Howth: Dublin’s Waterfront Gem You Have to Visit

With frequent trips to England for my job, I’ve taken advantage of the cheap flights to Ireland a few times, so when $99 one way flights to Dublin were announced, I knew I had to go but I also wanted to explore a bit more. Though I based most of my trip on the west […]

Ghana: An Introduction to Accra: Food and Nightlife

Ghana has come into its place as the Jewel of West Africa. Much safer and more stable than its neighbors, the recent discovery is bringing in new development and foreign investment, resulting in a boom in tourism. Direct flights now come in daily from the US on United and Delta. The Accra Mall, opened in […]

Stockholm Day Trip: Scandinavian History in Uppsala

About a 40 minute train ride north from Stockholm’s Central Station, Uppsala is largely known as a university town, but it is also home to numerous historical and cultural sites. Uppsala Cathedral (“Domkyrka”), the largest and tallest church in Scandinavia, is located at Domkyrkoplan, a short walk from the train station. The rose-hued Gothic towers […]

Slavakia: Curious Statues of Bratislava

Hidden throughout the streets of the Old Town are four unique, life-sized bronze statues, serving to add a bit more character to the city’s historic center. You’re likely to come across them on your own without searching if you are spending any time in the Old Town. Rubberneck (Cumil)-Peeking out of an open manhole on […]

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