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The Breathtaking City of Seville – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Barcelona is the most popular tourist destination in Spain, but for my first trip to the Iberian country, I opted to visit Seville. Photos got me excited about the wonderful art and history of Andalusia and its primary city. I have to say that I heard some negative things about Spain but they were all wrong. I had an amazing time in Seville!

Seville, Spain

The History of Seville

Like many Spanish cities, Seville started out as a Roman one – called Italica. The area has more ancient origins but a lot of Seville’s celebrated history comes from the Roman era onward. … Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 in Destinations
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A Lifelong Local’s Washington, DC Travel Guide (Updated 2024)

Even though I love travelling, I’ve lived in the Washington, DC area my entire life. It’s changed so much over the past few years but one thing remains the same: there’s a tonne to see and do in the nation’s capital. To help you plan your trip, here’s all the advice I have on visiting Washington, DC.

A Lifelong Local's Washington, DC Travel Guide

Best Things to Do in Washington, DC

I think a lot of people who visit DC concentrate their trip on the downtown area. I would if I didn’t know better. Downtown DC outside the museums is soooooo boring. I cannot stress enough that … Continue reading

Posted on Sunday, January 3, 2021 in Destinations
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Driving Around the Scottish Highlands: an Experience

I’ve been to the Scottish highlands twice. The first time was that, a first-time visit. The second time, I brought my family so they could experience once of my favourite places in the world. The highlands are so big and I have much to explore still, but this is my experience with this magical place.

Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands

One of my favourite areas is the Trossachs National Park. This is where Loch Lomond, Scotland’s largest loch by surface area, is located. The park is filled with high hills reflecting in the low lakes. It’s extremely picturesque and the nature is so … Continue reading

Posted on Sunday, November 8, 2020 in Destinations
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Malaga, the Hometown of Picasso – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Malaga is one of Andalusia’s gems. A city on the sea, it’s most notably the home of artist Pablo Picasso. It’s a wonderful mix of a seaside city, a historic Spanish city, and a lively place to be. Malaga makes a fantastic destination for your trip to southern Spain.

Malaga, Spain

Malaga’s History

Malaga dates back several millennia and is said to be one of the world’s oldest cities. The area had already been continuously inhabited by the Phoenicians for several hundreds of years before it fell under Greek and Roman rule. Its location at the tip of the Iberian Peninsula made … Continue reading

Posted on Monday, October 5, 2020 in Destinations
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Following the Stars in Los Angeles & Hollywood – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Los Angeles is debatably the poster child of America. Hollywood culture is one of the ways we’re put on the map. I myself love a good movie and am amazed by what people in the filmmaking industry have been able to create and accomplish. But I had no idea what Los Angeles was like or what to expect when I first visited.

Los Angeles, California

A Brief History of Los Angeles

Los Angeles is actually a lot older than I’d previously thought. The modern city dates to about 1771, when a mission was created in the Spanish territory of southern California. After being … Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in Destinations
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The Colonial City of Williamsburg, VA – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Williamsburg, Virginia has been one of my favourite destinations for a very long time. I’ve gone there several times as a kid and as an adult for various reasons. While a college town, Williamsburg mainly sparks images of people in colonial attire wandering around a centuries-old village. That’s the main part of this post, but I hope to touch on other parts of Williamsburg as well. It’s an excellent place to visit for people of all types.

Williamsburg, Virginia

The History of Williamsburg, VA

Williamsburg’s native history is a little bit more known because it’s near Jamestown. This area is where the … Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 in Destinations
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The Amazing City of Tokyo – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Tokyo is debatably one of the most popular cities for tourists and locals alike. It’s also one of the most coveted. With a soul that never sleeps, it’s not hard to see why it would climb several peoples’ lists. I was excited about visiting Tokyo but I didn’t think I would like it as much as I did. It’s probably my favourite place in Japan!

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo’s History

Tokyo actually doesn’t have much ancient history, like say its predecessor Kyoto does. Tokyo, formerly called Edo, was fortified in the 1100s and Edo Castle was built circa 1457 (at the site of … Continue reading

Posted on Sunday, August 2, 2020 in Destinations
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Down in New Orleans: Things to Do & Travel Guide

I was so excited to go to New Orleans because it’s a city known for so many things: jazz, Voodoo, Mardi Gras, Cajun food, a strong international heritage. There’s a lot of culture unique to Louisiana and I was determined to learn more about this wonderful heritage through a visit there directly. With several friends doting on the wonderful time they had there, I went and it was a fantastic time.

New Orleans

The History of New Orleans

The site of New Orleans was explored by Native Americans and several colonists of France and Spain, but it was ultimately established as a … Continue reading

Posted on Saturday, July 18, 2020 in Destinations
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7 Charming Towns on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Maryland’s Eastern Shore is really charming. It’s also an underrated destination since nearby places like Washington DC, Baltimore, and Annapolis shadow its neighbours across the bay. While many flock to Ocean City, there are several smaller places in Maryland that are overlooked. Here’s a list of a few that I felt were very cute.

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Some tips for travelling in Eastern Maryland:

Continue reading Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2020 in Destinations
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31+ Things to Do in Seville

Seville is one of Spain’s most beautiful and popular cities, attracting tourists from around the world. This gem deserves a lot of time, and to fill it, Seville offers a great selection of activities for visitors.

Places to See

Marvel at the Plaza de Espana.

Things to do in Seville

Alright, I have to admit that I didn’t think this place looked so great in photographs. But it’s a must-see in Seville, so I went. It is unbelievably beautiful in person. The size and grandeur of the plaza is absolutely incredible, but its real beauty is in the details. There is significant and stunning tile … Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in Destinations
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