There is something absolutely enchanting about this place. You’ll get lost in its labyrinth-ish streets, within its medieval and contemporary architecture, and the colorful sights and sounds, not to mention the culinary experience, and don’t forget the Port Wine! Advertisements Continue reading Porto! Oporto! Oh Porto!
Crisp cooler air and daytime gets shorter by the day, Fall season is here! I think there’s no other better description for Autumn (aside from apples, pumpkins and corn!) but the changing colors of the leaves. While the day starts to shorten, the leaves began to dry up and change to different cascades of yellow, red and orange hues. As I always describe it, It’s … Continue reading Falling leaves, Autumn Colors
Every third Wednesday of October each year, the small town of Circleville Ohio transforms into a venue for a grand Pumpkin extravaganza! The Circleville Pumpkin Show lasts for about 4 days and is considered to be the largest festival in the USA that is solely dedicated to Autumn’s most popular vegetable, the mighty Pumpkin. This year, the show did not disappoint. from the cutest, weirdest shapes, to … Continue reading Pumpkin show in Ohio!
Happy 100th birthday to the US National Park Service! I always tell people that my “disneyland” are the national parks. If given the option to choose, I’d much rather visit a national park or monument (both natural and historical) than a theme park. Maybe its the old soul in me, but I always stand in awe of all the natural wonders a national park can offer … Continue reading Happy Centennial to US National Park Service!
It’s that time of the year again; when the sun starts to set early, when you start to feel the chilly air, and the leaves change its color and withers. Autumn prepares you for the cold winter days ahead. In autumn, before the nights become longer, its as if nature gives its one last display of colors before hibernating. Here are some autumn scene around Liege. Continue reading Autumn in Liege, Belgium
The canals are vital to Amsterdam. Without these network of canals that runs throughout the city, the Amsterdam we know today may have never existed. Nowadays, tourists and visitors of Amsterdam sometimes overlook the rich historical and cultural values of these canals with the more popular spots, such as the red light district and different museums. But for me, just roaming and getting lost within … Continue reading Canals of Amsterdam
Ask any locals in Liége how to find the Grand Curtius and they would probably say “that big red building/mansion along the river Meuse”. Walk along the road beside the river Meuse along the Quai La Batte (where the famous La Batte market every Sunday is located) towards Quai de Maestricht, just right before Pont Maghin (Maghin Bridge) and you will see indeed a “big red … Continue reading The Grand Curtius Museum