Gracias, Madrid

Well, with all this staying at home, it’s a good time to head back through the archives in order to post on the trips I had been on after my Copenhagen trip, oh so long ago. Let’s start off with Madrid.  Madrid es muy interesante  (Madrid is very interesting.).  Yep, since my trip to Spain … More Gracias, Madrid

Amster~damn

Chinese New Year was quite early this year – end of January – so I thought it would be a good opportunity to get some cooler weather in and revisit Amsterdam.  Being that I had a bit of extra time this trip, I planned on hitting up Rotterdam and Den Haag as well.  I missed … More Amster~damn

Two decades of Japan

At the turn of the millennium, I left behind family and friends for the first time in my life and headed East to Japan.  To say that it was a big decision is a monumental understatement:  it was wholly transformative.  The other day it hit me that this year is the 20th “anniversary” of the … More Two decades of Japan

An Eye for Architecture

I entered a photo contest recently.  The theme was “Architectutral Photography”.  I didn’t win.  I didn’t really expect to but it would have been nice as the top prize was a two-light Siros outdoor set (rechargeable and cordless) from Broncolor worth about $3500 USD.  However, it did sort of inspire me to dig through my … More An Eye for Architecture

CNY in Florence  春節でフィレンゼに行って来ます

For the past several years, my Chinese New Year holidays have been spent in Europe as a way of taking advantage of the low-season there and avoiding the high-season chaos in Asia.  This year was no different as I headed off to Florence, Italy – with a day trip by train to nearby Siena thrown … More CNY in Florence  春節でフィレンゼに行って来ます

First, some scuba shots まず、スクーバで写真

Sorry it’s been so long but now that the summer holidays are officially over, let the postings commence.  Over the course of the summer break, I was first back home to Vancouver (my apologies to anyone I wasn’t able to contact while in the neighbourhood) and then off to Dublin, Ireland for 10 days before returning to Hong Kong last … More First, some scuba shots まず、スクーバで写真