Cities

Nashville’s hidden gems

Food explorations in the heart of Music City Nashville is known as the music capitol of the world. Many famous artists started their career here. A lot of people link Nashville with country music, but Nashville is not just country. In addition to country It is rock ‘n roll, bluegrass,...

Rome and an Italian Wedding

When my dad died unexpected 4 years ago I realized that I had spent too much time working too hard, missing out on the more important things in life. I had missed too many important occasions: time with family, friend’s weddings, birthdays and baby showers; all because I was...

A weekend Hanoi and Halong Bay

An old UNESCO heritage site and a vibrant young city On one of my recent business trips to Asia, I had a free weekend in between meetings in Taipei and Shenzhen. On a whim I decide to take a...

Tai O, Hong Kong of the beaten path

An authentic little fishing village under the smoke of a big city At the bottom of Lantau Island, at the far corner, we find the little fishing village of Tai O. A hair raising downhill taxi ride from...

NY, The Greatest City in the World

If you ask me what is your favorite city, New York is definitely one of them. There is something about that city that just makes my heart sing and puts a smile on my face. I catch myself walking the streets saying out loud “I love, love, love New...

Austin, a Great Little City

I have been to Austin many times and always enjoy spending time there so when my friend Bina asked me to go to Austin for a weekend, I didn’t hesitate. On a Thursday evening in April, we are on a plane from San Francisco to Austin, for a couple...

New York City: a Hurricane Visit

We had talked about a girl’s weekend to NYC  with 4 of my girlfriends for at least a year. Every time the 4 of us would meet for drinks the subject would come up; how much fun we had in the past and how we would love to do...