I started this year with a visit to Australia and a stop at Sydney, so this will be a good way to wrap this year. My last day in Sydney before heading back out I spent exploring the Royal Botanic
Berlin is a vibrant cultural city with much to see and do dealing with a complicated past. In every street corner you’ll have reminders of the troubled past and in-your-face reminders of dark times as Germany confronts its own history head on.
The problem was I arrived in Valencia after visiting Barcelona, Girona, and Figueres, and so the charming old central area of Valencia was just, let’s say, okay. Sure, you get your lovely architecture, a grand cathedral, a lively local market,
Guangzhou has seen tremendous growth in the 4 years I’ve lived in this region. In my recent visit to Guangzhou, almost 3 years after my last visit, I was surprised to see just how much Guangzhou has changed. The Asian