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Traveling in Tokyo: My Fav Neighbourhoods

April 16, 2018,

Well, hello there friends and family (and other blog visitors!) It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted on the blog (almost over 2 years ago now!) Despite the two-yearlong radio silence, today I’m sharing my most recent adventure: Tokyo, Japan. My lovely boyfriend and I spent two weeks in Tokyo last June. I shared a […]

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July Giveaway!

July 4, 2016,

Happy July! To thank you – and to encourage a little exploring of your own! – I’ve partnered with GPSmyCity to offer 20 readers one City Walks map of their choice, for free! Giveaway: Try City Walks map for free! The City Walks app is a responsive map of the city you download (available for over 500 cities worldwide). The map enables […]

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The Best Vegan Gelato in Italy

June 29, 2016,

After having travelled several weeks from Eastern to Central and then to Western Europe, the best vegan gelato I had was in… you guessed it: Italy. Here’s all the best vegan gelato I had in Italy: Gelateria Marco Via Malcanton, 16 in Trieste, Italy This vegan gelato is from Gelateria Marco in beautiful Trieste. The flavours […]

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Why You Need to Check Out Neustadt, Dresden

June 17, 2016,

While in Dresden, in addition to visiting the main sites in the Altstadt (the Zwinger, Brühl’s Terrace, Kathedrale Trinitatis, and the main square, Theaterplatz), make the trip over the Elbe river to Neustadt (the new town). Exploring Neustadt will give you a look at modern day Dresden, and see how the locals live and enjoy their city today. […]

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What To Discover in Berlin (After You’ve Seen “Everything”)

June 6, 2016,

What comes to mind when you think of Berlin? Most traveling to Berlin (especially if you only have a handful of days) will spend most of their time in the Mitte neighbourhood, visiting Berlin’s “highlights”: the Brandenberg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Unter den Linden and Museum Island (to name a few). While all of these sites […]

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Warsaw in Summer: What to Do

May 30, 2016,

Visiting Warsaw is very interesting: the city was completely destroyed towards the end of WWII (as a result of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising) – so the city feels and looks very different than what you expect of a European city. Instead of tiny, winding streets, ancient and colourful facades, it’s more likely to see big […]

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Traveling Europe & My Favourite App to Travel With

May 25, 2016,

Traveling Europe (or anywhere for that matter) from city to city is a job – albeit a fun job – there is research to do, accommodations to find, flights or trains to book, luggage to carry, and a new city to discover and to process. Obviously, I love travel and I think you do too, […]

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Visiting Kraków, Poland: Part 2

May 23, 2016,

Kraków is a really special city – with a perfect combination of history, architecture, lively squares, and green spaces. This is the second post to the visiting Kraków “series” – I have quickly fallen in love with Kraków and with what this city has to offer, and I wanted to share that with you! There […]

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Where to Eat Vegan in Kraków, Poland

May 18, 2016,

After a week in Kraków, here are my 5 favourite vegan and vegan-friendly spots in the city! What are yours?! Share in the comments below! Everything at Smaki Roślinne 8, Zwierzyniecka My fav vegan restaurant in Kraków, Smaki Roślinne, opened its doors just a few months ago (Dec 2015). The chef and owner creates new […]

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Visiting Kraków, Poland: Part 1

May 16, 2016,

Kraków is a magical city – with its beautiful river, the Vistula (Wisła), a charming historical centre, green spaces, a grand castle, hundreds of cathedrals, and the former Jewish quarter, Kazimierz; there is no shortage of sites to visit and places to explore. Touring the city is a pleasant by foot, but there are also […]

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