• Animated portrait of the author of Days of Hanako

    A Comic Blog

    These days, it seems like everybody has a blog. But get this. I met a Japanese woman in Toronto, Canada, who has a comic blog – Days of Hanako.

  • Maui

    Hawaiian Adventures

    Aloha! Ever dreamed of going to Hawaii? Well, I certainly did. My dream came true – three times! There’s more to Hawaii than just a tropical getaway. Here are my Hawaiian adventures.

  • 2014 The Year-of-the Horse

    The Year of the Horse

      The Year of the Snake has slithered away and the Year of the Horse has galloped in. January 31 is a new year in the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Gong Xi Fat Cai!

  • The metropolitan area has 1.9 million people.

    Zurich: New Year, New Country

      It’s a new year, and I’m in a new city and a new country. Grüezi from Switzerland! Zurich sits on a finger lake nestled in the foothills. The only skyscrapers here are church steeples and mountains. On a clear day, you can see the Swiss Alps in the distance.

  • This is the Sagrada Familia.

    New Year’s Eve in Barcelona

      It’s well into 2014, but I want to share how I spent the last days of 2013.

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This is the Sagrada Familia.

New Year’s Eve in Barcelona

  It’s well into 2014, but I want to share how I spent the last days of 2013. After a quiet Christmas in Zurich, my partner and I decided to go to Barcelona for a few days. That’s one of the great things about being in Europe. It’s so easy to go to other countries. […]

A bird's eye view of Tarot Garden near the entrance.

A Wonderland of Sculptures in Tuscany

Nestled in the hills of Tuscany, off the beaten track, is a hidden gem. It’s called Il Giardino dei Tarocchi, or Tarot Garden. Most tourists don’t know about this place. I certainly didn’t until my friend who lives in the area told me about it. “I want to take you to a park,” Rosie says. […]

The metropolitan area has 1.9 million people.

Zurich: New Year, New Country

  It’s a new year, and I’m in a new city and a new country. Grüezi from Switzerland! Zurich sits on a finger lake nestled in the foothills. The only skyscrapers here are church steeples and mountains. On a clear day, you can see the Swiss Alps in the distance. I left Toronto in mid […]

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