Hemingway Home

“Don’t you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you’re not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you’ve lived nearly half the time you have to live already?”  Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises For many years I have read Hemingway novels and autobiographies, watched documentaries and movies about…

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Dilly Dali

Thanks to my obsessive personality of stalking dead old men, a trip to the biggest Salvador Dali Museum outside Europe happened. I’ve had my eyes set on this museum since I missed out on going to Figueres when I was in Spain two years ago. I’m still regretful over not having time then to visit…

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La Dolce Vita

Been craving some of that dolce vita lately. Since I just got a new fabulous job, my travel plans have been restricted to long weekends for the next few months. I’m not complaining about it, I figured it’s actually the perfect time for me to do more exploring in the US . I feel like…

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Boston Bazaar

During my quick east coast visit last weekend, I was able to squeeze in some time to visit Boston. More like, I went to Boston to visit my brother who is currently living there and managed to “squeeze” in some time to wander around. Lucky for me, the weather turned out to be absolutely perfect…

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Mural, Mural on the Wall

Art is everywhere in Chicago. It goes beyond the walls of museums and galleries, and can also be found in random places such us under the bridge, in a small alley, and even at a bus stop far away from the touristy areas downtown.  Street art  brings the city to life. Some of these impressive graffitis…

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Chicago Summer

My first Chicago summer as a resident has ended. It came and went as fast as a speeding train and there I was left standing at the platform. I guess things do change when you actually live in the city and not just visiting as a “tourist”. But between jobs and responsibilities, I managed to sneak in…

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