Destination: Athens, Greece

The Parthenon (July 2006). Although Athens was not the final destination of our two-week trip along the Mediterranean, it was the last place that I had visited and did not return to during my time living in Europe a decade later. In fact, I did not return to Greece in my adulthood, and so all … Continue reading Destination: Athens, Greece

Destination: Florence, Italy

Views of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo (July 2006). Firenze or Florence? Ah, the age-old question...It's a subtlety that I had no idea about, and it wasn't until I looked it up that I understood the difference. Essentially, "Firenze" is how the Italians call it, and "Florence" is the English version, derived from "Florentia" in the … Continue reading Destination: Florence, Italy

10 Favorite Bridges from Around the World

Couple of months ago, I came across a post from Anita of 100 Country Trek about some of her favorite bridges from around the world. While she only posted three photos from three countries, her post has inspired me to write a post about my personal favorite bridges across the globe. I thank her for … Continue reading 10 Favorite Bridges from Around the World

Hometown Challenge: My Favorite Photos of Los Angeles

Earlier this month, Jess from I've Bean Travelling did a photo challenge in which she shared her favorite photos of her hometown, Toronto. Inspired by this simple, yet poignant idea of showcasing one's home city, I've decided to go ahead and do one of my own, Los Angeles. I was born and raised in the … Continue reading Hometown Challenge: My Favorite Photos of Los Angeles

Travel Challenge– Day 1

Hey, folks! I was nominated by fellow travel blogger Anita from 100 Country Trek (thanks, dear!) to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel pictures, and 10 nominations. It is fun to search through my favorite photos, bringing back … Continue reading Travel Challenge– Day 1