Monthly Archives: May 2016

Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife. The original shrine was built in 1920, but was unfortunately destroyed during World War II. Rebuilt in 1958, the new Meiji Shrine is one

Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife. The original shrine was built in 1920, but was unfortunately destroyed during World War II. Rebuilt in 1958, the new Meiji Shrine is one

Afternoons in Palermo

Sicily has a very special feel to it, predominantly rural and somehow stuck in days long past, but the Italian island is much more than just ancient vineyards and olive groves or dry fields and winding country roads. Palermo, the island’s

Afternoons in Palermo

Sicily has a very special feel to it, predominantly rural and somehow stuck in days long past, but the Italian island is much more than just ancient vineyards and olive groves or dry fields and winding country roads. Palermo, the island’s

Summers in Suomenlinna: Helsinki’s Sea Fortress

Suomenlinna plays a big role in all my summers. This former maritime fortress just off the coast of Helsinki is a wonderful place to spend a sunny summer afternoon. There are a lot of interesting things to explore on the

Summers in Suomenlinna: Helsinki’s Sea Fortress

Suomenlinna plays a big role in all my summers. This former maritime fortress just off the coast of Helsinki is a wonderful place to spend a sunny summer afternoon. There are a lot of interesting things to explore on the

Moondance Festival: Clubbing in a 15th Century Croatian Castle

Trogir is a perfect slice of quintessential Croatia. Palm lined promenades dotted with flashy luxury yachts, fantastic outdoor restaurants standing in the shade of beautiful limestone buildings and a magnificent old town with a maze of narrow alleys. All this, surrounded

Moondance Festival: Clubbing in a 15th Century Croatian Castle

Trogir is a perfect slice of quintessential Croatia. Palm lined promenades dotted with flashy luxury yachts, fantastic outdoor restaurants standing in the shade of beautiful limestone buildings and a magnificent old town with a maze of narrow alleys. All this, surrounded

Warsaw’s Traditional Milk Bars

Warsaw’s Milk Bars have been an integral part of Polish cuisine for decades. These cafeteria style establishments were first opened during the Communist era, in a time of massive food shortage, to help feed the masses. Nowadays the milk bars still

Warsaw’s Traditional Milk Bars

Warsaw’s Milk Bars have been an integral part of Polish cuisine for decades. These cafeteria style establishments were first opened during the Communist era, in a time of massive food shortage, to help feed the masses. Nowadays the milk bars still

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Black & White / NYC

New York City is one of those places that look even better in black and white. Although devoid of color, these pictures are full of life.

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Black & White / NYC

New York City is one of those places that look even better in black and white. Although devoid of color, these pictures are full of life.

Magnificent Marigot Bay

Marigot Bay is located in the lush tropical paradise of Saint Lucia, rising like a bright green emerald from the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. The picture-perfect bay takes beauty to a whole new level. Island life moves at a decidedly slower

Magnificent Marigot Bay

Marigot Bay is located in the lush tropical paradise of Saint Lucia, rising like a bright green emerald from the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. The picture-perfect bay takes beauty to a whole new level. Island life moves at a decidedly slower