GOA – Is not all beach

A Portuguese mansion The Portuguese in their discovery phase, looking for spices and trade, sailed into Goa in western India in 1510 and stayed put for more than 450 years till they relinquished the territory to India in 1961.  The  occupancy left its mark in 17th-century churches and palatial Portuguese homes straddling the rural and urban…

Kelowna….Nature’s Playground

2018 has been a year , till now, of staying at home. A look back to the summer of 2016 through the playing fields of wine country….Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. “What good is the warmth of summer without the cold of winter to give it sweetness* or if winter is there can summer be far…

PIE IN THE OCEAN

‘This little Island packs a big punch. With adventure around every turn, beauty that’s hard to even believe and food that is out of this world, Prince Edward Island will charm you from tip-to-tip’. Summer 2017: Oceans and seas intimidate me so when family decided on a maritime adventure I was skeptical of stepping on…

Hong Kong …..Narratives

Hong Kong is…crowded, colourful, pristine, naturally green, temple-d….. the list could go on. You know you are in Hong Kong when you come across permanent fixtures of a city that surprisingly is always on the move. Revisiting on a short break, May 7-17, 2018, I stood captivated by a city that ‘is more than a place…