• 8 Places Worth Escaping to For Winter Sun

    I’m currently preparing for my upcoming trip to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands for some much needed vitamin D top-up this January. As Londoners, we are pretty lucky to be living in the GMT zone where it’s a short hop-and-skip to some nearby Mediterranean destinations. However, I think the choices are endless when it comes

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  • Stockholm: An Island City Paradise

    I have been to Stockholm before, many many moons ago. In fact, exactly 19. I was born in Northern China. When I was little, I had a brief stop in Stockholm while my parents were on their way to the United States. We settled in New York City eventually, but Stockholm left a lasting impression

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  • The Ü-Berlin – In This Amazing City

    Could I love a city just as much as London and New York? Dear readers, I think I may have just found a city to fill this role. Berlin has most of everything that can put a city on the new cool list. With an international community, growing food scene, vibrant nightlife, and to top it all

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  • Alpine Adventure – A Weekend in Val Thorens

    I’ve just spent the last weekend in Val Thorens in the French Alps exploring all the wonderful things loved by skiers and non-skiers alike. Unlike many of my friends, the closest I ever got to skiing was on a snowboard in the Killington Mountains in Vermont a few years ago. I made the fatal mistake of

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  • Rome Food Guide: How to Eat Like a Local in Rome

    Why have I never visited the ‘Eternal City’? I had a few close encounters in Italy, when I was travelling with some college friends during my year abroad in London. It is mostly in the North as we made our way down from Venice to Milan, Florence and Pisa. However, we never made it to

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  • New Yorker in Magical Prague

    “You know, I think you will love it. Prague is a beautiful city, you might not want to come back…” my friend’s voice was still playing in the back of my head as we landed at Prague’s Václav Havel Airport. I looked out from the window of my seat as the friendly cab driver picked us

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  • Cruising Tenerife Islands

    Ever since I read the attention grabbing article “a massive tidal wave scheduled from Canary Island volcano” on the BBC (or the Beeb), I was fascinated with this interesting part of the world. After all, there was a little bit of self preservation interest at heart, as America’s East Coast will potentially be one of

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