Tag Travel

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Trip to Mexico

JANUARY 11, 2023  ·  1114 WORDS

To celebrate the new year, I took a weeklong vacation to Mexico. The first thing I did was go on a guided food tour. The tour guide provided a lot of interesting facts about the city as I devoured some delicious tacos. An obvious observation as you move around the [...]


Maine Lobsters

OCTOBER 20, 2022  ·  300 WORDS

This past weekend, I visited Portland, Maine, for the fall foliage. While the orange hues were beautiful, I particularly enjoyed learning about lobsters. Any menu across the continental United States with lobster on it would likely have 'Maine' preceding it, and there is a reason for that. According to the [...]


South African vacation

FEBRUARY 10, 2020  ·  1356 WORDS

I went to South Africa for a week to celebrate my parents' 25th Wedding Anniversary. My flight from San Francisco was delayed because of a technical issue and I had to reschedule my connection to Johannesburg. According to our itinerary, I was supposed to land at 7 in the morning and drive down [...]

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Solo-trip to Tokyo

FEBRUARY 21, 2019  ·  1005 WORDS

After graduating from college and before starting work full-time I decided to travel a bit. On my way to San Francisco to start the job, I decided to take a layover in Tokyo for a few days. This was my first ever experience traveling alone. The very first night, I [...]


Layover in Istanbul

DECEMBER 22, 2018  ·  280 WORDS

After I graduated from college, I decided to take a 3-day layover in Istanbul before I headed home. I landed at the airport and went straight to the hotel I was staying in. It was pretty cold and dark and I was tired of all the traveling so I called [...]


Short trip to Italy

SEPTEMBER 07, 2018  ·  502 WORDS

After Stockholm, I flew to Rome. Getting to the Airbnb was a little more hectic than I would have liked. As soon as I landed, I realized that my phone plan wasn't working. I got a new one as quickly as I could find because I had to run and [...]


Visit to Stockholm

SEPTEMBER 04, 2018  ·  568 WORDS

Stockholm, Sweden is one of the most beautiful cities on this planet but doesn't necessarily come up on top of the list of places to visit in Europe. After my internship at Braintree, I was planning on a short trip to a couple of places in Europe with my friends. [...]


Viva Colombia

SEPTEMBER 04, 2017  ·  505 WORDS

I flew to Bogotá, Colombia from Peru. I got into an Uber and headed to the Airbnb. It was really cheap, had great reviews and seemed to be located at the center of the city. The uber driver asked me if I was sure if the airbnb was legit because according to him [...]


Trip to Peru

SEPTEMBER 01, 2017  ·  1088 WORDS

After my internship at Mastercard ended, I had a couple weeks before my fall semester started. I had always wanted to go to South America and this seemed like the perfect time for the first trip to this continent. The plan was to go to Bolivia, Peru and Colombia. On 12th of August, [...]