16 Off The Beaten Trips From Barcelona – by Car

Doubling down on my Spanish Best Of’s, this article is for those of you who have limited vacation days to spend this summer (don’t we all..) and want to get on some off the beaten trips from Barcelona The easiest  way to go off the beaten in Catalunya, Spain is to rent a car and then … More 16 Off The Beaten Trips From Barcelona – by Car

Forest Bathing & Waterfalls at Sant Miquel del Fai

When Summer Gets Hot It took me quite a while to post this, but I figured: summer is almost here, and the weather in Barcelona is all nice and balmy – so maybe we’ll even go at it again soon!What is IT? The stupendous waterfall at Sant Miquel del Fai , which had been on … More Forest Bathing & Waterfalls at Sant Miquel del Fai

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Hanami in Spain Turned Timewaste

This is the story of a group of Chinese tourists who came to visit the incredibly beautiful country called Spain. A story like many others unfortunately, and certainly one in which we don’t wish to find ourselves on our own travels. Our group took advantage of the chance to be in Barcelona during springtime and … More A Series of Unfortunate Events: Hanami in Spain Turned Timewaste

Visiting Palacio de Pena, or How to Duck Selfies

Brave in a New World Each new, beautiful and coveted place I visit , I find myself increasingly more annoyed by the new millennia selfie taking species. And it’s impossible to not feel some level of dissapointment and annoyance, as you try to duck the pictures of people whose seemingly sole reason for being in … More Visiting Palacio de Pena, or How to Duck Selfies

Visual Spain: My Favorite Posts on Instagram

I’ve had quite an adventure exploring my beautiful home away from home in the last two years, and I sure wrote about it, for you to enjoy the ride as well. This Visual Spain post has no words: I’ll let pictures speak instead. And not just my pictures, but those of some of my favorite … More Visual Spain: My Favorite Posts on Instagram

Hong Kong’s Amazing Bar Scene: Dragonfly

Far from claiming that a long weekend getaway to Hong Kong last October had suddenly turned me into an expert, I am, however, a believer that hidden gems will sometimes make themselves known best to the unassuming traveler. And this recent hidden bar addition to the Hong Kong bar scene (and spectacular Ashley Sutton creation) … More Hong Kong’s Amazing Bar Scene: Dragonfly

Why Go to Alsace in Winter: Straight out of Fairytales

A Winter Wonderland in Alsace This year, we’ve decided to celebrate the New Year at home. Gasp! Considering that home is Barcelona, and you can go pop a bottle on the beach at midnight, that’s not too shabby. But it did make me remember last year’s wintertime adventure, and how we came to it.. A … More Why Go to Alsace in Winter: Straight out of Fairytales

Hiking Hong Kong: the MacLehose Trail No. 2

Hiking the MacLehose Trail No. 2 Hiking in Hong Kong is an absolute must! On the very first day of our very short trip to Hong Kong, we went to the High Island Reservoir East Dam – an adventure to get there. After trying, and failing to efficiently communicate with the taxi driver at the … More Hiking Hong Kong: the MacLehose Trail No. 2