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Eating Local in Berlin

_DSC0159Berlin’s the perfect city to be a foodie. There’s a wide spectrum of street food, vendor markets and restaurants ranging from hole-in-the-wall to over-the-top. And in Berlin, the latest big push for establishments is going locavore. Continue reading

Sand Pagodas in Bang Saen

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Usually, I spend Songkran burrowed in my apartment with take-out or on some remote island. The world’s biggest water fight, Thai New Year, totally freaks me out! I hate getting shot with water guns and slopped with chalk, and if you’re out on the street, you’re considered fair game!

But this year, I decided to come out of hiding and get right into the action filming for The iTravel Channel in Baeng San.

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One Weekend in Bangkok

bangkokArriving in Bangkok, I always feek like I could kiss the ground. It’s just the kind of city that feels at home no matter what you’re into – adventure-seeker, foodie, luxury addict, low-key pool lounger or (like me) a little bit of everything. Best of all, in Thailand’s cosmopolitan and vibrant capital, it’s easy to do it all on the cheap. Continue reading

Schönhauser Blues

lagerfeld“Gentrification” is the ultimate buzzword in Berlin these days. But I was surprised to find another neighbourhood besides the much-moaned about Neukölln and Kreuzberg changing dramatically: Mitte, the city’s prime shopping haunt. Continue reading

Full House

ImageLast night, I had the pleasure of attending a class-act dinner party for my friend Florian’s birthday. Him and his girlfriend Diana (a former editor at Travel & Leisure Southeast Asia and one of my best friends from Bangkok) live in a WG in Kreuzkölln. Quick backstory: This 3000 sqm-ish space used to be one of the most prominent gay WGs in Berlin, before the current owner bought it in the late ’80s. Continue reading

Hey, how are you?

introAs a journalist keeping up with today’s online world, this blog has been a long time coming. The last few years of my life have been a rollercoaster  — I left home (Canada)  to see the world and didn’t come back. Continue reading