Four geothermal pools you have to experience in Iceland

Marinating in a geothermal pool steaming with sulfur water from deep within the earth is a quintessential Icelandic experience. Sure you could spend a small fortune at the Blue Lagoon along with everyone else who ever goes to Iceland and look no further, or you can do as the Vikings did for a very long…

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8 cool places in London that happen to be instagram-worthy

1. Tower Bridge¬†¬† The iconic bridge epitomizes London with its Gothic towers overlooking the River Thames. Named after the Tower of London which it mirrors in style, it was built in 1894. Even though it is an iconic tourist spot, many Londoners, some 40,000 of them, cross it everyday. The 800-foot long bridge was repainted…

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Winter magic in the Scottish Highlands

explore the Scottish highlands in the magic of winter.

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2017 – A year of captivating travel

2017 was a year of delectable travel, reaching 3 continents and 6 countries.

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Female Solo Travel Unplugged

The ferry was pulling into the little port in Tallin when I felt the rush of panic course through my body. I scrambled through every pocket in my bag, every nook gathering lint, every stitch, and fold. No luck. I could feel my head start to pound as my survival instincts started to take over,…

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appreciating the finer things – adventures in Russia

My brief stint in Russia has opened my eyes and mind to a whole new world of arts and architecture I didn’t know existed before. Before coming here, I had never paid much attention to church architecture outside of Notre Dame in Paris and definitely had no appreciation for the unique Russian architecture with its…

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Being brown

I’ve been thinking about this issue quite a bit which is why it’s my first Moscow Musing entry. For the sake of context, I am of Indian origin and most of the time pass for East Asian or Pacific Islander depending on how tan I am (or not) and my hair color. Whenever I meet…

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Moscow Musings

It’s hard to believe but my time in Moscow is winding down… 2.5 weeks to go!!!! It seems like just yesterday that I arrived in Moscow on Victory Day weekend and was jet lagged for almost a week. And now I’ve spent 2.5 months here without even realizing it! It’s definitely been a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.…

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