A Cultural Reference: Helsinki

The way I travel. Before I leave for a place I like to read about it; see it in a movie. When I leave, I like to hang on to the memories of… Continue reading

Still Edinburgh

Prepping for my annual trip home to Scotland and browsing photographs from last August’s visit. I lose a little bit of Edinburgh the longer I am gone. There is still a thin, but… Continue reading

The Doors and Windows of Tallinn

A Walk through Downtown Honolulu

“In Honolulu’s lawless hive, where vessels of all flags and nations arrive and depart daily, a man may change his name and history between entrée and dessert.” — David Mitchell; Cloud Atlas Read… Continue reading

In Pictures: Manoa Falls Hike

After a mile and half hike through lush forest, the waterfall at the end of the trail was somewhat underwhelming.

Discovering Ohio

I have just started writing for Discovering Ohio, the Ohio Department Tourism’s blog. Here is my first post on last weekend’s Dublin Irish Festival

Around O’ahu with a Sweet Tooth

Dessert is my favorite meal, as if that were not quite obvious already. O’ahu was good to me in this respect; the variety of sugary tasty goodness comes in many forms and is… Continue reading

A Hui Hou

It’s been a while. Posting pictures from my last few weeks in Hawaii.

P.J Harvey at Terminal 5, NYC

My Travel Memories Taste Like Sugar: Sweden/Denmark/Iceland/Finland

Food is memory. My memories of places are informed by the taste of the sweet things I ate there. Pic n’ Mix in Scandinavia Every time that I arrive at Malmö Central Station… Continue reading