Norway mountains

How I became more at ease with travelling alone

“Are you going away for the weekend?” a colleague asked me. “Yes, I’m flying to…


The painting in the mountains

“First I saw the mountains in the painting. Then I saw the painting in…


hong kong air pollution

Hong Kong air pollution in photos

You’ve probably heard about Hong Kong air pollution before. You might have read…


shanghai jewish ghetto

Shanghai Jewish Ghetto: a forgotten piece of history

Ticking off the tourist checklist is never the most rewarding part of a…


kyoto autumn foliage

A smile that took my breath away

There is a girl I want to tell you about. I caught sight of her in the lush and…