Cayo Santa Maria is another one of Cuba’s popular tourist destination. Working for an airline/tour operator, II had the opportunity to stay at the Valentin Perla Blanca hotel shortly after its opening. The hotel grounds were beautiful and the service was great. If you ever visit, be warned that there are a lot of mosquitoes at night.
Located 11km from Cape Town, this is Robben Island. You may have never heard of this place but you have surely heard of its most famous resident: Nelson Mandela. This is where Mr. Mandela was incarcerated for 18 years between 1964 an 1982. He later went on to become South Africa’s President.
It’s a scorching hot day in Rome. Stephanie and I arrived just a few hours ago but after a quick stop at the hotel, we’re already making our way through the city streets. Destination unknown.. Following the gernal direction fo the Vatican, we eventually end up at Castel Sant’Agnelo, also known as Hadrian’s Tomb.
Oh, Japan. Once you’ve been there, you know. You know that sickening feeling of wanting to go back again as soon as possible. You miss wandering Tokyo’s mgical alleways at night. You miss those soul searching moments in Koyasan. You miss those delicious flavours in your mouth. You miss those vending machines. Oh, Japan. Why are you...
A Durbar Square is a Royal Square. It’s basically the area surrounding the old Royal Palace. There are three such squares in the Kathmandu Valley. The first one pictured here is located in Kathmandu. The second one is in Bhaktapur and the last one in Patan. They are all three part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
With Covid restrictions lifted and the majority of people vaccinated, it was time to finally take a vacation outside of Canada. For our great Covid escape, Stéphanie and I chose to spend two weeks in Italy. We would start up in Rome, then make our way to La Spezia and visit the Cinque Terre region. After spending a few days exploring the five...
In May 2022, the company I work for decided to send me on a little business trip abroad. I do not usually post about the actual flights themselves but this one was a very special one. For starters, it was my first overseas flight since the Covid shutdown and I was greatly excited to be crossing the Atlantic Ocean once more. Secondly, this was an...
Summers are short in Quebec. It’s best to enjoy every single day of it. A great way to experience the summer sunset in the city, is by heading to the Clock Tower in the Old Port. If the conditions are right, you’ll be treated with a kaleidoscope of colors during the last few minutes sun light.
I know, climbing a volcano doesn’t sound like a very smart idea to a lot of you out there and that’s very justifiable. It is however one of the most unique and memorable experiences of my life. At more than 2300m (7800 ft) above sea level, the Santa Ana is El Salvador’s highest volcano.
I had been to France a few times before but it was never in my plans to go to Nice. My then girlfriend and her sister however, wanted to go so I went. Nice is a small but beautiful place to visit. The food is good, the climate is quite enjoyable and the scenery is picturesque. What more do you want?