you want to cross the bridge, […]

My first stay in a boutique hostel – Generator Barcelona

I’ve only heard about boutique hostels, but I’ve never stayed in one before. Needless to say, I was super excited to stay in my very first boutique hostel, Generator Barcelona! I think it’s the name: ‘boutique hostel’. When I hear the word ‘boutique’, I immediately think about the store in Pretty Woman that kicked Julia […]

Should vegetarians and vegans get excited about In-N-Out Burger?

As I was planning my trip to California, I searched for foodie hotspots not to be missed. One fast food chain kept popping up in my search, In-N-Out Burger.  Everybody raves about In-N-Out Burger, calling it ‘food perfection’. It’s tasty and affordable, a beloved west coast staple. Naturally, I wanted to try In-N-Out Burger. So […]

My Munich Photo Diary

I travelled to Munich in July. It was my second visit to the capital of Bavaria, and the city was just as beautiful as I remembered it. With Oktoberfest in full swing and thousands of people flocking to Munich, I thought I’d share my favourite photographs of the city. Just wander around or catch a […]

How to find, pick and book the best hostel

When it comes to selecting a place to stay, I’m very picky. And rightfully so! If I’m paying for something, I want the best value that my money can buy. I don’t book the first hostel I see on the web and hope for the best. In my opinion, that’s not a very good strategy. […]

7 things you didn’t know about California sea lions

Guess what I was most excited to see at Pier 39 in San Francisco? The view of Alcatraz or the Golden Gate Bridge? Nope. All I wanted to see was the sea lions! They are such cool and fascinating creatures. Here are 7 interesting facts about California sea lions you probably didn’t know. 1. They […]

Tracing my family’s travel history through old passports

This is a very special article for me. It’s a little bit more personal, and fittingly so, because today would have been my mother’s 59th birthday. I found a couple of old family passports and I enjoyed paging through them so much that I decided to write a blog article about it. It’s interesting to […]

Asian Food Festival at Dok Amsterdam

I love Asian food! I’d be totally fine with eating Asian cuisine every day for the rest of my life. So when I saw that Dok Amsterdam was hosting an Asian Food Festival, I immediately wanted to go, adding the event to my Facebook calendar. I rocked up at the venue just after 17h00 on […]

Staying at Ostello Santa Fosca, Venice

Are you searching for a rustic, homely hostel in the heart of Venice? Look no further than Ostello Santa Fosca hostel in Cannaregio, Venice. There are a lot of cheaper hostels out there, but the vast majority of them are not located on the island. Believe me, it’s better to pay a little bit extra […]

15 free things to do in Las Vegas that doesn’t suck

Spending a lot of money in Las Vegas isn’t a problem. In fact, it’s really easy! Just think of all the parties and gambling going on. Saving money, on the other hand, can be quite challenging. But surprisingly, there are a lot of free activities to do. Below I’ve compiled a list of the very […]

My Venice Photo Diary

In July, I visited Venice for the second time. The city was just as I remembered it: hot and humid, packed full of people, but OH SO postcard-perfect! Venice attractions Venice has lots to see and a good deal of the attractions are completely free. For example, to enter Saint Mark’s Basilica doesn’t cost a thing. […]

Staying at the Gardencourt by Marriott Prague Airport

Catching an early morning flight from Vaclav Havel Airport just outside Prague? Consider spending the night before your flight in the 4* Gardencourt by Marriott just opposite Terminal 1. When I arrived Check in was painless and easy. If you don’t already have a Marriott Rewards card, one will be issued to you free of […]

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