20 Dec, 2014 in France, Visions
Visions of France (45)

After a long absence from Europe, I got to spend a couple of wonderful weeks in Paris and roaming around France. To my delight, I was joined by some of my charming family to head out from the Paris airport east to explore the wonders of Champagne province. From there, we roamed around circling Paris […]

21 Nov, 2014 in France
Le Touquet beach (3)

France has some great beaches. Although my recent visit to France was not beach oriented, but after an overload of castles, estates, wine/champagne, and colonial history, a break was long overdue, and so the familia decided to make a detour up north and find a nice beach to relax for a couple of hours. The […]

27 Jul, 2014 in Sanya
Sanya Beach Hainan-012

If you’re looking for beaches in China, then Sanya in Hainan is probably the best you’ll be able to find. Unfortunately, it’s not up to par with other amazing beach destinations in the area (Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan-Penghu, Cambodia and even Vietnam-Nhatrang and Hong Kong-Saikung) and it’s unbelievably crowded and over commercialized. The Chinese are also […]

6 Apr, 2014 in Itineraries, New Orleans
MardiGrasWorldNewOrleans011 thumb Mardi Gras World : New Orleans new orleans

While I was based in Tallahassee Florida I rented a car and made my way towards a conference (SPSP2013) taking place at New Orleans. It was a wonderful trip, New Orleans was absolutely fascinating with the crazy Mardi Gras traditions, and the road between Tallahassee and New Orleans offered plenty of wonderful beaches and attractions […]

8 Oct, 2013 in Kamakura
Yuigahama Beach - Kamakura Japan (2)

Japan is not what comes to mind when you think about beaches. But in my recent trip to explore the lovely Kamakura, a daytrip from Tokyo, I had the most pleasant surprise. Near Hase was Yuigahama Beach, a lovely stretch of beach that made for some especially lovely photography.       …

28 Sep, 2013 in HK Places
Cheung Chau - HK (11)

Cheung Chau has a special charm. Every time I visit this little island – one of Hong Kong’s many outlying islands – I discover something new, and every time it’s a very pleasant and relaxing retreat.   These photos captured on my mobile show a bit more of the local life on the …

27 Sep, 2013 in HK Places

Lots of nice beaches to enjoy in Hong Kong. One nice option is you’re visiting the Stanley area in southern Hong Kong island is St. Stephen’s Beach, about 10 minutes walk from the more crowded main Stanley beach. It offers clear sand, decent water, and the charming Stanley scenery and central HK island in the […]

5 Aug, 2013 in Florida
New Smyrna Beach Florida (27)

Want to see another gorgeous Florida beach? adding to my growing collection of posts about the wonderful beaches all around Florida state in the United States is the New Smyrna Beach. After visiting the exciting Kennedy Space Center, I headed up north towards Daytona Beach. On the way, the local guides were hailing a local […]

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