My New YouTube Channel Trailer is Out! (March 2018 Blog Round-Up)


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One of my 2018 new year resolutions is to create more videos from my travels because writing is simply not enough to deliver the full picture, especially when a big part of all my trips involves music and cultural experiences. Therefore, 2 weeks ago, I finally put the making of my YouTube channel trailer in action!…

5 Reasons Why You Should Explore Local Music When You Travel


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One of the most frequent questions I got after starting this blog is how do I travel with music. Do I look for people to jam with when I travel? Do I just listen to music when I travel? I know, “Travel with music” could sound pretty vague, but it’s simpler than you think because…

Music Lover’s Packing List: 10 Travel Essentials for Music-Loving Travelers


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As a person who has music involved in my everyday life since I was born, I take music into account in almost anything I do, and of course, that also includes my travels. I enjoy looking for concerts and music-related events when I travel. The 10 travel essentials below are things I am always glad…

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Who Can Travel the World With Me? A Question I No Longer Ask


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“Who can travel the world with me?” My Facebook notification kindly reminded me that once upon a time, how eager I was to have someone to explore the world with me. That was eight years ago. A year after I got bit by the travel bugs in Spain and the Netherlands in 2008. I try to…

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Ystad, Sweden: Uncover the Origin of Music with The European Music Archaeology Project


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The history of music always fascinates me since I was a kid. I enjoy learning the origin of music and how different cultures influence its development throughout the centuries. So, when we unexpectedly discovered the Origin of Music exhibition in Ystad, Sweden, I got all excited! This exhibition was curated by the European Music Archaeology Project.…

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Why You Should Visit the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Museum (And Where It Happened)


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The Nanjing Massacre Memorial Museum is a place you shouldn’t miss when you visit the city. It’s a piece a history that needs to be remembered by all humanity. It was on the top of my lists when I visit Nanjing, China, and it should be yours, too. I helped a western couple who couldn’t…

Travel Unplanned: An Adventure from Athens to Ohrid, Macedonia


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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…