Visit Spain’s Pink Hanami that Eclipses Japan: Aitona

At the outskirts of Catalunya, just before you set foot in the Aragon province, a true natural fiesta awaits to tickle your senses, come spring . I head out to Aitona, the small village a stone’s throw away from Lleida. … More Visit Spain’s Pink Hanami that Eclipses Japan: Aitona

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

My Honest Opinion of Shangri La’s #WithAView Kerry Hotel Hong Kong

How many hotels have this 9.1 Superb rating on Booking.com, out of  2,005 reviews ? Not that many, really. And Shangri La’s newer addition – Kerry Hotel Hong Kong – deserves it fully! This is not a sponsored or comped post, just my honest opinion;  it’s aimed to hopefully help filter down on the myriad of online “recommendations” (honest … More My Honest Opinion of Shangri La’s #WithAView Kerry Hotel Hong Kong

My Hong Kong Microadventures: A 3-Day Planner

Planning a short stay in Hong Kong? Let me tell you about mine, and you can hopefully plan yours ! Hong Kong was one of those destinations which kept getting the back seat, for some reason; a combination of ‘the world is so big, what do I want to see first?’ with ‘this year was … More My Hong Kong Microadventures: A 3-Day Planner

Tai Pan Book Review : The Founding of Hong Kong as described by J. Clavell

Tai Pan Book Review Another month, another country. Another Readathon. Although my readathon page has suffered from quiet drought, behind the scenes many readathons did, in fact, occur, keeping as always good company: en route to Zanzibar, while exploring Spanish gems, and most recently: en route to Hong Kong. I had not read James Clavell’s … More Tai Pan Book Review : The Founding of Hong Kong as described by J. Clavell

My 50 Reasons to Visit Spain, Part One: The Nature

One of the many reasons to visit Spain is the country’s incredible natural diversity. I’ve been lucky to be living in Spain for almost two years now, and so in 2018, I made it my blog’s primary goal to shed more light to the hidden wonders. So below, I’ve gathered for you some of my … More My 50 Reasons to Visit Spain, Part One: The Nature

Spain Microadventures: Hiking in Parrisal de Beceite

Parrisal de Beceite: The Spanish Mini-Plitvice Set at the border between Catalunya and Aragon, on a winding route lined by olive trees and towering cliffs, this Spanish Hidden Gem was stuck on my retina for almost one month, while I’ve struggled to find time to write about it. So on the day of Merce, while … More Spain Microadventures: Hiking in Parrisal de Beceite