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Travel Unplanned: An Adventure from Athens to Ohrid, Macedonia

Travelling from Athens to Ohrid, Macedonia was probably one of the more adventurous backpacking experiences I had. I got on the road unplanned (and without mobile data) except booking a one-way train ticket from Athens to Thessaloniki. Then, I left the rest to the universe! The journey involved two train rides, a taxi ride, a…

Letting Go and Start Backpacking: How I Began My Solo Travel Journey

Everyone has a different reason behind why or how they start backpacking, and each person’s experience is unique. Although I didn’t sell all my belongings and go nomad style, I want to share how solo backpacking happened to me, and how it shaped my transformation as a traveller and a musician. Note that some pictures below…

Why I stopped calling “Chinese New Year” Chinese New Year

You may know that in China, Chinese New Year is a much more important holiday than Christmas or New Year’s Eve. (Christmas is usually very commercialised here.) You may know that even though the entire world welcomes January 1st as the new year, it just isn’t a part of the culture in some Asian countries. In…

20+ Affordable and Fantastic Things to Do in Copenhagen, Vol. 2

Welcome to the second part of my affordable and fantastic things to do in Copenhagen! You can see the first issue here. In this volume of things to do in Copenhagen, you’ll find: Places to eat, social, and relax in Copenhagen. What and where to shop for souvenirs and designer stuff. Addresses and links to…

20+ Affordable and Fantastic Things to Do in Copenhagen, Vol. 1

Hey, I know. You’re probably thinking: Oh Geez, another “Things to Do in Copenhagen” post out of hundreds of them on the internet! But here we are. I am writing another “things to do in Copenhagen” post. I LOVE Copenhagen so much that I returned to the city few months after my first visit. Also,…

asian food in Copenhagen

Satisfy Your Cravings for Asian Food in Copenhagen

Getting Asian food in Copenhagen isn’t one of the top things people would do when visiting the city. Well, as one of the major capitals in Scandinavia, Copenhagen offers cuisines from worldwide. In fact, it’s probably the food mecca in Nordic countries. I am quite adventurous when it comes to exploring exotic international food. Yet,…

A week in rhodes island greece photos

A Week in Rhodes Island, Greece: Photos and Things You Need to Know

We spent a week in Rhodes Island, Greece in the summer of 2016, and we can tell you that as a part of the Greek archipelago, the island of Rhodes is underrated! When speaking of the Greek islands, Santorini or Mykonos are usually what comes to everyone’s mind. And in fact, Santorini was the first Greek island…