My first encounter with the famous Chicago “L” train was when I boarded the train from Midway Airport all the way to the Loop. It was my first time in Chicago and my first time to use the train. What I assume will be an ordinary train ride will eventually somehow become an obsession. Aboard […]Read more "The “L” Train and The Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, USA"
In the world of social media, if selfie is a proof that you have indeed visited a place, then in a way it is suffice to say that you really never been to Chicago if you haven’t visited or taken a mirror photo of yourself against The Magic Bean or officially known as The Cloud […]Read more "Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA"
If my first day in D.C. was blessed with such a perfect weather, the next day was just the opposite. Though as if aligning to what I have planned for the day, a rainy day in D.C. is best spent indoors, inside the Smithsonian museum complex plus a walking tour at The Capitol. This is […]Read more "The Capitol & The Smithsonian Castle, Washington D.C., USA"
Let’s just say that New York has the skyscrapers while Los Angeles has the beach, but Washington D.C. has the history and power to boot. Consider a stopover to D.C. similar to stepping inside into one huge museum where you can grasp everything there is about America- the history, the great Presidents, the artworks, the […]Read more "The National Mall, Washington D.C., USA"
There are moments when we travel that defines a particular place or a particular time in our life. In some cases, it is not what we anticipated it will be and usually it comes in a most unexpected way. I like those moments, a time when your heart skips a beat and there comes a […]Read more "Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, USA"
I stayed in a hostel at Upper West Side during my NYC trip. At hostels it is common to answer any of the following questions – Where are you from? How long are you going to stay? Where have you been so far? What are your plans the next day? Aside from the common Q […]Read more "Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, USA"
There are so many things to do and see in New York City. Time just passed by so easily and even with Unlimited Ride Metro Card which technically makes moving around convenient, each hour, each day is always not enough to grasp every beat that makes the city great. More than the observatories, the parks […]Read more "Roaming the Big Apple, New York City, USA"