One of the last getaways I did before leaving Europe and relocating to Europe was a daytrip to Koblenz in western Germany, on the intersection of the Rhine river with the Moselle river. The point where the rivers meet is spectacular,
Around this time last year I made a quick daytrip during a very hectic month to see the nearby Bonn. The best way to get your bearing and see some of the beauty of Bonn is to go to one
You can’t miss it, it’s a very visible impressive building. Either from the hill tops, walking through downtown Budapest, or cruising through the Danube river, you’ll probably run into the Hungarian Parliament Building. It also helps that this is the largest
Around newyears time I was visiting the Hague area and had a chance to drop in to the nearby Rotterdam for the first time to see the city in the freezing cold following a night of buzzing and partying. The
While visiting Israel this year I was fortunate to get a tour of northern Israel by a friend born and raised in the area. One of the places we visited on that wonderful day was Kibbutz Dafna, which is one
To sum up my visit to the lovely city of Austin Texas, here’s a wrap up of my posts on Austin followed by a short walking tour around the area of downtown. My posts on Austin : University of
Just when I think I’ve seen almost everything that the Hong Kong area has to offer, something new comes up. Two hours from Hong Kong on a ferry to mainland China’s Guangdong province is an area near Foshan called Shunde.
Arriving at any city, at any place in the world, I try to get a feel of the local life by simply talking walks. While this may sound obvious, it’s not always that simple. Being a foreigner in a strange
One of Shanghai’s most recognizable symbols is the skyline of the new Pudong skyscrapers from the boardwalk on the Bund side. It is indeed quite a sight, though still pale in comparison to the long & shiny Hong Kong skyline.
Tai O Village, located at the western side of Hong Kong’s Lantau Island is a quiet little fishing town that contrasts all that’s stereotypical Hong Kong. Very simple life, some parts almost poverty stricken, mainly based on fishing, Tai O