Mainely Maine

I love the US. I won’t lie, I have loved it since I was a child and read books too big for my small head. The first book I read of John…

Te Amo Cartagena

Cartagena catches me by surprise and I don’t even know why. Our hotel is right next to the beach and within 24 hours I get the beach glow. You know, the one…

Five Must See States In the US

The United States of America is humongous. There are 50 states in all, each one with its unique identity. You can travel from one state in the East Coast to another in…

From Taipei With Love

There are too many places in Taipei that surprise me. From upscale Xinyi district to the fashion-forward and very young Ximending. Taipei is a mishmash of colors and passions. The day of…

Ilha Formosa

Before this trip, I had no idea about the extent of Japanese domination as a world power. Then I go to Taiwan and understand why the first time I met Nel I…

A Table In Taipei

I have never experienced jet lag before so I don’t know how to handle this. I am asleep in the daytime and fully awake at night which is perfect for a city…

The Other Side of Things

I had always heard that the Canadian side of Niagara had a better view. So when I moved to Canada, of course I had to check it out. It is July 2015.…

Boston Strong

Boston is old white money. Lots of it. You can smell it when you walk down Tremont and Boylston and taste it if you venture by Hanover. Boston is a well maintained…