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Justin Beiber and the Graffiti Revolution in Bogota

Justin Beiber and the graffiti revolution in Bogota scandal is hard to believe for some unsuspecting tourists. Riding a taxi from the airport to downtown Candelaria, one thing is ubiquitous: graffiti. And from what I saw, many are murals, too. In many countries, people consider graffiti as a public sore

Visiting Monserrate in Bogota

Visiting Monserrate in Bogota was the first on our itinerary when we happened to have a 16-hour layover in Colombia. We left the airport at 7:30 in the morning, and our tour guide was already waiting for us at the gate, and he whisked us off immediately to our first

Walking Tour in Lima – On Your Own

This walking tour in Lima will last 2-3 hours, depending on your pace. That’s what we did. Though there are a few “free” walking tours in the historic district, we opted to do it ourselves because we had the whole day to explore the area and didn’t want to rush.

How to Visit Machu Picchu

How to visit Machu Picchu? If you are planning to visit Machu Picchu this year or in the future, and you don’t know where to start, you’re in the right place! I’ll try to explain it briefly as possible, so I won’t waste your time reading this post. Two ways

The Wonder of Machu Picchu

The wonder of Machu Picchu has been on the bucket list for so many of us. We can’t blame these travelers – the photos we see online and on social media are just stunning, and we want to be there! Of course, I’m one of those travelers who plead guilty.

Traveling in Peru by Bus – A Travel Itinerary

Traveling in Peru by bus is possible, and I don’t mean traveling on dirt, dusty roads or unreliable public transport with caged chickens and pigs as your fellow passengers. Of course, I’m talking about traveling by bus – in style! Let me be honest – all I knew about Peru

What to Do in Nantucket?

The picture-perfect island of Nantucket used to be the whaling capital of the world. But today, it is a leading destination for summer vacations and a preferred location for the rich and the famous. But you don’t have to be a billionaire to enjoy an unforgettable trip or vacation on

Hiking The Crack Trail in Killarney

Hiking The Crack trail in Killarney was a different experience I had to endure. And I mean it in a good, satisfying way. It is the best hiking I’ve ever had in Ontario. Reaching the top was insane, but the views were worth the trouble. Every step you make will

Toronto Pride Parade 2022 Photos

Toronto Pride Parade 2022 was a blast! After two long years of hiatus due to COVID-19, Pride celebrations worldwide are back! What a wonderful time it is to be free again! Of course, the pandemic isn’t over yet, but I’m pretty sure most attendees were vaccinated. And if ever there

Things to See in Calgary – Across the River

Things to See in Calgary – Part 2. This post is a continuation of the previous post. However, this time, I will bring you to the other side of the city – across the Bow River. And this self-guided tour involves a lot of walking! Calgary is a walkable and

Things to See in Calgary (Part 1)

My own Things to see in Calgary might not be the usual places you’d expect to read in other blogs. Well, at least, some of them, I reckon. If you are looking for food tips or places to eat in Calgary, this is not the post you’re looking for. I

The Natural Bridge at Yoho National Park

The Natural Bridge at Yoho Natural Park in British Columbia is a wonder that will keep you wondering. It is a naturally-formed stone bridge that connects one side to the other side of the Kicking Horse River. When the ice and glaciers melt in its surrounding area, the sounds of

Lake Louise – Canada’s Most Famous Glacial Lake

Lake Louise is probably the most famous glacial lake in Canada. That’s because it’s just a bus ride away from Calgary. Thus, making it the most accessible turquoise-colored lake which graced the covers and pages of travel magazines worldwide. There’s no doubt that it’s also the most crowded place in
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