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Hassle-free, superfast, Indian e-Visa without leaving the house

India simplified its visa process a few years ago, and it has already gone thru some major changes. US citizens, citizens from the EU and a few other countries can now apply for short-term Indian visas online. If you are going to India for a period of 60 days or less, you can visit their […]

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San Basilio de Palenque: Celebrating African heritage since 1691

Colombia is one of the most ethnically diverse nations. Its people, traditions and colors are a unique blend of: South America, Africa and the Carribean. One of the most notable pieces of Colombia’s history is seen on the streets of Cartagena; the iconic colorfully dressed women selling exotic fruits, often posing for pictures with tourists […]

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Between slums and skyscrapers, Cartagena’s hidden secret lives on

Fifteen years ago, an article on Colombia would not inspire you to travel there. Back then, drug violence, murder and fear plagued the streets almost everywhere in the country. Back then, if a Colombian could, he left the country for a better life elsewhere. Even if that meant starting life all over again. Colombia’s image […]

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Day trip by Golden Tours from Paris to London – A review

A couple of months ago, I was in Paris for a few days. This was my 5th trip to Paris and I wanted to test out a travel package that is becoming increasing popular among non-EU tourists: day trip to London from Paris. Now, driving from Paris to the British capital would take you about […]

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Fort Wayne’s food scene alone makes it a Must-Visit

Over the years, I’ve known many people originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, who currently live in Chicago. Some of them have become good friends. However, I had never been to Fort Wayne prior to my #VisitFortWayne press trip last month. In all honesty, and unfortunately, Indiana is often negatively represented by most mainstream media outlets. […]

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Why everyone should attend Special Olympics

The 50th anniversary of Special Olympics was held in Chicago last week and it was my first time attending the event. Initially, I wanted to write about the events that took place there, but my yesterday’s visit at Soldier Field to participate in the Global Day of Inclusion festivities changed my mind. As some of […]

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Chicago WINGFEST 2018 and why it was worth the visit

A few weeks ago, for the first time,, I attended the Chicago WingFest.  There were beers, unlimited delicious wings and cool music that gets you dancing! Produced by Lodge Management Group, the event was hosted at the UIC pavilion. Over 30 restaurants, mostly from the Chicago area, showcased and served their best-sellers and unique flavored […]

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Guanajuato City: Mexico’s hidden beauty

Mexico, as most of you know, has much more to offer than world-class white sand beaches, delicious tacos and margaritas! – Last week, I had the pleasure to visit one of Mexico’s most beautiful and picturesque cities: Guanajuato. Guanajuato means “mouth of the frog” and is the capital of the Mexican state with the same […]

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How is Reykjavik, Iceland like? – First impressions.

So I had some collab work to be completed with Reykjavik tourism last week and it was my first time visiting Iceland. Reykjavik is about 40 minutes from Keflavik airport. You can either take a bus which will drop you off at the BSI terminal [less than 10 minutes walk from the iconic Hallgrimskirkja, that […]

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Trattoria Gianni Chicago: 30 years of delicious consistency

With over 9000 restaurants in the city and almost over 15000 if you include the greater stretch of the city limits, there’s no shortage of good food in Chicago. In 2017, Chicago was selected as the #1 city in America for food. While there’s no stopping to new restaurant openings, 2017 was also the year […]

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