Bruges, Belgium

Chocolate, waffles, and a breathtaking view—what more could one want?


Amsterdam, Netherlands

Upon arrival at Schiphol International Airport in Amsterdam, the energy of the city immediately engulfed me. I couldn’t wait to get a glimpse of Amsterdam’s famous canals, among other beautiful sights. A taxi ride brought us to our hotel, just a few streets down from Central Station. Here are just a few of Amsterdam’s must-see…

Harpa, Iceland

One of the most modern and beautiful buildings in Reykjavík is Harpa, a concert hall and conference center. Anyone can enter, and you can pay to see movies, shows, or concerts, depending on what is running at the time. We were able to watch a screening of Iceland’s most magnificent scenes, a 360° panoramic show…

Golden Circle Tour

The best of Iceland all in one day! Probably the most popular tour that begins in Reykjavik.

Arriving Iceland & the Blue Lagoon!

At about 2:00 pm on a Sunday afternoon, my family and I landed at Reykjavik International Airport in Iceland. We retrieved our baggage and headed for the bus that would take us straight to the Blue Lagoon, one of the world’s most famous geothermal pools, only a short 20 minutes away. The Reykjavik Excursions bus…

NYU & Columbia U

As a high school student, of course I’d have to visit some colleges during my weekend in New York!

5-day New York City trip

My family and I spent the Easter weekend in the Big Apple, taking a red-eye flight Thursday night and returning Tuesday morning. For the first time, I managed to wear every article of clothing I brought with me, except for a pair of socks… here’s a look at my outfits for the trip! The color…

The Met!!

After landing at JFK on an early Friday morning, I spent the rest of the day at New York City’s world-famous Metropolitain Museum of Art! We started from the Greek/Roman statues downstairs, exploring ancient depictions of the gods, some of which were replicas while some of them originals from thousands of years ago, and I…