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The little adventures of Jo! Travel with me on my overdue gap year around the world :)

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La Cité d'Amour

FRANCE | Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | Views [1944] | Comments [1]

It is true what they say. Paris is indeed beautiful. You find yourself constantly stopping to admire things and if possible, preserving the memory with a photograph for later. Even though it's raining and due to rain all week, this gorgeous city is still ... Read more >

Tags: airbnb, backpacking, bohemian, bucket list, cities, european adventure, family, public transport, sightseeing


Viva Brazil

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | Views [411]

I feel like I will REALLY leave my heart in this gorgeous country.  Today's breathtaking memory: Dangerously perched at the edge of a rock, watching the waves violently crash and mingle at Joatinga at sunset. It was like watching fireworks but ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, bohemian, brazil, bucket list, cities, food, friends, landmarks, nature, sightseeing


The Inca Trail

PERU | Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | Views [502]

It's hard to believe that I've now ticked off some major items on my bucket list in the space of two months. The Inca Trail is the latest to be crossed off   Before the trail, I was very anxious and nervous as to how it would pan out. I had ... Read more >

Tags: bucket list, camping, friendly strangers, landmarks, nature, peru, trekking


I Heart NY

USA | Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | Views [306]

It goes without saying, I've had a fantastic stay in NYC. On my last full day, I went back into my high energy self and walked around:   - Financial district, Battery Park and  9/11  Memorial  - TriBeCa and Greenwich ... Read more >

Tags: bucket list, cities, food, sightseeing, usa


Happy Easter from New York!

USA | Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 | Views [469]

I nearly skipped Easter mass today because I was slightly hesitant about going to a foreign church. I was unsure of how the mass would be, what the parish was like, what the dress code would be, among all the other things a fearful person might wonder ... Read more >

Tags: bucket list, churches, cities, friends, landmarks, music, nights out, public transport, sightseeing, usa


Why not Manhattan?

USA | Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | Views [302]

Most people visiting New York normally think within the Manhattan box. So it's not surprising that when I mentioned that I would be staying in Brooklyn for my visit, most people would ask "why not Manhattan?" It's true when I initially looked for ... Read more >

Tags: airbnb, bucket list, cities, music, usa


I love Alaska!

USA | Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | Views [401]

I'll say it loud and proud, I love Alaska! Only 3% of tourists coming to Alaska make it into the Artic Circle and of that, an unknown but suspiciously small percentage bother to come during winter. I am in that very minority group and am happy where ... Read more >

Tags: animals, bucket list, friendly strangers, nature, northern lights, sick, snow, usa, winter


I think I am in love with Alaska

USA | Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | Views [372]

I had a super early start today, leaving at 4am to make my 7am flight to Seattle. I must've been so sleepy that I hadn't even realized the plane had landed until I woke up to see that half the flight was already gone! Thank goodness ... Read more >

Tags: animals, bucket list, flights, friendly strangers, nature, snow, usa, winter



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