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Discovering Trastevere

I always had this perfect picture of Rome in my mind – narrow cobblestone streets with vespas and mini mafia cars parking at the sides, ancient pastel-colored buildings, and statues and architecture that’s bursting with so much history. So after the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and St.  ...

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Party in the Park 2017

Hey guys! We went to Party in the Park last November 10 and I’m so stoked to share my awesome experience with you. Basically it’s an outdoor concert held at Dubai Media City Amphitheater with live acts from various artists. The main reason why we were there: LIAM GALLAGHER! I was an  ...

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Lifestyle, Visuals

Atumn in my Heart

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables   Fall – everybody’s abuzz about it lately. Cool -ber months are upon us which means it’s the season for knitted sweaters and plaid flannels, warm pumpkin spice lattes  ...

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Borghese Gardens

There’s nothing like a nice summer day in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There’s a bunch of things you could do, like take a stroll in the park, look at some beautiful scenery, maybe have that romantic boat ride in the lake. Well, you can do all those in Rome’s  ...

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Open Door Bookshop

What’s your staple place to visit whenever you travel? Me? Bookshops! I try to locate at least one in each city that we visit so prior to our Italian holiday, I had two bookshops in mind – Rome’s Open Door Bookshop and Venice’s Libreria Acqua Alta (which I will be making  ...

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Café Xela

Coffee and friends make the perfect blend.     —Anonymous How do you spend a perfect rainy afternoon? At a cute cafe, with a cup of yummy latte and a good book plus company of friends you’ve known since kindergarten days! Agree? Definitely yes! You see, I’ve been home for a  ...

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Colosseum and the Ruins

When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls–the World. -Lord Byron   Many stories make up the blueprint of this magnificent structure and it’s believed that Rome wasn’t built in a day. If you’ve been to the Colosseum, you’d surely understand  ...

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Heart of Rome

Our dream summer holiday in Italy finally came into fruition this year after intense planning for months. (We were excited AF!) As with any other travel, research is always crucial when we explore and discover new cities so for our first day in the Eternal City, we decided to go with Rick  ...

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