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Yearly Archives: 2015


It has been 20 years since more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred inside a UN safe haven, Srebrenica, byView full post »

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Known by many as the Jerusalem of Europe due to its religious diversity present within the city, Sarajevo has not onlyView full post »


My fascination to Mostar started when I caught one episode of  Rick Steves’ travel show in PBS . He featuredView full post »

Budva, Montenegro

Montenegro is roughly the size of Connecticut. For much of the 20th century, this country was a part of the formerView full post »

Tirana, Albania

Ask people what they know about Albania and most will have to confess they know very little about this country. MaybeView full post »


Before my trip to Greece, I had never heard of Meteora. Greece is known for Athens and the Acropolis, beautiful beachesView full post »


Named after the goddess Athena, Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. The city prides itself for being theView full post »

Delos Island

We spent the morning exploring Delos Island, a small island 30 minutes by boat from Mykonos. According to Greek myth,View full post »

Mykonos Island

Most people would tell you that Mykonos is a party island, and it’s definitely true. If you want to party hearty,View full post »

Are you dreaming of Santorini?

Read part one here. Fira (also called Thira) is the main town in Santorini. The town is located on top of a cliff andView full post »

Oia, Santorini

Slap me, I think I’m in a dream… Santorini was the place I was most looking forward to see when I set off to GreeceView full post »

London 2015

It’s been almost four years since I last set foot in one of my favorite cities in the world. Still, London never failsView full post »

The Galapagos Adventure

Read part one here. We set out on the first expedition for the day, a hike to the summit of Bartolome Island. This isView full post »

The Galapagos Islands

Do you remember Charles Darwin? The man behind the theory of evolution? Sure I do I remember him when I was studyingView full post »

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Guayaquil is the largest city of Ecuador and the country’s main port. The city is situated on the western bank of theView full post »

Bogota, Colombia

Colombia stole my heart… We arrived in Bogota with a different perspective of what I thought Colombia was going to beView full post »

Panama City

Panama represents a contradictory mixture of old and new more than anywhere else in Central America. The city’sView full post »

New Year, New Journey

Here we are at the beginning of a new year- something we all look forward to every time the holiday season starts in theView full post »