I had no intentions of going to Portugal. Last minute decisions and circumstances however changed that and Lisbon turned out to be one of my favourite European city thus far. The only research done for this trip was concerning the hotel. Everything else was decided on a day to day basis according to my mood on that particular day. The joys of solo travel. Here’s a little glimpse of my first fews hours in Lisbon.

Needless to say, there have been no memories made abroad in 2020. Things being the way they are, this year’s memories have all be created right here in Canada. Here’s to a year we’d like to forget… but never will. Looking forward for a change of pace in 2021.

Canada

It’s cold, it’s snowing, it’s Christmas time but it’s also Covid times. This is a glimpse of Old Montreal and its Chinatown right before the 2020 holidays. Restaurants and bars are obviously closed for dine-in but there was still a…

There’s something about walking down an old cobblestone road admiring European architecture, getting lost and discovering a little corner restaurant that serves the best pasta you’ve ever had in your life and listening to distant conversations taking place in Italian. This is Rome.

Japan

Founded in 593, Shitennoji is Japan’s oldest official Buddhist temple. Located in Osaka, this temple is not particularly grandiose and does not really stand out from all the other temples and shrines so that’s why I opted for this particular…

Thailand

Bangkok needs no introduction as it welcomes over 20 million visitors each year and has been ranked as the world’s most visited cities a few times. Needles to say, Bangkok will undoubtedly be on the list of any serious traveler…

Grand Anse beach on La Digue island, Seychelles. This is a well known beach on the island but to get there does require a little bit of effort but you will be rewarded with spectacular scenery. Please be careful if you plan on swimming here as the currents can be very nasty depending on the season.

India

Safdarjung’s Tomb is a Mughal mausoleum located in New Delhi, India. The tomb and its surrounding gardens are very well maintained and can offer you a nice retreat away from the chaotic Delhi city life. On the day of your…