• Gazing into the Tyrrhenian Sea
    europe,  travel

    18 Things I Found Interesting About Italy

    If you’ve been to Italy, you cannot say it isn’t beautiful, but it is an interesting place. It has been high on my list for a while and I’m pleased I was able to visit. But I have to admit that I knew very little about the culture, history, or food prior to booking my flight. But you can bet that I did a lot of reading before embarking on this trip. Disclaimer: Many of these statements are general observations based on the places I visited as a first-time visitor (which are: Rome, Palermo, Catania, Peschiara del Garda, Malcesine, Venice, Viareggio, Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Cinque Terre villages, La Spezia, Porto…

  • Chilling by the beach in Caye Caulker
    north america,  travel

    Why You Should Visit Belize

    Belize is a great place for culture, foodies, history buffs, divers, fishing, and beach lovers. If any of those interest you, then that’s why YOU should visit Belize! And don’t forget that the weather is great almost all year round. My time was limited, so below is a four day overview of my trip during the month of January.   TRIP HIGHLIGHTS   San Ignacio 1) Horseback Riding Tour to Xunantunich Rode on the horse through the farm and jungle for an hour at a slow pace. Our guide pointed out fruits, birds, and medicinal plants along the way. The weather was perfect and I felt so tranquil! I don’t know…

  • travel,  travel tips

    10 Ways To Save Money On Airfare

    Disclaimer: If you have too many restrictions, these tips will more than likely not work for you. Want to travel but cannot get yourself to spend $1000 for an economy roundtrip ticket abroad? Don’t worry! I can assure you that you do not have to spend that much to most destinations if you follow these tips below. Without going into great detail, here are 10 great tips you should consider.   Be flexible with your travel dates. Most times the cheaper fares tend to be at a time or day when you won’t want to depart or arrive. Traveling mid-week (Tuesday or Wednesday) is usually cheaper than arriving on Monday or departing…

  • europe,  hiking,  travel

    Part III: 10 Great Places In Europe For Nature Lovers

    They say nature does wonders for the soul. Would you agree? I definitely do. There is something about God’s handiwork of nature that is awe-inspiring. Waterfalls. Trees. Flora. Fishes. Mountain ranges. The sea. The sun. Birds. Caves. And I can go on! For me, being in nature is a remainder of who God is. Read: My thoughts about Europe Europe has its own natural beauty just like all the other continents. Below are 10 great places within Europe I highly recommend you see. LAKE BLED Where: Bled, Slovenia Why: No explanation needed. (In case you need one, just go on a sunny day and you will not regret it. It is so…

  • europe,  food

    Part II: 25 Foods You Should Try In Europe

    NOTE: If you missed part one, click here. I traveled to the 8 countries, so this post will not cover all of Europe. Are you a foodie? Do you love fresh food? Do you love desserts? …..If you answered yes to any, well, this is a great post for YOU! Of course there are many things you could try, but here are my favorites. And when I say ‘favorite’, I mean I enjoyed it so much that I would like to replicate it in my kitchen.   DENMARK While I was in Copenhagen for a 7-hour layover, I stopped by Papirøen, which is a warehouse filled with street food vendors serving a variety…