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Bonifacio A Corsican holiday

The first thing I think of when I look back at my recent trip to the Corsican town of Bonifacio is the wind — my hair was flying all over the place.

Hidden gems of Croatia

It was raining when our taxi made its way into the Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia, in spring. I had fallen asleep on the journey, as always, and remember waking up every now and then to a...

Tales from the land of the rising sun

ESCAPING THE SUMMER HEAT IN NIKKO

November 5, 2019
November 5, 2019

Bonifacio A Corsican holiday

The first thing I think of when I look back at my recent trip to the Corsican town of Bonifacio is the wind — my hair was flying all over the place.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

Hidden gems of Croatia

It was raining when our taxi made its way into the Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia, in spring. I had fallen asleep on the journey, as always, and remember waking up every now and then to a...

October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019

Tales from the land of the rising sun

ESCAPING THE SUMMER HEAT IN NIKKO

October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

Sweet tooth in Paris

We spent an entire day stomping through the cobbled streets of the city, hunting down sweets to wolf down. Here's how it went.

July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018

The Key West and Earnest Hemingway's Cats

The island of Key West in Florida once held a special place in the life of Earnest Hemingway. In spite of having read and admired some of his works, I was quite unaware of this connection until,...

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Yellowstone National Park

We had been waiting for a good 20 minutes— and nothing! The Old Faithful, as the famous geyser is called, remained silent.

May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017

Xi'an: the dead and the living

One has to walk considerably to get to the location, which is smack right in the middle of farmland and sunny hills.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

A year in Thailand

Solitude is a remarkable thing; it can make a philosopher out of anyone. I spent a quiet year in the south of Thailand in a place called Songkhla.

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Have Food, Will Travel

A most curious thing happened recently. I realized that while people love to reminisce over the wonderful places from past vacations, the only thing I remember is the food. The glorious, glorious...