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#StoriesFromMyTrip – Floyd & Anca

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Stories From My Trip

I told Floyd that I wanted to see him and Anca for dinner on my first day in Amsterdam. We set the time and place to meet up and I remember walking and eventually running towards them when I saw both of them eagerly waiting for me right by the river next to Amsterdam Centraal. I remember having that emotional but joyful feeling you get when you see familiar faces after over 24hr of flights, […]

The Tourist

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I used to hate being called a tourist, even worst, travel like one. Just like when this slightly older German Turkish guy dropped that one word statement-like-question to me, “Tourist?” The very sound of that word irked me, but I nodded along and said yes. The guy was just being friendly and I appreciated it. I saw him and his wife (maybe girlfriend, I dunno) walked into this Halal fast food outlet called Risa on […]

#StoriesFromMyTrip – Roya

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The moment Roya walked into my hostel room that first afternoon in Amsterdam, I could already sensed a cool, badass woman I wanted to get to know more of. She had a leather jacket on and a gorgeous red tribal scarf wrapped around her neck and a pair of boots to pair. But it was that side-shaved, upper volume haircut that got my attention… how I wished my recently trimmed short hair is as cool. […]