Exploring the world, one story at a time. Travel stories, adventures and photos from around the globe.
“I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.”
Toronto’s most wicked street party takes place every year on Halloween night, October 31st. Hundreds of Halloween-dressed revelers converge at the Village (Church & Wellesley): scary zombies, clowns, trumps, witches, skeletons and other bloody creatures being treated by sexy nurses – plus a mixture of funny penguins, high tech robots, big head babies and even a pair of huge dinosaurs.
It was a dark, cold, rainy day – perfect for Halloween.
October 1st is the World Sake Day and we are celebrating!
Made from fermented rice, sake is the national beverage of Japan. Sake can be served at the room temperature, hot or cold – depending on the type of sake. With 18% – 20% alcohol, sake is not a strong drink. Easy to drink, but so easy to get drunk!
Follow my “sake” story from wonderful Japan.
It depends of your travel style and if you travel alone or in a group. My travel philosophy consists in not relying entirely on maps, but rather getting lost – and using a combination of transportation vehicles and walking – a lot of walking, on average 40 km per day.
Spending my first afternoon in Lisbon, the time came for a full day of sightseeing. “Lisbon in one day” is a two part series photographic journey starting with Alfama and ending with Chiado and Bairro Alto neighborhoods of Lisbon.
“Get lost for a while, and find your target later”
“When you arrive in Hiroshima you can look around and for 25 and perhaps 30 square miles you can see hardly a building. It gives you an empty feeling in the stomach to see such man-made devastation.” – Wilfred Burchett
74 years ago, on this day, the world’s first atomic bomb was dropped by a US bomber over the city of Hiroshima.
The time was 8:15 a.m., as recorded by this watch that remained still once the explosion reached the ground.
Close to Krabi airport in Thailand and just a short boat ride to Railay Beach, Ao Nang is a lovely beach town with modern hotels, very good sea food restaurants and a vibrant night market.
We were lucky to enjoy the most beautiful sunsets here and also being spared by the tropical storm Pabuk who created havoc on the east coast of Thailand.