Monthly Archives: March 2017
Florence or Firenze has a very special place in Italian history and culture. At the heart of Tuscany, the entire city seems to be a masterpiece of Renaissance art and architecture. It would be a mistake to read it off as just another
As a citizen of a bilingual country (Finland), I’ve gotten somewhat used to the idea of several official languages in one governing area. Still, the strength of the Swiss multilingualism came as a surprise to me. The official languages –
I can’t feel my face. It’s been a gentle winter, but these last few days have been ridiculously cold and dark. The frozen snow beneath my feet makes a scrunching sound that brings back unwanted memories from my childhood. I
Shibuya is always busy. Day and night, dawn and dusk, there are hordes formed by singular people, all going somewhere in a hurry. The world’s busiest pedestrian crossing is a gloriously organized chaos, disorienting yet somehow logical. It’s also a great
If anyone ever makes the mistake of asking me what my favorite travel destinations are, they’re in for a looooong list. One thing is for sure, though – San Francisco is always on that list! SF became one of my favorite cities
Siena is the undeniable jewel of Tuscany, with its medieval architecture and lively piazzas bringing to life a piece of history long gone. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is definitely worth a visit!
Lisbon is one of those cities that seems to be enveloped in a never-ending heat. The asphalt is literally steaming beneath my feet, and it’s only May. I’m so glad I’ve never been here in August. Besides the killer heat, Lisbon