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Against the Tide

Why do I write? I ask myself this question lately having gone through my old blogs and it dawned on me why I started blogging in the first place. I write because there are innumerable words in my head waiting to be sung. There are unfathomable thoughts swirling around that even I could not  ...

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My Ultimate Italian Bucketlist

Today’s the day! We’re finally off to Italy! So being the over-planner that I am, I’ve come up with a list of things that I want to see and do during our trip. Yey, I can’t wait to tick them all!   1. Marvel in the grandeur of the Colosseum 2. Say my prayers in St.  ...

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15 Things to Do in Amsterdam

1. Be romantic. Find the The Fault in Our Stars Bench in Leidsegracht and pretend to be Gus and Hazel for the day. Don’t forget to take that awesome selfie to commemorate the moment.   2. Visit the Dam Square. The Dam Square is Amsterdam’s central square that plays a huge role  ...

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DIY Paris: Eiffel, Versailles, Louvre

Hello Francophiles! I’m very excited to present you with the DIY Paris series and to share the five unforgettable days that we spent in this city. I know Paris can be a little bit intimidating especially for first-timers (like I had been when I first set foot there) but fret not because  ...

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A Friendly Beginner’s Guide to Paris

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. – Elizabeth Barett Browning Ninety-nine percent of the random people I ask always included Paris in their bucketlists because, hey, what’s not to love about this romantic city? I finally ticked the City of Lights off my bucketlist last year  ...

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