*This is personal Opinion piece, plus it’s the only time you will see on my blog*
Whether you love to travel or not, travel has always been a benefit for many people . This is true in particular true for me has it allowed to see the world in many various perspectives, experiences and meet new people, become a new person and builds on the person I am currently I AM. Here are TOP 10 Reason why I am obsessed with Travel.
10. I AM ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH NEW GOALS
Ever since I was a child, I have always wanted to go different adventures like other children on television.
It’s time to break out that eggnog, put that mariah carey christmas album on and finally fit into that sparkly dress you wanted to wear all year. Have you been looking for the GREAT holiday? I got 20 electrifying destinations for YOU to see!
This beautiful Asian country is a sore eye for adverous as it has an amazing wildlife,
18. COSTA RICA
17. SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
15. SOUTH AFRICA
14. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, CARIBBEAN
13. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
11. UNITED EMIRATES ARAB
6. ENGLAND,UNITED KINGDOM
Here are some Oceanbits before No. 1
G’day Mates! There are some beautiful things that drive me WILD! If you are animal lover and need to be wildlife this one for you! There is a beauty of seeing of an animal in it’s natural habitat. So put your to favourite camouflage and let’s bear to see 20 of the best wildlife destinations.
20. Kenya, Africa
19. South Africa, Africa
17. Alaska, USA
16. Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
15. Tanzania, Africa
14. Uganda, Africa
13. Borneo, Malaysia
12. Willemstad, Curcao
11. Churchill,Manitoba, Canada
10 . Antarctica, A
9.Atsinanana, Madagascar, Africa
8. Arctic, A
Cricket, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer ( sorry UK Fans) Football! Oh my! If you love sports as much as I do. Sport is universal language that transients all the nasties of the world. Even if for moment, through the world of sports there is the sign championship and good sportsmanship. Here 16 Sport destinations to travel! Please comment on your favourite sport down below! My favourite sport (s) is Swimming and Basketball!
16. Kolkata, India
Ahh ( sigh) India. Home of Ghandi, bollywood and great enlightenment. They’re also known for the sport named after insect. Cricket. I have personally played game and it it is fun and its confusing since i don’t how know to keep score.
When you think of barcelona ,you normally think of the amazing paintings ,food,their interesting history and the bullfighting. But there is more to this beautiful country that has variety of different sports such as bull chasing, football (soccer) and human tower climbing. The also held the 1993 olympic games.
14. Liverpool , England
If you were an 8 year-old kid and you work up at 8 am on a Saturday morning and sat with your parents to watch your favourite soccer team ( Mine is still Manchester). Home of soccer , water polo and horsebacking. This small and cultural country has been one the favourite destination of those who love soccer ( Once again, sorry UK fans).
13. Paris, France
Normally, when france is mentioned in a blog, its known for the fashion , art and food. And you be right! But did you know this provincial country was where Lance Armstrong had his last race and bicycled his tour. Is known for its annually Tour de France and many of different cycling events.
12. Istanbul, Turkey
Another country known for many things.But one of those is not wrestling. Turkey has many sporting events that are traditional.One of Turkey’s traditional sports include oil wrestling and leather pants. Turkey
11. Dubai,Untied Arab Emirates
This beautiful small country is known for having beautiful markets, people and architecture. But did you know it’s also camel racing which very interesting for those haven’t camel before.
10. Toronto, Canada
Oh Canada! True North! Everything you know about canada is true including our love sports. Hockey is one beloved sports nation wide. WE even have unofficial SPORT called LACROSSE, Toronto especially loves sports because we have three sport teams : Raptors, Maple Leafs and Toronto FC.
8. Glasgow, Scotland
This Marvelous country is known for being rough and suck on tradition. Which makes sense that will get the very loose tooth sport Rugby!
7. Houston, Texas, USA
6. Chicago, USA
5. Philadelphia, USA
4. Tokyo, Japan
2. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
1.Auckland, New Zealand
What does the past and present have common? Besides the obvious which are PEOPLE. But the other thing that past and present have common is History . If you love history and love learning then this list is for you! IN inspiration of going back to school and my love learning one’s past and current, I have given you my biggest list of the year , which include Fifty Travel destinations. That’s right, 5-0!
50. Athens, Greece
Home of Olympia, greek god and maybe math. Since beginning of time this small has graced all us with famous poems, stories, and physiological thoughts that make you question all of existence. Furthermore, did I forget to mention that small island will also bring into the joys of the locals as they have longest and happiest lifespan.
