Monthly Archives: February 2017

/ USA

Chinatown / NYC

New York City’s Chinatown is like a world of its own, full of many wonderful oddities. It’s a great spot for authentic Chinese cuisine, of course, including some of the best dim sum in the city/country. You can buy knock-off bags

/ USA

Chinatown / NYC

New York City’s Chinatown is like a world of its own, full of many wonderful oddities. It’s a great spot for authentic Chinese cuisine, of course, including some of the best dim sum in the city/country. You can buy knock-off bags

Finland: Into the Forest

The Finnish identity has always been strongly linked to nature. That’s not odd when you consider the facts. Finland is known as the land of a thousand lakes, it’s surrounded by the world’s largest archipelago of small islands, and to top it

Finland: Into the Forest

The Finnish identity has always been strongly linked to nature. That’s not odd when you consider the facts. Finland is known as the land of a thousand lakes, it’s surrounded by the world’s largest archipelago of small islands, and to top it

/ UK

A Rainy Day in London

I wake up feeling as if I couldn’t have slept much more than a minute or two. My mouth is as dry as a desert, and there’s a strange person next to me. I’m not quite sure where I am,

/ UK

A Rainy Day in London

I wake up feeling as if I couldn’t have slept much more than a minute or two. My mouth is as dry as a desert, and there’s a strange person next to me. I’m not quite sure where I am,

Beautiful Brussels

Brussels has something of a bad reputation, mostly for being a grey and gloomy city of European bureaucrats and politicians, running around in a never-ending rain while wearing ill-fitting suits and carrying small leather briefcases around. In reality the European capital,

Beautiful Brussels

Brussels has something of a bad reputation, mostly for being a grey and gloomy city of European bureaucrats and politicians, running around in a never-ending rain while wearing ill-fitting suits and carrying small leather briefcases around. In reality the European capital,

Asakusa After Dark

I love those moments just before dark, when the sky turns into a greyish blue canvas and the air seems to still itself just slightly. This is one of those moments. The always busy Nakamise-dori doesn’t disappoint, with people pushing and shoving

Asakusa After Dark

I love those moments just before dark, when the sky turns into a greyish blue canvas and the air seems to still itself just slightly. This is one of those moments. The always busy Nakamise-dori doesn’t disappoint, with people pushing and shoving

/ USA

Grand Central Market: A Foodie Haven in Downtown LA

Grand Central Market has been a beloved snack spot in Downtown Los Angeles since 1917, but the 100-year-old is still going strong, and somehow feels as fresh as ever. It’s a fun place to explore even if you’re not hungry, but I

/ USA

Grand Central Market: A Foodie Haven in Downtown LA

Grand Central Market has been a beloved snack spot in Downtown Los Angeles since 1917, but the 100-year-old is still going strong, and somehow feels as fresh as ever. It’s a fun place to explore even if you’re not hungry, but I

Prague in Pictures

A view above the city’s varied rooftops Atmospheric alleys in the old town Blue skies and beautiful architecture Colorful street art in the Mala Strana neighborhood Rush hour on the Charles Bridge, with Prague Castle in the background

Prague in Pictures

A view above the city’s varied rooftops Atmospheric alleys in the old town Blue skies and beautiful architecture Colorful street art in the Mala Strana neighborhood Rush hour on the Charles Bridge, with Prague Castle in the background