Stories and photographs from visits to old alleyways and scenic landscapes

North America

Spending an afternoon at Joshua Tree National Park

Spending an afternoon at Joshua Tree National Park

A day trip to the Joshua Tree National Park is a must if you are visiting Los Angeles, after two and a half hours of drive, you will be transported to a true desert wilderness like no other! I visited the park mid of July, […]

City Destination: Cleveland

City Destination: Cleveland

I was grateful for having a chance to live at the center of downtown Cleveland for two weeks due to work assignment – let alone, i might not consider visiting this city as a tourist. It was great that i have discovered it – with […]

The Niagara on the Lake Effect

The Niagara on the Lake Effect

When visiting Niagara Falls, one must make Niagara on the Lake a side trip, which is only around 30-mins drive away. The small town is known for its wineries, the summer Shaw Festival – a series of theater productions and culinary excellence. The flower-filled, tree-lined […]

The Niagara Wine Trail

The Niagara Wine Trail

“Where the soil, the slope, the sunshine, the warmth, the rainfall and the craftsmanship all matter. Together, they give us better grapes. And better grapes give us better wine.” – VQA Ontario has three primary grape-growing regions, where the soil and climate create unique growing conditions: […]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (“The MET”) is the largest art museum in the US located in New York City with an overwhelming collection of more than 2 million works divided among the 17 curatorial departments. I suggest to concentrate on these five must see […]

Best views of New York City

Best views of New York City

I’ve rounded up the best places to get a stunning view of NYC skyscrapers, skyline, city, architecture and urbanity. The street is still the best place for me to marvel NYC – getting closer to a building means seeing its character and knowing its history! […]

Somewhere in time at Mackinac Island –

Somewhere in time at Mackinac Island –

A look to the past – Mackinac island relieves its history everyday, one can experience them through the forts, museums and the Victorian downtown.     A summer destination – the island offers plenty of summer events and festivals such as lilac and fudge, women’s […]