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10 Tips On How To Travel Solo Safely

Most of us want to travel alone for once in our life; believing that we will learn a lot of things by going out of comfort. Some of us probably wants boost our self confidence or maybe to have a meaningful life to live. In Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs defines self-actualization as “The motivation to realize one’s own maximum potential and possibilities. It is considered to be the master mot...

A Dream Birthday Trip to Paris

Why do we celebrate birthdays anyway? Let’s face it, we look forward to that special day all year long. So this year, I had the most exciting and memorable celebration that I can carry through my entire life. (…insert short dramatic story) Every year, I go through this pattern of feeling down, anxious and depress after my father died on my birthday three years back. Yes, it was in the morning of A...

King’s Day in Amsterdam: The World’s Biggest Street Party

So, literally I have come back from an unforgettable experience of witnessing King’s day in Amsterdam. I generally like boisterous parties and the bastion of bacchanalian, making loud noises. After experiencing one of the world’s most famous parties, I am now feeling overwhelmed. First of all, let me tell you something about King’s day that has been celebrated on 27th of April every year. Earlier,...

7 Reasons Why You Need to Travel with Mom Now

“I wish I had spent more time with my father before he died. I wish I had taken him to his dream place to enjoy life more. Because of my regrets, I realized that I have to spend more quality time with my family, especially Mom.” When I was young, I would always think traveling is for wealthy people. I grew up in a family where travel was seen as a luxury for the privileged, but it’s not. I badly w...

Things to do in Cologne, Germany

Weighing in as the fourth largest city in Germany, Cologne is home to over ten million people. It is situated on the Rhine River and is located less than 100 kilometers from Belgium. Visitors to Cologne come for its array of beautiful churches and its internationally renowned cathedral. Even I couldn’t resist the urge to wander amongst the historic streets and stroll around the fascinating museums...

Travel Guide to the Grandiose Temples of Siem Reap, Cambodia

Situated in northwestern Cambodia, Siem Reap is a popular resort town and a gateway to Angkor Wat Archaeological Park. Cambodia’s star tourist attraction is Angkor Wat, which is designated as a World Heritage site. I first learned about Angkor Wat in a history class during high school and I never would have thought I would see it with my own two eyes. I couldn’t have been happier to find that this...

Athens: The Center of Greek Civilization

Of all of the cities I have visited in Europe, Athens is one of my absolute favorites. I find Greek mythology absolutely fascinating and to get up close and personal with the ruins was an incredible treat. I met with friends, wandered the historic streets and had a few negative experiences that skewed the journey but failed to ruin the incredible experience completely. From Kuwait to Abu Dhabi, I ...

10 Reasons Why Couchsurfing is the Best Option to Travel

I am a frequent flyer and I love to explore new destinations. I never give up my passion of visiting new places and meeting friendly people around the world. Traveling abroad can be much cheaper than you think. So what keeps holding you back from seeing the world? There are plenty of ways to reduce your costs without compromising your experience; one of them is through Couchsurfing. Most of you ha...

Exploring Austria, Slovakia and Hungary in 4 Days

Excited as I am, I didn’t mind that my cash was stolen in Athens Airport, perhaps continued my epic Europe trip. When I landed at the Schwechat Airport in Vienna, where a friend was waiting for me I suspected that this will be one of the best holidays ever. After a hearty greeting she drove me to Baden, a small town close to Vienna, where she lives. Followed by a brief rest with the typical Austri...

15 Stunning Instagram Photos of Kuwait That Will Make You Want to Visit Now

Kuwait has so much potential to be the next tourist destination in the Middle East. Being an expat, I have seen great improvements in its infrastructure, government structure and tourism. Kuwaitis are becoming more friendly and hospitable to expats and visitors. The country’s unique culture and tradition is even as rich as their oil production. Through social media, Instagram user @beautiful.kuwai...

8 Free Sights and Activities in Barcelona

Hola!..are you on a shoestring budget? If you are like me then you can make a great trip without spending a cent. People think Barcelona is an expensive place but you’ll be surprised if I tell you that there are lots of activities and sights for free. Barcelona is home to an incredible modernist architecture, non-stop party and fiesta, famous beach and mouthwatering tapas. This gorgeous city has a...

When in Venice: A Quick and Easy Guide

No trip to Venice would be complete without getting lost repeatedly. I wonder why everybody is head over heels with Venice. To my curiosity, I traveled to this unique city during my Europe trip and suddenly fell in love. I found out that Venezia is definitely in the hearts of tourists from all over the world. Everything for me is extraordinary just like in the movies. It’s stunning architecture, h...