from short trips to traveling the world
& living abroad

from short trips to traveling the world & living abroad

40 Fun Facts About Japan

40 Fun Facts About Japan

Japan, with a population of roughly 126 million, is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with high-rise-filled cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and thousands of shrines and temples. Tokyo, the crowded capital, is known for its neon skyscrapers and...
24 Hours in Rome, Italy: What to See & Do

24 Hours in Rome, Italy: What to See & Do

The Highlights of Rome, Italy I had the pleasure of spending the rainy months of January and February living in Rome so I know the city reasonably well. And even though it rained a lot and was quite a bit colder than I imagined romantic Rome to be, I fell in love...
Leiden (The Netherlands) in Pictures

Leiden (The Netherlands) in Pictures

Leiden, an attractive medium-sized city with a beautiful, large historic center Leiden is my hometown, the city where I was born and educated and yet never really appreciated until after I left… Situated about 40 kilometers south of Amsterdam, Leiden started its...