View of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel from inside the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay Singapore. The images shows the hotel framed by plants.

Singapore

Many think of Singapore as a stopover on their way to Australia or South East Asia or a bland financial centre and although it can be all those things, scratching the surface a little you will discover a highly organised city with a mélange of cultures working and living together each with their own diversity, traditions, style and of course cuisines

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Restaurants on Sinheung-ro 20-gil with roof terraces overlooking the Seoul city

A week in Seoul

I arrived early in Incheon Airport yesterday morning and had time to spare before I could check into my Airbnb near Seoul Station. Having a look of what was going on nearby I decided upon visiting the Sudoguksan Museum of Housing and Living in Incheon city, normally about 1 hour …

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Looking over the valley at the rain in the mountains while the sun is shining in the foreground

Colorado

Durango – Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park – South Fork – Great Sand Dunes National Park- Colorado Springs – Pikes Peak – Denver To European tourists Colorado is seen as a winter destination for winter sports enthusiasts and apart from Mesa Verde we generally stick to the loop around …

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Picture from an ally way of an aqua blue weather board house in West Queen West

A week in Toronto

A week in any city is never really enough time to fully explore all the neighbourhoods, cool bars and restaurants, shops, parks, galleries and museums or to get a real feel for the city, but it does give you enough time to get a feel for the vibe and the people …

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