Holiday Train Show at the Botanical Garden, New York City

Holiday Train Show at the Botanical Garden, New York City

The holidays may be over, but you can still hang on to those festive feelings with a trip to the New York Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show.  Each year the creators assemble together a month and a half long extravagant feast for the eyes that appeals to all ages from the young to old.  Intricately [...]

Paris by Night, France

Paris by Night, France

In light of recent events, this is a simple Paris appreciation post dedicated to the romantic and elegant atmosphere of this enigmatic city of France.  I only had a short visit here with not many chances to explore, but the time and parts that I did get to see, were magnificent. Strolling along the banks of the [...]

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

Oh Iceland... despite an unpleasant send off by getting patted down from airport security for being a person of interest, I still heart you as one of my favorite countries to visit. More on that later if you are interested. I am starting off in the city of Reykjavik where its amazing food and friendly people are a nice [...]

Carmel, New York : Chuang Yen Monastery

Carmel, New York : Chuang Yen Monastery

An absolute sense of calmness and serenity envelope your body the minute you set yourself onto its ground.  There is a quietness to its surrounding that makes it seems sacred but still inviting.  One does not have to be of a specific faith to visit Chuang Yen Monastery as proven by its melting pot of [...]

Brooklyn, New York : Sakura Matsuri 2015

Brooklyn, New York : Sakura Matsuri 2015

If you happen to find yourself a little lost on the subway as to where to get off so that you don't miss your stop going to Brooklyn's Botanical Garden, have no fear.  Just simply follow Sailor Moon and her geisha friend, they will show you the way.  At least that was what I had to do and [...]