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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HEADS UP BOOKLOVERS! HERE’S A MUST VISIT STREET IN HANOI, VIET NAM!

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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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