I’m in Ireland for a week. Belfast to be exact because I would need a different visa to get across to Dublin. Of all the things I’ve heard about Ireland, it is “The Troubles” that stand out most. The Troubles took place during a period of ethno-nationalist conflict and political violence in Northern Ireland, Read More

I just love the outdoors. Spaces and landscapes that include gardens, lakes, mountains, oceans, long winding roads, turn me on! It’s pure exhilaration and gratuitous peace. So two days into my visit to Stirling, I am in the back of a rented car on a road trip across Scotland. After three hours of driving, Read More

I have a dream to someday visit all of the Wonders of the World.  This time, it’s the Great Wall of China. Built between the 5th century B.C. and the 16th century, the Great Wall is a 4000-mile, stone and earth fortification built to protect the Chinese empire from invading Mongols. This makes it the, Read More

Poznań in Poland is a gorgeous historical city. It is colourful, clean, and totally camera friendly. The Main Square in the Old Town is, in itself, packed with museums, monuments, and historical landmarks that tell a tale of Poland’s past, and definitely worth visiting. I have arrived in Poznań from Berlin. I am staying at Blooms Inn and Apartments, a charming, historical, Read More