49. Petra, Jordan
If you were kid or even currently Adult and were inspired by all-things archaeological and youhave always
45. Angkor wat,Cambodia
44. Budapest, Hungary
43. Agra, India
41.Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
39. Stonehenge, Sailsbury, England
33. Silk Road, East-Central Asia
32. Bagan, Myanmar
31. Borobudur, Indonesia
30.Lascaux and Lascaux II, France
29. South Africa,South Africa
28. Gaborone, Botswana
26. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
25. Jerusalem, Israel
23. Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, Japan
22. Antoni Gaudi, Spain
21.Rila Monastery, Bulgaria
19.Yellowstone National Park,Wyoming/ Montana /Idaho, USA
18. Giant’s Causeway, Ireland
16. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
15.Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
14. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
13.Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
11. Mosul, Iraq
10. London, England
8. Wales, Untied Kingdom
7.New York, New York,USA
5. Prague, Czech Republic
2. Great Zimbabwe,Zimbabwe
*Due to travel current restrictions from the Coronavirus, this blog “In Oceanview ” or I am in no way is encouraging travel to happen while restrictions are still up.*
Have you ever wondered why many travellers had bad experiences abroad in the most beautiful places? WELL, WELL, Well let me tell you! There’s is no simple way of telling you this, but you are terrible tourist, and not to worry I got you! Here are FIVE easy way ” How to be a LOCAL while travel abroad. Check out my blog tomorrow at 12:30 pm for “How to dress LOCAL while traveling Abroad”
5. Know the CULTURE!
This easier said than done, many have they own idea of what the culture is they are traveling to! Before you go out of the country, please research how the culture of the destination, ask questions and more importantly lower your standards.
Here is bonus: Treat your destination as the new persons you never meet before. I know this one crazy but it is really helpful if you are anxious traveler. Treat it as new friend you wanna out with it everyday!
4. Know the Geography
I know this one is a bit weird. But if you know destination inside and outside you will unlikely will need the help of the complete strangers. Plus this will also win bonus points with locals and make you seem like one them, even if you have different background from them.
Here is a Bonus: Treat the country has map to explored . This applies to to those who are more hands -on. Go out there be great explorer you are !
3. Know the History
Whether your history buff, or not,it it important to know the history of country you’re traveling abroad to, as this sign of Respect of the people and land. This also ties into number No. 5 .
Here is a bonus: If you do not find the joy of quizzing yourself in all thing history and you’re r more relaxed than treat the history of your destination as story . But if you like me and you enjoy quizzing researching, than go ahead , make your choice!
2. Learn little phrases of the Language
This one for those who want to go the extra length, weep the smug of look of some locals and win their hearts. This way to go! Not only will impress the locals, you impress yourself . It also depends on how phase your words. So caution to the wise: Think before you speak.
1.Understand the Dress
If you loove fashion as much as I do, then you will understand why this No. 1! This one will help you to blend in or out of crowd. It will also expand your personal travel style or just general style. Can’t stress enough how important this is one, has it will get you out or in trouble.
~ In Oceanview~
*This opinion piece, not fact ! In Oceanview or I are in way experts on all things travel !* if you have any suggest please comment down below!
OHH! Mmhh food! Have you ever dream of the food you could eat, but haven’t thought about the places you could see to eat both literally and figuratively. But if you foodie and you loove to eat as much I do,I got you! Here are sixteen FOODCENTRIC Travel Destinations that you could see or at least taste in your own very kitchen. Please check out the Recipes of wonder every other Saturday starting September 26 @ 6 pm EST !
16. Paris, France
Bonjour! If you haven’t noticed the pattern of my blog you have noticed that I mention this city a lot. That’s because it has dream food from escargot( I cannot eat since becoming Vegetarian) to creme brulee to even the small breakfast dish of the croissant.
Another favourable mention on this blog. This mouth- watering nation has everything for carb lover (me). You will be able experience the entire italian life just only by food in different regions of the nation. Furthermore, you gain appreciation for the one and only Nonna in your neighborhoods.
Since the beginning, egypt has been moving with times from the history, fashion and culture. But one thing you probably should about this Arabian Country is that the food is amazing . In fact you probably can the influence of the Egyptian in your favourite vendor to your own very kitchen. This also great place to practice a plant based diet ( slowly).
