Staying at a Castle in Normandy

My road trip around Normandy was a steady stream of highlights, with each village and castle more beautiful than the last. Still, even before the trip there was one place that I was especially looking forward to – Domaine Saint

Staying at a Castle in Normandy

My road trip around Normandy was a steady stream of highlights, with each village and castle more beautiful than the last. Still, even before the trip there was one place that I was especially looking forward to – Domaine Saint

Street Art in Toronto

Graffiti in Toronto is not limited to the peripheries of the city, the ill-reputed ghetto suburbs and the sides of train tracks. Instead the entire city seems to be drenched in color and shape so beautiful that it doesn’t really

Street Art in Toronto

Graffiti in Toronto is not limited to the peripheries of the city, the ill-reputed ghetto suburbs and the sides of train tracks. Instead the entire city seems to be drenched in color and shape so beautiful that it doesn’t really

Snapshot: Amsterdam, October 10th 2017

I visited a dear friend of mine in Amsterdam last month. We began our wild weekend with a large gathering of old friends, but by the beginning of the next week everyone else had returned home, and while my friend

Snapshot: Amsterdam, October 10th 2017

I visited a dear friend of mine in Amsterdam last month. We began our wild weekend with a large gathering of old friends, but by the beginning of the next week everyone else had returned home, and while my friend

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Two Birthday Cakes in New York

I have a bad habit of going overboard for my birthday. It’s more than normal among kids, but most people grow out of it as they get older, and start celebrating their birth in a more low-key way, maybe just

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Two Birthday Cakes in New York

I have a bad habit of going overboard for my birthday. It’s more than normal among kids, but most people grow out of it as they get older, and start celebrating their birth in a more low-key way, maybe just

Normandy for Foodies

Normandy is a veritable treasure trove for foodies, with its local delicacies celebrated all over the world. They have their world-famous apples, which are showcased in anything from pastries to ciders and calvados. Other legendary local delicacies include galettes and

Normandy for Foodies

Normandy is a veritable treasure trove for foodies, with its local delicacies celebrated all over the world. They have their world-famous apples, which are showcased in anything from pastries to ciders and calvados. Other legendary local delicacies include galettes and

Chasing Dracula: Bran Castle in Transylvania

Bran Castleย makes a strong impression as soon as you see it. Ominous and imposing, the Medieval castle sits on top of a steep hill in eastern Transylvania, surrounded by dark forests at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. It looks

Chasing Dracula: Bran Castle in Transylvania

Bran Castleย makes a strong impression as soon as you see it. Ominous and imposing, the Medieval castle sits on top of a steep hill in eastern Transylvania, surrounded by dark forests at the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. It looks

Kotka Maritime Festival

Finlandโ€™s largest urban festival is a joyful celebration that takes over the entire shoreline and downtown area of Kotka, located just about an hour away from the capital, Helsinki. The Maritime Festival is a peculiar combination of big war vessels,

Kotka Maritime Festival

Finlandโ€™s largest urban festival is a joyful celebration that takes over the entire shoreline and downtown area of Kotka, located just about an hour away from the capital, Helsinki. The Maritime Festival is a peculiar combination of big war vessels,