My Favourite Landscapes.

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I have quite a soft spot for nature and landscapes. There’s something really calming about waterfalls, mountains, the sea. And I’ve always dreamt of building a home so close to some of these features.

Today, I’m gonna share with you a couple of my favourite landscapes at the moment:

1. Naivasha, Kenya.

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2. St. Petersburg, Russia.

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3. Dombay, Russia.

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4. Thika, Kenya.

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5. Mombasa, Kenya.

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Always be kind.

Dee .

Top 5 Things To Do In Moscow.

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Hey there! 🙂

Hope you’re doing great!

Today, I’m gonna share with you the top 5 places I think you need to visit if you’re ever in Moscow.

Here we go:

1.The Red Square.

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2. Alexander Gardens.

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3. Arkhangelskoye Palace.

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4. Gorky Park.

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5. Moscow Metro.

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Always be kind.

Dee.

Top 5 Places I Visited In 2015.

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I remember the days I used to take hours just to write one post and then publish it.

It’s much easier now. A lot easier.

Mostly because I don’t stress myself as much anymore. I used to think the post had to be “perfect” before it went out to my readers. And that used to lead to me deleting stories I’d already typed out, taking down a bunch of photos I’d already uploaded… and I’d be left with almost nothing to share. All in the name of polishing the blog post to perfection.

Well, not any more, loves. Not any more.

I love sharing every little bit of my travels. And that’s what I’ll keep on doing.

Hope you enjoy reading my blog as much as I love writing it! 🙂

To wind up 2015, I decided to share with you the top 5 places I visited during the year. In my opinion of course. 🙂

1. Dombay, Russia.

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2. Naivasha, Kenya.

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3. Thika, Kenya.

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4. St. Petersburg, Russia.

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5. Moscow, Russia.

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Always be kind,

Dee.

Top 5 Things To Do In St. Petersburg.

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Hey ya loves! 🙂

To wrap up the posts on my trip to St. Petersburg, I thought it would be great to let you in on what I consider to be the top 5 things you need to do while visiting the city.

Enjoy! 🙂

1. Check out the Hermitage Museum.

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2. Go for a Sunset Cruise.

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3. Visit The Peterhof Palace.

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4. Admire the Ancient Architecture.

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5. Enjoy the Evening like a Local.

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Always be kind.

Dee.

Top 5 Things To Do In Volgograd.

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Having lived in Volgograd for slightly more than 5 years now, I feel like I’m in a pretty good position to recommend 5 of the best things to do in this city. 🙂

Here we go:

1. Hike the Mamaev Kurgan.

These are the most popular historic grounds in the city, built to commemorate the Battle of Stalingrad. The hike needs you to be fit though, because it’s a hill. 🙂

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2. Enjoy a Volga Cruise.

Let me introduce you to the longest river in Europe, Yes, the Volga River. There are a number of cruises offered for a very small price.

Read more bout this here.

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3. Visit the Panoramic Museum.

If you’re into 3D art, you’ll definitely love this one. The museum was also built in commemoration of The Battle of Stalingrad.

Read more about this here.

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4. Barbeque on the shores of Volga.

On the other side of the river are sandy beaches where a good number of people choose to spend their weekends and holidays. Everything is allowed over there. No rules. No restrictions.

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5. Visit the city’s recreational parks.

One of the things I fell in love with in Volgograd…the gorgeous, well-thought-of, beautifully sculptured parks. I wrote a post about one of them not so long ago.

Read more about this here.

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Always be kind.

Dee.

Solo Travel: My 5 Biggest Concerns.

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Now that I have finished my exams and have 3 full months of summer ahead of me, I’ve been writing lists. Lists of things I want to do, places I want to go, lots and lots of lists of stuff I’d love to accomplish before starting my 5th year of med school come September.

More than half of the things on my “lists” are or have something to do with travelling to places…alone. Why alone? Well, thing is, I’ve always enjoyed my independence since starting university (especially it being abroad), and so I tend to prefer doing things that I want to do, and at my own pace.

If there’s one thing that would mess up a good trip is being tied down to someone else’s schedule, or them to yours. It just kills the fun in travel.

Ok, now about this post. As I’ve mentioned, summer’s here and travel is the theme! 🙂 Haha, does that even make sense? Anywhos, I’m gonna be taking my first solo trip in a couple of weeks and as much as I’m excited about it, I’m super freaked out as well.

My head’s been filled with all these crazy scenarios that have made me postpone the trip over and over again. These are what I’m talking about:

1. What if I find myself in harm’s way?

Having watched a million crime documentaries, trust me to be afraid of even the slightest gust of wind. I still wonder why I haven’t bought myself some pepper spray already. But then my heart’s like, “Come on. You’ll be fine.”

2. What if I get lonely?

As someone who thrives in solitude, I can’t understand how this question keeps popping up in my mind. Perhaps, I’m just afraid of having to adjust to a new environment alone. I don’t know. We’ll see.

3. Medical emergencies?

Accidents happen all the time. And if I’ve been able to stay safe at home, I should be fine anywhere else. I hope.

4. What if I get lost?

I’m fine with getting lost in the morning. I see that as an opportunity for some adventure and exploration. Problem is getting lost in the evening, with no taxi numbers to call, and no public transport around to hop onto. Now, that scares me.

5. What if it isn’t as good as I expected?

Yeah, this too. Though I highly believe it might depend on my mood that day. I just hope it won’t be a case of, “Oh, ok. So that’s the beach. I guess we’re done here.” That would be such a waste of energy and resources. If only I was assured of rushing adrenaline the whole time.

As much as my head’s trying it’s best to alert me of possible threats, my whole heart just wants to be set free, and wander away. And that’s exactly what I’m gonna do. 🙂

Always follow your heart. You learn from the experiences in your life, whether good or bad. If you don’t take the leap of faith, you will never learn. And you will never grow.

Always be kind.

Dee.