Kasia Writes

36 Flips | 3 Magazines | 33 Likes | 44 Following | 42 Followers | @KasiaWrites | Travelling the world in the footsteps of history and blogging about it. Forever Indiana Jones wanna be.

Visiting the Grand Canyon National Park | kasiawrites - travel blog

I don’t think anything can prepare you for visiting the Grand Canyon National Park. No matter how many times I’ve seen it on-screen, real life blew …

National Parks

Las Vegas history: beyond the glitz and glamour | kasiawrites - travel blog

It’s hard to imagine a time before the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas. But before the endless slot machines, flashing lights and constant partying, …

Las Vegas

Lisbon's Castelo de Sao Jorge | kasiawrites - travel blog

With breathtaking views and plenty of historical charm, Castelo de Sao Jorge was a must stop for us while in Lisbon. Dating back to mid-11th century, …

European Travel

PATH: Navigating Toronto's underground tunnels | kasiawrites - travel blog

Toronto’s underground tunnels, known as the PATH, offer a range of shops, restaurants and services. This network of pedestrian walkways that span …

Toronto

Tips on what to do in Prague | kasiawrites - travel blog

I’m trying to remember exactly when Prague made it onto my bucket list. It’s one of those places that you hear about and see images of that captivate …

Visiting Shanghai, Pearl of the Orient | kasiawrites - travel blog

After they gray skies of Beijing and a more traditional Chinese experience, I was ready for the glitz of Shanghai. After all, visiting Shanghai, …

Asia Travel

Discover Italy for an experience of a lifetime | kasiawrites - travel blog

I’ve had a somewhat tumultuous relationship with Italy for years. It started out as a serious crush and became a full-blown thing with my first trip …

Visiting the Forbidden City in Beijing | kasiawrites - travel blog

Hello Beijing<p>As a history buff, I was thrilled to visit Beijing when I went to China. With over 3,000 years of history, this is the oldest place I …

How to choose the best cruise line for you | kasiawrites - travel blog

Is cruising right for you<p>Cruising can be a great way to see new places, meet new people and find new experiences. I remember being so excited before …

To all the places I have loved before | kasiawrites - travel blog

So many places, so little time<p>The more of the world you see, the more places you fall in love with. There are places simply made for having a great …

Barcelona, finding Gaudi and Sagrada Familia | kasiawrites - travel blog

As one of Europe’s most visited cities, Barcelona has always been a place I wanted to see. I couldn’t wait to stroll along the La Rambla just like so …

Travel destinations to obsess about | kasiawrites - travel blog

Each year I discover a number of new places that I want to visit. In addition to my existing bucket list, these places become an obsession that comes …

Amsterdam's museums and architecture | kasiawrites - travel blog

What started as a small fishing village around the year 1200, has become one of the most visited cities in Europe. Amsterdam’s museums, culture and …

10 Places to visit when you travel to Canada | kasiawrites - travel blog

The world needs more Canada<p>Canada, or the Great White North, is a great place for an adventure. It’s a vast country with a diverse geography and …

72 Hours in Porto, Portugal | kasiawrites - travel blog

What’s in a name?<p>We arrived in Porto on a sunny afternoon, eager to explore the city. As we were still riding high on the awesomeness of Portugal we …

European Travel

Dubrovnik for the history lover in you | kasiawrites - travel blog

The arrival<p>Getting off the ferry and onto the pier in the Old City of Dubrovnik was like stepping back in time. Imposing medieval walls rose in front …

18 Places to Visit through Dan Brown’s Novels

Through Dan Brown’s best-selling novels, you can travel to sacred sites and marvel at modern masterpieces. Here are 18 destinations you can visit …

Leonardo Da Vinci

TRAVELING TO MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA GUIDE: IT'S SAFE, GO!

IT’S SAFE – GO!<p>After booking a trip to travel to Medellín, everyone kept asking why I would ever go there and that it was so unsafe. Unfortunately, …

Mykonos or Santorini? What you need to know | kasiawrites - travel blog

As far as the Greek islands go, most people are probably most familiar with either Mykonos or Santorini. While both are excellent choices, you might …

London in a day | kasiawrites - travel blog

London calling!<p>I was beyond excited to finally visit London. A city that is steeped in history marked by loss, heartbreak, victory and triumph. It’s …

Where does your wanderlust come from? | kasiawrites - travel blog

A wanderlust gene?<p>Ever wonder what causes some people to constantly roam the world in search of adventure while others stay put most of their lives? …

What you need to know before heading to Iceland | kasiawrites - travel blog

Iceland is the new black<p>To say I am a big fan of Iceland is a bit of an understatement. You have probably noticed this if you’re following me on …

Autumn colours to fall in love with | kasiawrites - travel blog

I feel very happy that I live in a place that has four distinct (although that’s been questionable lately) seasons. Each has its merits and I can …

Palacio Nacional da Ajuda in Lisbon | kasiawrites - travel blog

We stumbled upon the Palacio Nacional da Ajuda quite accidentally while sightseeing in Lisbon. Although we were originally looking for a different …

Paris is always a good idea | kasiawrites - travel blog

Paris has been fascinating masses for centuries and beckoning people of all walks of life. Part rebellious, part scandalous, a little bit naughty and …

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The world needs more Canada<p>Canada, or the Great White North, is a great place for an adventure. It’s a vast country with a diverse geography and …

Toronto's hidden gems - Osgoode Hall | kasiawrites - travel blog

Osgoode Hall is located in downtown Toronto, right next door to the City Hall. In the last couple of decades I’ve walked past and around this …

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One of my favourite neighbourhoods in Toronto is the Historic Distillery District. What was once acclaimed as the largest distillery in the world, …

Las Vegas