Sacramento: State Capitol in the state capital

I had the opportunity to visit Sacramento twice. People usually ask me why I like to go there because there seem to be a general consensus that there is nothing cool in Sacramento. I beg to differ! Continue reading “Sacramento: State Capitol in the state capital”

Death Valley makes me feel alive

I’m about to tell you about one of the hottest places on the planet as it is pouring rain outside in San Francisco. Death Valley is a personal favorite! Continue reading “Death Valley makes me feel alive”

Weekly photo challenge: eerie

This is my fourth participation in the Weekly photo challenge. This week’s theme is eerie. Continue reading “Weekly photo challenge: eerie”

Weekly photo challenge: horizon

This is my third participation in the Weekly photo challenge. This week’s theme is horizon. Continue reading “Weekly photo challenge: horizon”

Paris, je t’aime (part V): On a walk from the Louvre to Arc de Triomphe

This post will take you on the second part of the walk from Bastille to Arc de Triomphe. Did you appreciate the break in the middle? Continue reading “Paris, je t’aime (part V): On a walk from the Louvre to Arc de Triomphe”

Paris, je t’aime (part IV): On a walk from Bastille to Les Halles

This was actually a much longer walk because we walked from Bastille to Arc de Triomphe. But I’m thinking you guys could get out of breath if we don’t take a break halfway. So in the post, you’ll see photos taken at Bastille, by the Seine, at Notre-Dame de Paris all the way to Centre Georges Pompidou and Les Halles. Continue reading “Paris, je t’aime (part IV): On a walk from Bastille to Les Halles”

Paris, je t’aime (part III): Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Pigalle…and stuff

As promised, this week is Paris week! And what is the most famous thing in Paris… the Eiffel Tower! This post also includes a few other major landmarks such as Montmartre with the Basilica of the Sacré-Coeur, Pigalle… and also a random guy. Continue reading “Paris, je t’aime (part III): Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Pigalle…and stuff”

Paris, je t’aime (part I): le Père Lachaise

Haha. Not so sure about the title here, but hey. I just went with a big ol’ cliché. It’s actually been a while since I went on this trip. I went there with my girlfriend over the summer. But you know how it goes. Things get in the way, and you just never get to take the time to post the Paris pictures. Anyway. Continue reading “Paris, je t’aime (part I): le Père Lachaise”

Switzerland part III: The people of Place de la Palud

This is going to be my last post about my recent stay in Switzerland. For those who don’t know, Place de la Palud is located in Lausanne and is the home to 16th century Fountain of Justice as well as well as an old clock. Continue reading “Switzerland part III: The people of Place de la Palud”

Switzerland part II: Gruyères

Even if you are an American and know nothing about Europe (it’s not an insult. It just happens a lot), you might recognize this place’s name…From the supermarket…maybe….yeah? Got it? Continue reading “Switzerland part II: Gruyères”