Category Archives: Travel

Boston from the sky & the ramifications of an expat life

I’ve been living the expat life in London for four years now but my next trip to Boston is never far behind.  Every four months I’m back in Beantown making the rounds visiting family & friends and some of my long running favorite dining establishments.  I’m home often but my last visit surprised me deeply.

Tips on winter travel in Iceland

“I don’t know why people come to Iceland in this weather!” our car rental mechanic exclaimed when we were forced to take our car in for an emergency service on the 2nd day of the trip. The plastic underside of our Toyota RAV4 was hanging onto the car for dear life, scraping the pavement as we drove while collecting…

See, eat, stay: Reykjavik

For a city that is reputed for late night parties, Reykjavik has a pretty relaxed and dignified vibe to it.  Iceland’s capital is easily walkable and depending on where you are you can get a panoramic view of the North Atlantic Ocean along with the snow capped mountain behind it. We based ourselves in Reykjavik for three out…

Postcards from a wintry Iceland

Our recent long weekend trip to Iceland could be regarded as a failure. The land of fire and ice has been a long standing destination on my hit list, mainly for the chance to see the rhythmic dancing green of the Northern lights. It turns out we arrived just in time to experience a windstorm so severe that

Photo essay for Good Things Magazine :: Korea beyond kimchi

Freelancing is a pretty lonely job sometimes.  As much as I LOVE it, I do miss having colleagues from time to time.  Thankfully, every month starting from this past January I have a wonderful group of people I work with for Good Things Magazine, a luxury magazine based on food & travel.  We’re a team…

Top 3: surprises in South Korea

South Korea is an unlikely honeymoon destination to travel to.  It is a country known for being tech savy, K-dramas & pop and more recently plastic surgery.  I’m not too sure how we decided but in September we hopped on a 12 hour business class flight (thank you family and friends for the wedding gift…

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