1 Jan, 2018 in Cienfuegos, Visions

Coming down from Havana and Vinales to explore a bit of central Cuba, I only had a day to spend in Cienfuegos, but even during that day I was able to see and explore quite a lot, much in thanks to my very friendly and efficient Airbnb host. Once I arrived, a taxi driver took […]

30 Dec, 2017 in Sicily, Visions

Earlier this year I had the chance to join my family to a holiday trip around the gorgeous Italian island of Sicily. From Taormina, with the beaches of Cefalu and Mondello, to the gorgeous Etna active volcano mountain. Along the way, we also made several stops in interesting towns, Catania, Enna, and Monreale, with historical […]

29 Dec, 2017 in The Hague, Visions

My first visit to the Hague was back in 2014, as I was transitioning from Asia to the US and was just blown away by how nice the Netherlands. It took me over a year, to somehow make it back to live in the Netherlands, but further down south in the Limburg province. I thought […]

27 Dec, 2017 in Greece, Visions

Greece has been very high on my travel TODO list for long, but have never found the time to go visit. I’ve recently concluded two years of living in Europe and then had to move back to Asia and realized that I might have spent all that time in Europe but not visit Greece. I […]

25 Dec, 2017 in Lithuania, Visions

After realizing I have not visited much of north-eastern Europe I took a quick look on a weekend getaway to Lithuania. First stop was Vilnius which left a very positive impression on me. With the little time I had, I also had the chance to venture out of Vilnius towards the west and visit Trakai, […]

24 Dec, 2017 in Alajuela, Visions

I began my Costa Rican adventures renting a car at San Jose and heading off to the north towards La Fortuna. First stop the La Paz Waterfall, a waterfall areas turned eco-Disney land that made me realize just how touristic and commercial Costa Rican “eco-travel” is. Still, can’t beat paved hikes to some gorgeous nature, […]

23 Dec, 2017 in Visions, Zurich

Earlier this year I had a chance to visit Geneva and Lausanne, at the French speaking side of Switzerland, but it was only later that year that I was able to take a trip to see the northern German speaking side, with Zurich being the big city of that area. I was expecting much larger […]

22 Dec, 2017 in Visions

I had a month to explore Central America, and took the opportunity to visit Cuba for almost two weeks, a destination I’ve been meaning to go visit for a long time. First stop was Havana, the capital, the center and by far the most developed of the cities in the country, for better or worse. […]

19 Dec, 2017 in Nicaragua, Visions

The last stop on my trip around Central America after Cuba and Costa Rica was Nicaragua. Compared to the ease of travel in Costa Rica, Nicaragua was rough and far less developed for the midrange to upscale tourist. I rented a car at San Jose in Costa Rica and returned the car at the Costa […]

16 Dec, 2017 in Timisoara, Visions

During my last month in Europe before moving to Asia, I tried to see as much as possible from Europe in parts I have not visited before. Examining the Europe map I realized I have not visited any of the former Soviet north-east, aside from Russia, which was said to be very different, and so […]

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