Trattoria Gianni Chicago: 30 years of delicious consistency

With over 9000 restaurants in the city and almost over 15000 if you include the greater stretch of the city limits, there’s no shortage of good food in Chicago. In 2017, Chicago was selected as the #1 city in America for food. While there’s no stopping to new restaurant openings, 2017 was also the year […]


Wolf Centre Haliburton Forest: Changing the way we see wolves

Touring the highlands of Ontario during springbreak has its ups and downs. Specially when you’re driving. While activies in the area do still exist, we found ourselves in-between seasons. Before leaving Chicago, I wanted have a clear idea of what I wanted to do at Haliburton which was where we were staying. Depending on the […]


6 foods you must try in Canada

Wherever I go, I find myself attracted to local food. I always thought that food is what brings us together. And when you are traveling local food can also mean getting to know a city a little closer. My 2nd trip to Canada was no different than my all other trips. The best part about […]


St Patrick’s Day in Chicago, Illinois

St Patrick’s Day or the Feast of St Patrick is celebrated every year on the 17 of March. The day was the death day of St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, who died in 461. Here’s a lesser known bit: St Patrick in reality was far from being Irish. His family was roman living […]


So you want to visit Vienna, Austria. Here’s my first impression!

Created by Celts and Romans, the present day Vienna was founded around 500 BC. Formerly known as Vindobona, the city’s great and long history dates since before the beginning of the Roman empire. I always wanted to visit Vienna, and last year, after an assignment in Nuremberg, Germany, I finally had some time to go […]


Is Kolkata, India, worth visiting?

Kolkata, or still better know as “Calcutta” to the Western world, is a city that invokes a rather sad side of India. It’s a deep-rooted perception that’s been shaped by media documentation in the 80s and 90s in which many journalists often focused on two particular aspects of the city: the massive slum, and Mother […]


The Chicago Auto Show: A World Class Event #CAS18

The City of Chicago is known for its world class events and the one that the locals and people from across the nation can look forward to is the massive Chicago Auto Show which takes place for a little more than a week in February every year. Since 1901, the show has been one the […]


Maeklong Folding Umbrella Market: An Hour from Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand is an amazing place with landscapes varying abruptly from one part of the island to the other. Truly, the areas in the country can be so different that the two things that keep it all together are most likely the language and Thai food. During a short trip to Bangkok last year, I was […]


Chicago Travel Show is Worth Every Dime: Rosemont, Illinois

We all like to travel. Our love for vacations and our fondness to explore the world are our common denominator. But, with so many places to visit, we often lose direction and we get confused while planning our next trip. Chicago Travel and Adventure Show is taking place February 10-11 at the Donald E. Stephens […]


Romance, beer and great food: Prague, Czech Republic

I was looking for a place to spend our 10th marriage anniversary and Prague was not in my list. Not initially. One of my friends lived there for a few years and he always had good things to say about Czech Republic. He often mentioned, as far as I can recall, words such as “pretty […]