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Paris Paris Paris!!! Day 2

  Palace of Versailles View this post on Instagram Golden Gilded Gate – Palace of Versailles #chateaudeversailles #palaceofversailles #goldengate #clearbluesky A post shared by @ iamj0n0k on Apr 30, 2017… Read more Paris Paris Paris!!! Day 2

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Roman Holiday – Part 1

Ahh… Roman Holiday, a 60s romantic chick flick with actress Audrey Hepburn shot in the city of Rome. View this post on Instagram #hello #Rome A post shared by @ iamj0n0k on Sep 22, 2015 at 4:51am PDT View this post on Instagram #Rome A post shared by @ iamj0n0k on Sep 22, 2015 at 4:56am PDT A rather interesting city – modern and yet with pockets of historical sites, with excavation still on-going in some sites. Almost felt like traveling in a time machine viewing snippets of the city once ruled… Read more Roman Holiday – Part 1

Wanderlust – Budget Traveler Tips

As a solo backpacker I am always on a lookout for the best travel deals, and i am constantly looking at ways how i can stretch my dollar or… looking for ways to channel my daily spendings to get airline miles. Cheap air-tickets 1. Sign-up with the major airlines to get updates and promotional mails from them. Firstly, they are free (if you don’t mind receiving junk emails). And you get enrolled to their frequent flyer programme. Typically, at the beginning of each year airlines will blast out promotional flights to the major cities. The rationale… Read more Wanderlust – Budget Traveler Tips

Pompeii & Mt Vesuvius

Southern Italy is known for it’s scenic coastal view, pizza and… historical site – ancient city of Pompeii. An ancient Roman city that was buried under volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 75 AD. It was later discovered in the 18th century with most of the things in the city intact! Touring of the south is incomplete without visiting this historical site. View this post on Instagram #pompeii #naples A post shared by @ iamj0n0k on Sep 19, 2015 at 4:27am PDT View this post on Instagram #pompeii #naples… Read more Pompeii & Mt Vesuvius

Spanish Quarters, Naples

Naples, the 3rd city in my 15 days Italy backpacking trip. Naples or Napoli in Italian sits on the southern part of Italy, a city with magnificent coastal view. The people there tend to speak louder and with more hands gesture as compared to Venice and Florence. First place which i explored in the city after dropping off my backpack is the Spanish Quarters or Quartieri Spagnoli in Italian. My host in Venice did advise me against wandering around in that area but i went ahead. View this post on… Read more Spanish Quarters, Naples