“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.” oscar wilde LONDON | ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM 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 yes,
“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 carousel outside of
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
“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