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26th September is European Day of Languages!

Hallo! Oi! Hola! Hej! As a traveler, i’m a big fan of immersing into local cultures – and languages are an integral part of helping in enabling that. Today is the European Day of Languages, and...

Exotic Italy: Rome, Tuscany & Bologna

When Deepti Kshirsgar did a guest post for me about her love for Florentine sunsets, i honestly and smugly passed it off as naivety – sunsets happen every day, around the world, right?! Wrong!...

Stockholm in 2 Days: Things to Do & See

Although my ‘home’ for the first night in Stockholm was a great find – very close to the central station and complete with a sauna room (and an amazing breakfast), i was looking forward...

An ode to Florentine sunsets…

We had to take the train from Rome to Florence – and we missed it! On the third day of the trip, I was extremely upset on this miss out as I had planned...

Fallin’ for Tallinn: Ahoy, Estonia!

Given how close Tallinn is from Helsinki, i hopped on a short cruise that took me to the Estonian capital in just over an hour. Little did i expect that it would make me...

Hipster Berlin Trail: 1-day walking tour

That’s right. I actually managed to soak in the essence of uber-cool Berlin in just one day, thanks to a walking tour of the hipster ‘Mitte’, Prenzlauer Berg and Hackescher Hof areas with Henrick...

Roving around in Rovaniemi

In February of 2015, i went exploring Rovaniemi… home to Santa Claus in the Arctic Circle region of Finland. Here are the highlights of my trip! Stay: AirBNB My first AirBNB experience couldn’t have...

First impressions of Germany

When you don’t expect something and it still happens, it’s gratifying, humbling and magical at the same time. Especially around a festive time like Christmas! So for a trip that was never supposed to...