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Hong Kong’s Wet Markets

Hong Kong’s Wet Markets are a fun way to acquaint yourself with the Hong Kong of yesterday, the town that existed here before the sky-high skyscrapers began to surround the traditional outdoor markets. There are several wet markets around Hong Kong, with

hong kong wet market

Hong Kong’s Wet Markets

Hong Kong’s Wet Markets are a fun way to acquaint yourself with the Hong Kong of yesterday, the town that existed here before the sky-high skyscrapers began to surround the traditional outdoor markets. There are several wet markets around Hong Kong, with

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Napa Valley

Napa Valley is perfect for a quick getaway from San Francisco. After just an hour’s drive you find yourself in a completely different setting, with rolling hills covered in lush vines on both sides of the road. The area has several

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Napa Valley

Napa Valley is perfect for a quick getaway from San Francisco. After just an hour’s drive you find yourself in a completely different setting, with rolling hills covered in lush vines on both sides of the road. The area has several

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Naantali

This summer was extremely fortunate for me in a multitude of ways. One of those ways was definitely the fact that from early May to early September I stayed put in Finland, finally getting a chance to tour some nearby destinations,

naantali finland

Naantali

This summer was extremely fortunate for me in a multitude of ways. One of those ways was definitely the fact that from early May to early September I stayed put in Finland, finally getting a chance to tour some nearby destinations,

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Ferries to Toronto’s Islands

That’s right. Toronto has islands. Not many people seem to know that there is an interconnected set of islands just a short cruise away from Toronto’s city center. Ferries departing from Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal have regular services connecting the

toronto ferries

Ferries to Toronto’s Islands

That’s right. Toronto has islands. Not many people seem to know that there is an interconnected set of islands just a short cruise away from Toronto’s city center. Ferries departing from Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal have regular services connecting the

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Last Days of Summer in Mykonos

The last days of summer are a magical time. Each golden sunset seems even more beautiful and each hot summer night even more visceral, because it’s the last of its kind – at least until next summer. This year I ended my

mykonos

Last Days of Summer in Mykonos

The last days of summer are a magical time. Each golden sunset seems even more beautiful and each hot summer night even more visceral, because it’s the last of its kind – at least until next summer. This year I ended my

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Night Falls on Hong Kong

There’s a specifically frenetic energy in Hong Kong that I’ve never felt anywhere else. My favorite moments in the city are those just before darkness. There’s an electricity in the air as the night slowly descends upon the city. Soon

hong kong night

Night Falls on Hong Kong

There’s a specifically frenetic energy in Hong Kong that I’ve never felt anywhere else. My favorite moments in the city are those just before darkness. There’s an electricity in the air as the night slowly descends upon the city. Soon

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Summering in Tuscany

I’ve always loved the word summering. Making a verb of a specific season feels so 1980s nouveau riche, sort of like peppering your English sentences with some French or Italian phrases to seem more cultured. It feels like the kind of thing

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Summering in Tuscany

I’ve always loved the word summering. Making a verb of a specific season feels so 1980s nouveau riche, sort of like peppering your English sentences with some French or Italian phrases to seem more cultured. It feels like the kind of thing