Berlin in Bloom: Germany’s Capital Through My Lens

Berlin in Bloom: Germany’s Capital Through My Lens

Hey readers, Berlin has always been high on my travel list, but the timing to go never seemed right. The first few things that always came to mind -- besides its undeniable place in history -- were its gritty night life and alternative culture and art. This year as I started to look into design [...]

Budapest: the Paris of the East

Budapest: the Paris of the East

Where do you go to celebrate the last year of your twenties, to see your favorite season transforming a city's colors? Budapest is the kind of city that's as beautiful from the ground as it is from above. It's often compared to Paris, and I immediately was struck by the similarities. Although Budapest looks a [...]

European Road Trip: Two Weeks in Croatia

European Road Trip: Two Weeks in Croatia

  One thing I love about living in Europe is that people savor their holidays. It's an important part of life here and there's no replacement for a good getaway. This year, after months of grey skies and cold weather in Belgium, the promise of sunbathing and exploring another country pulled me through my pre-summer funk. [...]

Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy

Roma! Bene, Bene, Bene. Four years ago, I visited Rome at a very exciting time in my life. In 2010, I was living in Spain and traveling any chance I could, on fire for tasting different cultures and seeing places I had only longed for before. Traveling abroad was a desire brought on by the [...]

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

By night, I walked the narrow streets imagining what it could've been like before, taken back to a place and time hundreds of years ago. Just a best friend and a backpack stuffed with a week's worth of clothing to keep me company, the sense of history and art was an amazing first step into [...]

Champagne, France

Champagne, France

 After living in the City of Light for over a year at the time, I had to admit that the glittery sparkle of Paris had worn off un petit peu. My cousin and aunt's visit was the perfect way to awaken my tourist eyes again there and beyond. They wanted to visit the Champagne province just northeast [...]