Brunch is a huge part of the dining culture in New York, therefore there is no shortage of brunch places in New York. It actually can get quite overwhelming trying to decide where to brunch every weekend. As a food lover and fatty at heart, I tried to do new brunch places every couple of weeks. Brunch in New York is not only pancakes and Eggs Benedict, there are many regional inspired brunch that will satisfy any cravings you may have. Continue reading
This 2 week Peru and Bolivia itinerary is perfect to see all the highlights in these two countries including a Bogota layover.
Thinking about traveling to Peru and Bolivia but not sure where to start? That’s how I felt when I first started planning my 2 weeks in Peru and Bolivia. A lot of my friends told me that they wish they’d backpacked Peru & Bolivia together as the countries are right next to each other and the cultures are similar. I took their advice to plan a 2 week Peru and Bolivia itinerary and it was the perfect amount of time to see all the landmarks in Peru and Bolivia.
Thinking about doing the 3 day tour of Uyuni Salt Flat? Wondering how to survive the Salt Flat? Curious on what you will see on the Salt Flat Tour? This guide tells you everything about the tour!
Uyuni Salt Flat (Salar de Uyuni) in Bolivia has always been on my list of things to visit in South America ever since I saw a pictures of it on the internet. The landscape especially the mirror effect looked almost unreal and I just had to see it with my own eyes. During our 2 week trip to Peru and Bolivia, we got the chance to take a 3 day tour of Uyuni Salt Flat to explore this amazing landscape and surrounding areas in Bolivia Continue reading
Can you believe it’s almost 2018? Wow, 2017 went by super fast! Looking back, I realized that I hit a new continent this year! South America marks my 5th continent (Just missing Australia and Antarctica now). Contrary to what you may think, I don’t travel full time. It’s rather challenging to balance a full time job with occasional traveling but I think I utilized my limited vacation time quite well this year. Now a recap of my travel highlights this year: I hit 3 continents this year outside of the US and added a few new countries to my list! Continue reading
Xitang Ancient Town is an amazing day trip from Shanghai. You can get to Xitang Ancient Town in under an hour on a bus. This guide tells you everything you need to know to get to Xitang ancient town from Shanghai (and Hangzhou).
When I went to China in August, I made it a point to visit as many places as I can outside of the major cities like Beijing and Shanghai. Xitang ancient town is a water town about an hour away from Shanghai, it became very famous because Xitang was in Mission Impossible III when Tom Cruise came to Xitang to rescue his wife. Xitang is also one of the more popular towns to visit in China due to its beautiful scenery, amazing food, vibrant nightlife, and its close proximity to Shanghai. Continue reading
Heading to Tokyo? This guide shows you the top things to see in Tokyo.
Tokyo is probably one of the most visited cities in Asia and what fascinates me about Tokyo is that it’s a mixture between the old and new. This applies to food, culture, tradition, architecture, and fashion. It’s also seen as the capital of quirky things that you cannot find anywhere else in the world. I personally love the food and shopping in Tokyo, and I’m equally in love with the orderliness and cleanliness of the city. This is probably why I have been there 4 times already! If you are interested to spend a couple of days in Tokyo, this is a pretty good 2 day Tokyo itinerary. In this post, I am super excited to share with you the top things to see in Tokyo. If this is your first time in Tokyo, make sure to check out my guide on how to plan a trip to Tokyo.
Vinicunca mountain, otherwise known as Rainbow mountain, is located in the Ausangate mountain region of Peru. There are several peaks but Ausangate is the highest mountain in the area, peaking at almost 21,000 ft. It is considered one of the most sacred mountain in Peru.