Today I decided to delete my Couchsurfing account. I've been an active member of CS since 2010. I could say I had my fair share in participating the CS community as a host, guest and even as a travel buddy. What is Couchsurfing? To everyone who's not familiar with Couchsurfing, it is a vibrant travel … Continue reading The Ugly Truth About Couchsurfing
Earlier this week, we had our little christmas office shindig in New Orleans. We had our dinner reservations at Ralph's on the Park, just right across one of City Park's entrance. The weather was certainly one of the coldest so far here in Louisiana, as we don't get normal winter days in the state. After … Continue reading Celebration In The Oaks
Article previously published in Thought Catalog. Silly question, (not!). How or when do we exactly consider ourselves as well travelled individuals? I hate to say it, but your pictures with the Eifel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, Big Buddha or the Burj Khalifa on your facebook isn't really that impressive if you think about it. Traveling is not only going … Continue reading 10 Most Underrated Destinations Every Traveler Should know About
Before we said goodbye to France, we've managed to squeeze in a little day trip to Versailles and decided to visit Marie Antoinette's luxurious abode. Château de Versailles is one of the largest palaces in the world where kings and queens of France settled in before the French Revolution. The palace is overwhelmingly huge, historically measured, about 17 … Continue reading Versailles
You don't really think, we'd end our backpacking trip in Europe without visiting, the ever famous city of Light, would you? Alas! Paris! Finally! I guess for everyone who's been fascinated with traveling probably has this city marked up on their 'to visit' list. But let's face it, visiting Paris for the first time ain't easy. … Continue reading PARIS and The Common Mistakes of First Time Travelers
There are tons of reasons, why Belgium is widely known as the "Essence of Europe" and the city of Ghent puts the country's definition perfectly right on spot. Some of you may not know of this place's existence. This marvelous city is a bit underrated mostly to tourists and overlooked by travelers. Yet, it outshines other famous holiday … Continue reading The Best Kept Secret in Europe: Ghent
It's in the unsuspecting moments that hits you hard when you realize how your life has changed all these years while growing up too fast you can hardly notice it. Suddenly, the weight of that reality is brought to your foresight and your life flashes before your eyes. No one really prepared us for any of this.
Amsterdam, is one of the world's most overrated cities in Europe. I'm using the word 'overrated' for the reason that when one plans his/her europe trip, Amsterdam just seemed too good to pass up. Whether you're there for the history, art, endless shopping, a food splurge, green haven or a crazy nightlife, the capital of the Netherlands … Continue reading So you wanna go to Amsterdam?
So after six hours of a very long haul train ride from Berlin to Amsterdam, we've finally reached our destination. Word of advice: Don't ever travel to Amsterdam during weekends, You have no idea how tiring it is to stand in a fully packed train for almost half of your traveling hours. We arrived around 20:00 (night … Continue reading The Netherlands, Holland
Where do I start? The music, street art, the historical background, the beers? What's not to love about Berlin? Like serious. I have a lot to say to this giddy city but in all honesty, this place is a ton of FUN, what more could you ask for? Before we headed to Amsterdam, me and … Continue reading Ich Liebe Berlin