LONDON | ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde Believe it or not, Oscar Wilde may have become the most prolific playwright in London, but he was born in Dublin, Ireland. Yes, yes – the witty Mr. Wilde was Irish. And
PARIS | FRANCE “America is my country, and Paris is my hometown.” -Gertrude Stein The rumors are true, once you see and experience Paris, you can’t help but fall in love. Stroll through Le Marais, walk along the Seine and stop along to see Sainte-Chapelle, Notre Dame – see the
AMSTERDAM | NETHERLANDS After leaving Brussels, I headed north to Amsterdam. What can one see and explore in Amsterdam for 48 hours? I’d be happy to tell you. Tapas, stroopwafels, cafes, canals (165 of them), old churches, old women (well, not necessarily the women itself) among many, many other things.
BRUSSELS | BELGIUM When I realized that Brussels is only an hour north of Paris, I hopped on the next train north. Backpack filled with camera gear. Brussels is often referred to the capital of the European Union – most official government meetings and conferences are held in Brussels. Steeped
ICELAND “Leggja Höfuðið í Bleyti” The above quote is an Icelandic saying, “Lay your head in water” which means to think deeply or to ponder on a decision. Well, if there’s any place you can have deep thoughts, it would be in any place you choose in Iceland. Seven days
NEW YORK “No urban night is like a night in New York, squares after squares of flame. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.” -Ezra Pound New York is my home and my truest, greatest love. The city never hides anything from you.
“I remember as a child, leaning my head out the window – I would call my name out and the entire mountain would echo my name back to me. That was my moment of freedom, of liberation.” – Asma Khan, chef (Khan’s memory of a train, Darjeeling Express, in the foothills