Top 10 reasons to travel

If you’re an avid traveler, coming up with reasons to take off to a new destination isn’t hard.  Explaining why you do it to those who don’t share your passion can sometimes be challenging.  When simple “I love it” doesn’t suffice, here is a whole list of why travelling is good for you. Read more

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When expectations clash with reality

I, like many others, love planning holidays and visiting destinations on my bucket list. Those are the places in the world that, for whatever reason, hold a special place in my heart and I get super pumped when the opportunity to finally go there presents itself. I research, plan and imagine being there, expectations rising high. Most of the time, it’s amazing, but there were few that left me feeling meh. Read more

Discovering the past in Palermo, Sicily

Having been to Italy twice before, I expected Sicily to be along the same lines as what we’ve already seen. I wasn’t really prepared for the mix of architectural styles, cultures and flavour that was a totally different Italy than what we were used to.  Read more

Can travel memories live up to reality?

 

Do you have that one special place that you’ve been to that left a significant impression and somehow changed you? It’s a place that you go back to in your memories, all happy and wonderful, yet somehow haven’t manged yet to physically go back to.  When an opportunity to visit again arrives, you jump on it, but do you wonder if the reality will live up to your memories? Read more