4 Aug, 2016 in HK Hikes
Tung Lung Chau Island Hong Kong (21)

Hong Kong is my second home. I’ve live in Hong Kong for many years and I’ve had plenty of time to explore most of the places in Hong Kong. Even though Hong Kong is one of the most diverse exciting cities in the world, I did a pretty good job of covering almost everything, and […]

3 Aug, 2016 in Mexico City
Museo Nacional de las Culturas - Mexico City-001

The historic center of Mexico City is filled with great attractions, like the Great Pyramid of Tenochtitlán and Museo del Templo Mayor. In the area are also a few local museums featuring some of the local arts and culture. One of those is the Museo Nacional de las Culturas, a national museum dedicated to world […]

2 Aug, 2016 in Gdansk
Opener Music Festival 2016 Gdansk Poland (26)

In my recent trip to Gdansk in Poland I discovered there was a big music festival playing in the nearby Gdynia, with big names like Florence and the Machine, Red Hot Chilli, PJ Harvey, and many others. So, I decided to go for the first day featuring Florence. And it was pretty amazing. It’s probably […]

30 Jul, 2016 in Sintra
Park National Palace of Pena Sintra Portugal (3)

One of the highlights of beautiful Sintra, a quick daytrip from Lisbon in Portugal, is the Park and National Palace of Pena. It’s a 19th century UNESCO heritage Romanticist castle on top of a mountain overlooking the town of Sintra from above. I visited quite a few castles around my world over the years, but this Disney like […]

29 Jul, 2016 in Limburg

I was visiting northern Limburg with my parents, and after roaming around and seeing white town Thorn and some of the nearby lakes, we decided to head over and check out Roermond. Turns out that Roermond features a very large outlet center and my parents wanted to see if there was anything interesting to bring […]

25 Jul, 2016 in Maastricht
Museum aan het Vrijthof Maastricht (19)

In mid April Maastricht in southern Netherlands hosted its first Museum night (“Museumnacht Maastricht”). From 8pm to 12pm all museums in Maastricht were open to the public and hosting funky events. That’s when I realized that Maastricht actually has quite a few specialty museums, and that night I visited 3 of those. The last of those […]

23 Jul, 2016 in Boquete
Finca La Milagrosa Coffee Plantation Tour - Boquoete Panama (17)

In my short stop in Boquete up on the central mountains of Panama I did a couple of tours. The first was a horseback riding hotsprings tour I wrote about before, and in the rainy afternoon we were taken to the coffee plantation to hear a bit about the blooming Panama coffee industry and see […]

22 Jul, 2016 in Limburg
Valkenburg Castle Netherlands (20)

Valkenburg, only a 20 minutes drive east of Maastricht is a gorgeous little town with lots to see and do. Surprisingly for the Netherlands, there are hills, and so many of the Valkenburg highlights are about things that are either on top or under the hills. There are hills with chairlifts (A GoGo Valkenburg), and […]

21 Jul, 2016 in Belgrade
Gardos Belgrade Serbia (1)

On my last day in Belgrade I crossed the river to the southern side of Zemun, to climb up to the Gardos Tower to get views of Belgrade from afar. This tower dates back to 1896, and located in what used to be an old fortress and town, now a lively Gardos area, a cool […]

20 Jul, 2016 in Limburg
Wilhelmina Tower Vaalserberg Netherlands (1)

One of the great things of living in Maastricht down in the southern Dutch region of Limburg is that it’s very close to the border with Belgium and Germany. There is one area in Vaals, where you can stand on the exact point where the three countries supposedly meet. If you’re looking for grand panoramic scenic views of […]

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