My trip to Sri Lanka was cut short due to riots taking place in central Sri Lanka between the Buddhists and the Muslims. As I was coming out from the lovely Kandy Royal Botanical Gardens, my driver rushed to me
On my last day in Cambridge, during a gloomy rainy day, I made my last stop at a local ‘attraction’ to visit the Cambridge University Botanical Gardens, which was close to my B&B near the train station. It started out
Last of the wonderful Miami Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens posts is about their butterflies collection. The gardens have it all – flowers, trees, plants, art, and … butterflies. I love taking photos of butterflies, and they have a wonderful collection.
I spent the last Christmas and Newyears holiday season in New York City with the familia, and if there’s one thing you can count on it’s that NYC on holiday season is going to be expensive. Very expensive. But, we
The day after a relaxed stay at the beautiful Treasure Island we headed up to explore Saint Petersburg. Of all the local attractions we decided to make our first stop at the Saint Petersburg Sunken Gardens, a charming botanical gardens
I visited the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens while in Gainesville for an academic conference with the University of Florida (SSSP 2012). A lovely Gainesville student couple were sweet to host me while in Gainesville and were the ones to suggest visiting
Simply put, another supersized zoo meets amusement park surrounded by nature – Korean style. Not sure this is what I’d recommend culture addicts roaming Korea for local experience but if you’re already in the area to visit the nearby parks
It’s been almost 10 years since I last visited Washington DC during my Sep 2001 trip to the US. It was just following the national tragedy so the atmosphere was that of mourning and shock and I naturally joined the