Canada

A lot of the famous cities around the world have their own giant Ferris wheel. Montreal was beginning to get a bit jealous so in 2017 we inaugurated our own. La Grande Roue (The Big Wheel), as it is called…

South Africa

The Imizamo Yethu township located in the Hout Bay area of South Africa is considered to be an “informal settlement”. It is said to house over 30 000 people living in impoverished conditions. You can understand that being an informal…

Portugal

For my week in Lisbon, I opted to stay right in the middle of things. I booked all my nights at My Story Hotel Augusta and it was fantastic. As expected from a lot of places in Europe, the room…

Italy

Venice is a wonderful place. Your feet will hurt after hours and hours spent getting lost and wandering around the city but you’ll want to do it again next day. For some weird reason, I found myself unexplainably attracted to…

France

Somewhere in Paris, there was a little fair. There was a little Ferris wheel, a carousel, games and lots of kids. This stall was specialized in ice creams, slushes, candies and various kinds of sugary goodness. What made this stall…

United States

I had the opportunity to visit Las Vegas for a few days. Sure, officially I was there to attend a conference for work but honestly, this place constantly just felt like a giant playground for grown-ups. The organizers of such…

Mexico

The God of the Winds Temple is one of the many archeological sites of the Tulum region of Mexico. Being a well preserved Mayan site, Tulum attracts thousands of tourists each year. Despite not being as impressive as other sites…

Japan

Japan always has an unusual little trick up its sleeves and I love it. Food ticket machines are part of that. You’ll occasionally come upon a restaurant with a ticket vending machine near the entrance. It can be outside or…

Portugal

I had no intentions of going to Portugal. Last minute decisions and circumstances however changed that and Lisbon turned out to be one of my favourite European city thus far. The only research done for this trip was concerning the…