Moscow on a budget


In between our short stay in Tallinn and our big journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway, we ended up spending some time in Moscow, the biggest capital city in Europe and a magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site… And we loved it ! Couchsurfing at Maxim’s What made the stay, once again, was our host, Maxim, and his flatmates. […]

Travel Diary: Rome


Roma.  Where do I even start?  The magic of this city hit me the moment I got my first glimpse of the Colosseum.  I had fallen asleep in our cab, as the fourteen hour overnight journey hit me as soon as I sat on that worn leather seat.  My eyes happened to flutter open and glance […]

Travel Diary: Vienna


Vienna, it’s time to say goodbye. It was great spending a few days to get to know you. I’m sure this won’t be the last. What with your beautiful imperial architecture mixed with contemporary design (which no one does as seamlessly as you do), your Instagram-friendly cafes, vast museums and buzzing night life, it will […]

Paris, je t’aime: The city of Light

The first time I visited Paris, I was 20 years old, blissfully naïve, bright-eyed, and simultaneously ecstatic and fearful for the months to come. I’d only been outside of North America once before and had never traveled alone—I had no idea what to expect exactly. That first night in London, fresh off a transatlantic flight, […]