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Recent Asia Stories

Photo Essay: People of Nepal

Photo Essay: People of Nepal

The people of Nepal poses a magnetizing allure in their eyes. My photo essay from Nepal includes Kathmandu and hiking in the Himalayas ...
India: There is more to Goa than parties, hippies and drugs

India: There is more to Goa than parties, hippies and drugs

Goa, one of the wealthiest and smallest states in India, was a Portuguese colony for 450 years until 1961. The centuries-long colonial rule left a strong European cultural influence in ...
Japanese nature in Autumn

Photo essay: Autumnal leafs changing in Japan

Japan is famed for its glorious autumnal transformation when nature brightens up the skies with the colorful leafs ...
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Recent Australia / Pacific Stories

Waiheke Island: the bohemian spirit of New Zealand

Waiheke Island: the bohemian spirit of New Zealand

Blissful Mediterranean lifestyle in the South Pacific Ocean? New Zealand is more known for its sheep, dramatic verdant landscapes, and rugby, rather than olive groves, umbrella shadow casting pines, and la ...
Tasmania: stalking the Tasmanian Devil

Tasmania: stalking the Tasmanian Devil

As a child I had been always fascinated by the Warner Bros. cartoon of the Tasmanian Devil. Taz had his allure. With mouth wide open in most scenes, his teeth ...
Tasmania: windswept beauty of a remote Australian island

Tasmania: windswept beauty of a remote Australian island

Spending time in Tasmania, the rocky, rural and remote mass of land in the Southern hemisphere, shifts one’s race car powered engine into a historic automobile’s phlegmatic attitude. In a ...
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Recent Europe Stories

Hiking Côte d'Azur: challenge the Maritime Alps on foot

Hiking Côte d’Azur: challenge the Maritime Alps on foot

Unlike the splendid but easy coastal trails on Côte d'Azur, the more challenging hikes grip the soul with bird's-eye azure horizons. Not far from the Mediterranean shores hikers, mountain bikers and ...
Hiking Côte d'Azur: be drawn into the soul soothing Mediterranean on these coastal trails

Hiking Côte d’Azur: be drawn into the soul soothing Mediterranean on these coastal trails

Hiking Côte d'Azur is what the savvy locals do. Unlike by the gym consumed Americans, the French have more outdoor spirits. Enticed by the nature's cajoling perfumes, its soothing sonatas ...
Greek street art in Athens is rising in time of austerity

Greek street art in Athens is rising in time of austerity

When you hear about Greece these days the echo beats the Greeks protesting against the austere measures imposed by its heavily indebted Government or the cries of the refugees swimming ...
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Recent North America Stories

Rejuvenate on the hip Miami beach strip through organic food, spa, yoga and nightlife

Rejuvenate on the hip Miami beach strip through organic food, spa, yoga and nightlife

If Las Vegas had a beach it would probably look like South Beach. This long strip of pure sand washed by a pristine Caribbean-blue ocean is to Miami what Leblon ...
San Miguel d'Allende: where time stops, art flourishes

San Miguel d’Allende: where time stops, art flourishes

San Miguel d'Allende, the artsy, calm, colonial town nested in the El Baijo lowlands about a three-hour drive from Mexico City, can be best defined by its warm colors. The ...
North Fork: touring family farms on the tip of Long Island

North Fork: touring family farms on the tip of Long Island

Densely farmed as it was for centuries, abundant with oysters, organic vegetable patches, blooming orchards, and attentively groomed animals, the area was once the breadbasket of Manhattan and it is ...
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Recent South America Stories

Buenos Aires: a trip-worth expression of Latin America's street art

Buenos Aires: a trip-worth expression of Latin America’s street art

Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina is where a metropolis meets an affluent heritage contrasted by its harsh current life. The epitome of untamed politics of the South American continent, ...
Cartagena de Indias: embark on romance in Latin America

Cartagena de Indias: embark on romance in Latin America

People like to romanticize Cartagena. As the horse coaches leisurely clap through its narrow cobbled streets, and the setting sun caresses the colorful heritage façades with its gentle soft and ...
Mendoza: feed your senses where Andes meet the vines of Argentina

Mendoza: feed your senses where Andes meet the vines of Argentina

Rocks, dust and a scorching sun are the most likely setting for a cacti show, not for the verdant bushes of vines rolling up from the mountains bottoms towards the ...
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