I’m reading through the CNN travel report circa 2011 and wondering why the dutch don’t have a mention as one of the coolest nationalities in the world. Because I think they are […]
Foodie, travel addict and human rights activist. The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes
Macabre freak exhibition or a study of the human anatomy?
The prospect of dying has always seemed frightening if not enigmatic, subject to varying interpretations and descriptions, the avoidance of a direct mention but rather safely enclosed in euphemisms like “kicked the […]
When is the best time to visit Keukenhof?
What does one of the greatest painters of the 19th century have to do with flowers? Everything,..if you are headed to Keukenhof. This year, the biggest spring garden in the world is […]
Have you been to Matongé?
The quintessential African guy or gal somewhat has it at the back of their minds that they are out here for a season; the main reason to gather a place, a name […]
Jurmala in Winter
Jurmala in winter has a wild wild West vibe to it. Its’ streets are clean-swept, lined by colorful but lifeless homes of varying sizes. Skeletal trees loom tall eerily and the few people […]
Where are you now?
“There’s nothing to see!” “It’s boring!” “It’s cold”..”No huskies here,” “If you’d like to see reindeers visit the zoo!” “Go to Italy, it’s warmer there now!” I would not be where I […]
A Mediaeval Romance in Brugge
It is easy to love Brugge. The town is shadowed in mediaeval times; filled with gothic and baroque monuments, picturesque cobbled lanes, tiny bridges and canals at every turn, the waters either […]
Amsterdam is not just about the Red Light District
I am passing by the De Wallen and I cannot help but steal glances at the girls standing under the glow of the red neon-lit windows. They are dressed in skimpy silky lingerie […]
Out with the old, in with the new!
2014 has ended and all I can say is ….Woooaaahhh!! What a ride.. When the year crossed over into 2014; I was in Almere, close to the Dutch capital with friends…drinks and cameras in hand, […]
I am standing at the front of the crowd, enthusiastically taking in the sights and sounds, happily snapping away with my Nikon, without missing a beat or a motion, when I realize […]