Yubu Jima Island

The entire island of Yubu Jima is a subtropical garden, with more than 100 varieties of trees! Yubu Jima is the smallest island in the Yaeyama Archipelago.

Niagara Falls - Polar Vortex

Photos of the Niagara Falls during a polar vortex

Kabukicho RED Light District

An exploration of love hotels, host clubs and more.

Brisas Los Galeones

Trip to Brisas Los Galeones, Santiago de Cuba

Christmas on Four Continents

Christmas stories from Africa, America, Asia and Europe. Experiences and traditions from Gambia, Canada, Thailand and Romania.

Travel Quotes

Enjoy my favorite travel quotes coupled with stories I lived and photos I took during my travels. ”I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”

Autumn in North America

Sake barrels

Celebrating World Sake Day (October 1st) through a visit to a sake Brewery in Takayama, Japan. Follow my “sake” story from wonderful Japan.