20 Jan, 2012 in Washington DC
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Washington DC has some superb museums to keep you busy. Some serve as obvious musts for incoming tourists and some are perhaps a bit more off the usual itineraries and are located a bit further away from the central Washington DC Mall.   Since I was naturally drawn to Washington's Chinatown area, not too far […]

1 Oct, 2011 in Toronto
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Didn’t have much time to visit all the wonderful museums that Toronto has to offer, so when I asked for a recommendation to something more special I was directed to Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum. It is, as you’ve probably guessed from the name, about shoes – or “footware” – with collections from different cultures, places […]

2 Apr, 2008 in Taiwan

It never ceases to amaze me the things I find around Tainan, and those two places I visited this Sunday in the middle of no-where countryside Tainan County were just unbelievably remarkable. I’ll start with the first one. How Taiwan, a country the size of Israel with a sensitive political situation, has been able to […]

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