13. Cartegena, Colombia
Walking through the streets of Colombia, you will able visit many different regions of the nation and different countries all- one. This impactful country will sending to another planet while still keeping you grounded.
12. Dakar, Senegal
One few African countries that eats fish. This magical country will take out words out of your mouth. I can’t Make any grantees that you will fall asleep happy and sound.
If you thought Bali was just place to find inner peace then think again. It also place to find your inner foodie. With variety food from traditional to non traditional. There’s a limit of experimentation with AMAZING food of this Asian Island.
10. Mumbai, India
A hot spot for those vegetarian/ Vegan travelers (myself included). You will be thrilled find to cultural experiments with food from the most traditional to the trendy. That is in itself is Holy.
9. Hong Kong, China
Known for its fast nightlife and diverse food. There isn’t any food you haven’t tried from your local restaurants to even your nearly burned apartment/ house. Fro theCho Mein to tofu and Broccoli Fried Rice. You can explore the authentic city with its amazing culture, fashion and food.
8. Istanbul, Turkey
If you want to experience the vibrant food of the country from beginning to end. You might need to channel ancestral moments of history with this enriching country. You could also bring turkey into the kitchen every night!
7. Mexico City, Mexico
This city is going to add a zest and peep into your life it fantastic culture, sweet amazing food and fashion. This phenomenon Country still continues to take the world by storm with Recipes such as Grilled Onion & Skirt Steak tacos,Carnitas Huevos Rancheros and many more. If you want Latin America flavour than should be first stop in Latin Tour .
6. Marrakech, Morocco
This middle eastern country has been in my heart since I got the travel bug. Beside being one of fashion city,did you know that it has been know for awesome mouth dropping food for Centuries. From the Supermarket to finest restaurant, Morocco has been top of mixing both traditional and non- traditional dishes.
5. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
This is a basis with City ALONE is absolute mind-blowing. There is no wrong that city is can do in terms of experimental food. It is little europea you get to taste in your mouth. I am stilling dreaming about the all that food.
4. Willemstad, Curacao
A caribbean unicorn that I was happily discover last year in 2019 ( sigh) If you want to have the feeling of home while going out to some its best known restaurants and Vendors. This small country will take deep down to the sea.
3. Johannesburg, South Africa
Another favourite of mine, has it provided one the best BBQs in the WORLD. From Biltong , Chakala, Potjiekos to Milk tart. A Favourite that has come to my path since Childhood is the hot beverage drink of Hot Chocolate called Milo . There is a variety of food you can try while your South African tripor you search for a specific South African Store in your Area.
2. Toronto,Ontario, Canada
Oh Toronto! Besides giving US ( Me) one canada’s basketball team, you are given the best food on every street corner to every section of world within a fraction. My personal favourite restaurant is Hogtown Vegan as the serve one of the best vegan food ever ! The section city are Little Italy and little Korea .
Here are some Oceanbits before No.1
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Tokyo, Japan
- Honolulu, Hawaii
- New Orleans, Louisiana
- Port Louis, Mauritius
- Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Sydney, Australia
1. Gaborone, Botswana
Besides being the birthplace of Diamonds, Great Beef and its’s also the birthplace of where I was born. This small country is one the UNDERRATED travel destination of most the African Continent. I am to highlight it has being one foodcentric places to try and make at home. Favourite dishes that can found include Matemekwane, Morogo, PAP and Seswaa. Other dishes include such as Dikgobe and Magwinya ( personal favourite)
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Coffee, Coffee, COFFEE! How you mean so much to us! We need you in the morning,when we are at our friends and when we are studying for that exam that will help us graduate. You are forever Ours! S now knowing there are so different countries that make you. Anyway, before going off on why coffee is the best, here are 20 COFFEE BASED Travel Destinations you can travel to or just find in grocery Store!
20. Rome, Italy
Ciao Bella Italia! When in Rome they say , right?! How could you not think of Italy as soon you think of coffee? This famous city and country is known by many things from being one of the few countries the has best fashion, food and art,but did you know it is also one of the best place.
19. Coffee National Park ,Colombia
From the birthplace of Shakira ,this country alone is known for it’s coffee that it has theme park just for it! As a traveler you will able experience the regions of how coffee is made and celebrated. Further you will able to experience the amazing sound, fashion and food the country has to offer.
18. Vienna, Austria
Another phenomenon European Country that just happen to have the Number one title of having the best Coffee in the World. Besides holding title of having the current best travel coffee destination,this country holds hearts of both film and history enthusiasts EVERYWHERE!
