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More than a “been there, done that” experience
“Been there, done that” as the saying goes. This ages-old idiom is often used, typically with apathy and boredom (plus probably a slight eyeroll), to prove one’s superiority of experience. However, when starting the “Been There” blog, I wanted to flip this phrase on its head, instead using it to induce a positive attitude toward sharing experiences.
Having “been there”, I’m thrilled to share my knowledge with others on the beautiful and unique places that fill our planet. Therefore, the focus of this blog is to excite readers and travelers to go where I have been with an sense of eagerness and a yearning for new adventure.
India: How to Holi
Everyone has seen the iconic color-drenched photos, participated in the themed 5K Color Runs or even taken part in faux-Holi celebrations in their home country but how many can say they have done the real thing?! Holi, the festival of colors, takes place in India...
Puerto Rico: 5 Must-Visit Locations
My first-time visiting Puerto Rico, I spent 10 days road tripping around the island, exploring its every nook and cranny. I fell in love so hard and so fast with this place that I returned less than a year later.. If you are American, you have no excuse not to visit -...
Singapore: 5 Cheap Things To Do in the City of “Crazy Rich Asians”
Before Singapore blew up as the city from the big-screen phenomenon “Crazy Rich Asians,” it was my small island home for the 4 months that I studied abroad at the National University of Singapore. Singapore is a city-state just south of Malaysia that has blossomed...
Portugal: Two Perfect Day Trips from Lisbon
I arrived in Lisbon in a hurry, after racing to catch my flight from Lagos in the south of the country. Stepping out of the airport into the 100 degree heat, the streets of Lisbon were hot and bustling. The city was beautiful, sitting right on the water, with...
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