• Belgium,  Europe,  Photo Summaries

    Discovering Antwerp in One Day

    In my quest for a new fashion adventure, I came across a must-see museum in Antwerp, a small city in Belgium known for fashion, diamonds and The Antwerp Six. The Antwerp Six are a group of six avant-garde designers graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp including: Walter Van Beirendonck, Ann Demeulemeester, Dries Van Noten, Dirk Van Saene, Dirk Bikkembergs and Marina Yee – who put Antwerp on the map within the fashion world.     Antwerp turned out to be the perfect stop on the itinerary after Amsterdam, so I bought a train ticket on Trainline, my absolute favorite train ticket site and planned a short 24-hour stay…

  • Tips,  Travel,  Travel Planning

    My Favorite Apps for Travel

      Technology has made it possible for us to get virtually anything we want with the touch of a button or the swipe of our phones. Groceries, shoes, movies, dates. The possibilities are endless. While things like cell phones, tablets and laptops have served as excellent social tools, many people aren’t taking advantage of all the things technology truly has to offer – especially while traveling. A few years ago, I went to London – the first stop of my first solo trip. I was only there a few days and staying at a hostel for the first time in my life. Yep, I was completely inexperienced while traveling on my ‘first…

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    Europe,  Italy,  Personal Story

    That Time My Suitcase Was Stolen in Venice

      While traveling, getting all of your belongings stolen is one of the worst things that can happen to you. I mean, yes in the grand scheme of things, it probably isn’t. But the moment it is happening to you, there is nothing more devastating than realizing everything you so carefully bought, packed and brought with you is GONE probably being sold in back alleyways for pennies.   But how did it happen? The moment I set foot on to the train I noticed there was a section near the door with tons of suitcases. The conductor barely let me find my seat before he pointed to that very spot and told me to leave my bag there…