Oh oh La La! This amazing country is known for being one fashion’s capital cities, but did you know its also for being one greatest places to receive your new coffee drink : The Latte. If you’re feeling the desire of expensive taste then my friend it is Paris you go to. Ce’st La leve!
16. Tokyo, Japan
Has been stealing many hearts since the beginning of dawn,with Manga, Anime,fashion and food.But now this Asian island and city has brought a new title to its belt in recent years with Coffee by opening cat cafes taking the internet by storm this year. Like What?! If you love all things Art then make this Asian Island your Numero Uno destination.
15. Istanbul, Turkey
If you wanted go outside of the scope of your normal international trips. Then Turkey is your destination! This large and beautiful country will drive your sense crazy with its enriching Ancestral history , food and colorful clothing.But did you know it can also be the place where you find old and new coffee blends.
Besides being the muse of the Lion King ,visual travel board. It’s know also to have a unique coffee taste that will bring you close to African Continent. with an amazing wildlife,nightlife and fashion. this beautiful sub-Saharan African country can be first stop to your African coffee tour.
13. San Marcos, Costa Rica
Another Southern American that you can see the process of how your favourite coffee is made. Also you can see the cutest and dangerous wild life,culture and food. If you want spontaneously go see Latin American than I would suggest to go see those sleuths if I were you.
12.Wellington, New Zealand
Besides being the destination to seek adventure, you can find the best coffee. You can get the best of both best world as you will not only get your adrenaline kick and Zen moment. If you want to experience Pacific way of life, than this destination is for you!
The birthplace of the global franchise of Starbucks. This Untied State city is where you can find a combination of lifestyles, activities and everything nice. If you want to experience the USA appetite ,you might need to unbuckle those pants cause you are going be double served ( Trust Me) .
10. Stockholm, Sweden
One of the many Safest Countries in Europe and continues to be a favourite on family night. Now you can add their coffee to your breakfast routine. If you want experience peacefulness and sense of community all over Europe then this the place for you.
Are you surprised as I am? This industrial city and country that was known for only has reached the charts of being the best place to drink coffee. This European country will satisfy every person interest from it’s fantasizing fashion to it’s very interesting history.
8. Dak Lak,Vietnam
Since either you love or hate the food , you might as do the same with their Coffee. In recent years this small city has become the “it ” place for coffee.This Asian can a be stop pit of your world tour or at least your nearest grocery store.
7. Melbourne, Australia
G’day Mate. Greetings from Down under! This adventurous country is anything but boring, so imagine how interesting their coffee is! Imagine as traveler you would be able to hug Kola and then go new favourite cafe near by ocean! I can just see it now!
6. Havana, Cuba
Probably the Hardest and coolest country that one would want visit! If you a action fanatic than Latin Caribbean Country is up me and yours alley. With such colorful architecture, soulful language and heart full food.There is no way you couldn’t seek it and add to your bucket list.
I know you tired of seeing these European Countries being mentioned a lot .But I promise this the last one I will mention ( at least this on post). Known for providing icy hot tubs that will fuel your inner model to inner explorer. You can unleash these inner feelings by explore this intensely beautiful Country with mesmerizing landscapes and people.
4.Quebec City, Quebec,Canada
There might may basis of this beautiful city and Province since I have traveled to Montreal . This European-inspired province has ” little bit of Paris” from the amazing fashion ,uphill street walk to the food. There isn’t anything that would live your mouth-watering than its amazing coffee.
3. Perak, Malaysia
As much as this country has experiencing many controversies,there are many things it has gotten right from beginning with the their coffee.If you ever want to go all the out, Malaysia is the place to fulfil your appetite for adverture , fashion and culture. This would another considered trip to collection of places you -want- to -go- but- can’t- afford -to list.
Besides climbing one the highest mountain in Africa. You can bring the same energy on the ground beginning with a HUGE cup of JOE. From a regal culture to vibrant people, this country exudes self- confidence as they take pride in who they are.
Here are some Oceanbits before No.1
- Vancouver, Canada
- Taipei, Taiwan
- Portland, Oregon, USA
- Jakarta, Indonesia
- Sao Paulo, Brazil
1. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Although I personally haven’t been to this amazing country or city, I LOVED their coffee through my travel of Curcao. If you wanted taste to riches and bitterness of this African country that will you make mad for more as it for me.