First Timer’s Travel Guide to London

Traveling to London for the first time? This guide will tell you everything you need to know to plan a trip to London.

London is a very popular destination with almost 20 millions of visitors every year. It’s a huge city but it’s relatively easy to navigate around. It also helps that everyone speaks English (and so many other languages) so you can never get stranded without help. In this guide, I will tell you literally everything you need to know while visiting London. This includes how to get in, how to get around, where to stay, where to visit, when to visit, and many more! Continue reading

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Day Hike In Patagonia: Mirador Las Torres, Chile

If there is one hike you must do in Torres del Paine in Patagonia, it would be the Mirador Las Torres hike.

When you Google Search “Patagonia”, the images that will come up the most often is that of Las Torres, located in Torres del Paine, Chile. It is THE ionic hike in all of Chile and Chilean Patagonia. Las Torres mean “towers” in Spanish and indeed the mountains are named such because of the 3 granite towers. Continue reading

Where To Brunch In New York City

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

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2 Week Peru and Bolivia Itinerary

Thinking about visiting Peru and Bolivia but not sure where to start? That’s how I felt when I first started planning my 2 week trip to Peru and Bolivia. A lot of my friends told me that they wish they’d done 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 trip to Peru and Bolivia and it was the perfect amount of time to see the highlights of both countries. Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About The Uyuni Salt Flat 3 Day Tour

Uyuni Salt Flat (Salar de Uyuni) has always been on my bucket list ever since I saw a picture of it on the internet. The landscape 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 Uyuni Salt Flat tour to explore this amazing landscape and surrounding areas. Pictures simply don’t do it justice. Continue reading

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Highlights of My 2017 Travels

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

How To Visit Xitang: Day Trip From Shanghai, China

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 is a water town about an hour away from Shanghai, it became very famous because Mission Impossible III was filmed there! It’s also one of the more popular towns to visit due to its beautiful scenery, amazing food, vibrant nightlife, and its close proximity to Shanghai.  Continue reading