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What to do: Zermatt, Switzerland


Quite literally, going to Zermatt was a dream come true. I had thought about skiing the Swiss Alps since I was a kid in Southern California. I always thought it was so far and unattainable to do. Switzerland is like a constant postcard picture or desktop wallpaper, and Zermatt is no exception. This bustling little down in the valley of…

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Cinque Terre : 5 magical towns in Northern Italy


Located in the Liguria region of Italy (Nothern), it is made up of 5 towns in total: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare. The collective term “Cinque Terre” is what it is more commonly referred too. Cinque Terre is picturesque and epitomizes the Italian coastline. What was once sleepy seaside villages, has turned into the a must go…

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Seattle, USA: An underrated destination


A city that had to rebuild itself after ‘The Great Seattle Fire of 1889‘, it has become a booming metropolis of art, sports, and a haven to micro-breweries. A very walkable city (don’t let the hills intimidate you). I recently went here for the first time a couple years ago, not really expecting much and was blown away. It has…

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Italy: Portofino (Liguria region)


Ahhh Italy. Who wouldn’t love an Italian trip? The wine, the beaches, the lakes, the Italian Alps, the countryside, its history, the architecture, people, and did I mention the wine? I believe everyone in their life should take a holiday to Italy. It’s so vast and like most large countries, there are 8 different regions and all have a unique…

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24 Hours: DTLA


Downtown Los Angeles, better known as DTLA, the heart of Los Angeles where dreamers go to make it big. Like most major metropolitan cities, it is gritty and grimy but has a unique energy that rivals any other major city. There are new stores, bars and shops popping up all the time trying to make it big. Below is a…

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Stockholm, Sweden: Välkommen


Stockholm is arguably the most gorgeous of the capital cities in Europe. Surrounded by water, Stockholm itself is made up of 14 different islands with 50+ bridges. The summers in Sweden are gorgeous. June through mid-August is probably the best time if you want to spend more time outdoors. Be careful though, the Swedes also like to take their holidays…

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An extended weekend in Iceland


So I was crazy enough to book a long weekend trip to the “island of fire and ice” because why not? I’ve always wanted to go and was intrigued by the natural geothermal activity, volcanoes under a glacier that erupted to create a black lava beach. Crazy! So I packed my travel backpack, camera, and drone and set off for one…

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