Walking Alone in a Foreign Place

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Olivia Marisa

As unsafe as it sounds, there is something inspiring about wandering around a foreign town (in the daylight) by yourself. Although there are hundreds of tourists much like yourself bustling around you, it emits a peaceful atmosphere. You’re able to zone out on the strangers and focus in on the beautiful architecture or incredible landscapes or calming sound of waves crashing against the shore. When you are able to wander around by yourself, your experience deeply involves the relationship between you and the foreign city that you’re in, and I strongly argue that that experience is essential to enjoying your excursion to the fullest.

I have recently taken a trip to the East Coast of Canada, starting in Charlottetown and making my way over to Toronto. Prior to this, I hadn’t been past Winnipeg, so this was quite exhilarating for me. Although I loved relaxing on the white beaches and…

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The beautiful Hanoi is the capital city and the biggest among the five municipalities of Viet Nam. Hanoi city offers many exciting and beautiful sights. From their night markets to their temples and museums, Hanoi has almost everything for every wanderer like me.

One of the many things that amazed me during my days in Hanoi is their book streets. Yes, bookworms! They have book streets. There are few streets in Hanoi where they were lined up with small bookstores. The tour guide pointed out one of them in which all the stalls on that street sell photocopies of books. Yeah! I know they are illegal, but isn’t it interesting to have an entire street that sells those? No worries, though. There’s also a street who sells the publisher printed books.

Another one of the book streets that caught my attention is located at Pho 19 Tháng 12 street.

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What to do on long layovers?


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I have an international trip coming up, the flight back has a 10.5hr layover in Miami overnight. Can I leave the airport to go sleep at a hotel? Do I have to claim my checked bags or do I leave them at the airport? What happens in these situations?

I’m a US citizen.

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Staying in a Capsule Hotel

Fun Stuff, Japanese Culture, Osaka, Travel


Nightlife in Japan is ruled by an incredibly powerful force, one that many seldom dare reckon with– the last train. If you miss your last train home, usually around midnight, the choices are slim: you can either take a taxi at exorbitant prices, or stay out, hopefully intoxicated, till the first train about 5 hours later. You could also get a hotel, but that’s a little too expensive for most people. $100 just for a bed to sleep in for 8 hours? No way!

Or, you could stay in a capsule hotel for about 1/3 of the price.


Instead of rooms, capsule hotels are made up of individual Space-age-looking pods, essentially human-sized drawers containing nothing but a bed, and perhaps a small TV on the roof your capsule. A typical one measures maybe 6.5 feet (2m) long by 3 feet (1m) tall. There’s just barely enough room to sit up…

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How To Guide to Planning Vacations…and Enjoying It!

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For many people, a large deterrent of going on a vacation is the lengthy planning process. For me, it’s nearly the best part! I love the excitement of looking up new cities, checking flights, scouring the web for ideas, finding the best restaurants and booking tours and activities. There are so many recourses now, it truly doesn’t take much effort to plan a vacation.  Below, I’ll list some of my favorite websites to use and a timeline of the process. If you are tired of the same old all-inclusive resorts and cruises, learn how you can plan the trip of a lifetime below!


  • I love looking up travel destinations on my Pinterest app. I pin info on activities, locations, travel photos, budgets, clothing and apparel choices, etc for each destination I go. You can even create separate boards for each city you’d like to visit, if you want to…

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