Compared to the thumping and thriving nightlife in Bangkok, Chiang Mai at night is sleepy and reserved. But, sleepy and reserved in a way that isn’t really sleepy or reserved at all. From backpacker enclaves to seedier lady bars, to local dives and the places where the hip and fabulous hang out, there’s something forContinue reading “Guide to Nightlife in Chiang Mai”
Sweet, gorgeous Chiang Mai. Located in northern Thailand, this city is everything Bangkok is not: it is peaceful, relaxing and blessedly less crowded. It’s easy to just get sucked into the city when traveling and decide to stick around longer. With so many affordable hotels and guest houses in Chiang Mai (we’re talking under $10Continue reading “5 Things to Do in Chiang Mai: a Mini Guide to Chiang Mai”
Tel Aviv. One of my favorite cities in the world (not just because my best friend happens to live there). It is a city I have been to three times in less than two years, and located in a country I have been to four times (which is tied with England for top visits). EveryContinue reading “10 things to do in Tel Aviv”
The birthplace of Lambrusco. Of Ferrari. Of Pavarotti. Of balsamic vinegar. Of magical sunsets dipping down behind ancient walls. This is Emilia Romagna, a stunning region in Italy where charm, history and modern-day life all merge together to create a place that is eponymous with what they imagine the country to offer.
I climb into the cherry road cockpit of the Ferrari, nervous. “I haven’t been behind the wheel of a car in months,” I explain to my instructor, clad in a jumpsuit the same bright red color as the car, the Ferrari emblem on his chest. He smiles and then leans over the car, showing meContinue reading “Life in the Ferrari Fast Lane”
Even in black and white, London is just magnificent. Enjoy this little photo essay of beautiful London!
Oh, Cinque Terre. With its emerald green tree-topped hills, brightly colored homes crawling up to the sky, steep drops of gray cliffs and a pounding (at times) blue Ligurian Sea, this gorgeous slice of Italian seaside is one of the most renowned — and recognized — places in the world.
Venice, Italy is quite a photographers dream. With the sparkling lagoons, tiny car-free lanes, buildings in a state of beautiful erosion, colors, lights, the historic landmarks and buildings … it is hard not to simply see Venice through the lens of a camera versus simply experiencing the UNESCO World Heritage site. Of course, during myContinue reading “Photos of Venice, Italy”
Venice, with it small canals, lagoons and tiny islands, is lacking one major thing: a beach. Or, so I used to think. More than a decade after my first visit to this photogenic city, I have one goal in the quick visit this time around with my momma: Visit the Venice beach I had heardContinue reading “Exploring the Venice beach”
Ljubljana, nestled in Slovenia, is the capital of the small Central European country. Combining Mediterranean beauty with art nouveau and baroque styles, the city is a potpourri of worlds, all meshing together to create a picturesque and gorgeous place. With thousands of cultural events in town, plus no shortage of attractions, along with having theContinue reading “Falling in love with Ljubljana: Part Two”