La Bella Vita: A day on Lake Como

Lake Como, Italy – June 2019 Another day, another conference. There’s a meeting held every two years in Lugano, a lovely lakeside town in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland bordering Italy. I attended for the first time this year. After arriving in Milan, the closest big airport, I headed north and across the Swiss borderContinue reading “La Bella Vita: A day on Lake Como”

Island living on Cheung Chau

Cheung Chau, Hong Kong SAR – March 2019 Early this year I was in Hong Kong with my parents for a few days and we wanted to get out of the city for a bit. My dad suggested we take a boat to Cheung Chau. It was about a 40 minute ride on the ferryContinue reading “Island living on Cheung Chau”

Eating my way through Yaowarat, Bangkok’s Chinatown

Bangkok, Thailand – February 2019 It was the last day of the conference I was attending in Bangkok, and I found myself looking for something to do for a few hours. After scrolling through a few sites online, I zeroed in on a guided tour showcasing the street food of Yaowarat, the city’s Chinatown. HavingContinue reading “Eating my way through Yaowarat, Bangkok’s Chinatown”