East London

I can proudly announce that I finally got a bit situated in London! As I said on my previous post, I could never remember where I stayed, which neighborhood was that party, what was the direction for Mayfair (where I once went to a wedding at the beautiful Dartmouth House), etc. But look at me…

We Amsterdam​

Spoiler alert: the I AMSTERDAM sign has recently been removed from Museumplein. According to reports on NY Post and The Guardian, the Dutch want to stop promoting Amsterdam as a tourist destination. Add this problem to the list of problems of the millennium’s new millennium: too much tourism isn’t good for certain cities. Too much…

Ski e Snowboarding perto de Toronto

[texto tambĂ©m publicado no Jornal de Toronto]   Se vocĂŞ nĂŁo pode com ele, junte-se a ele: a melhor maneira de viver no paĂ­s em que o inverno dura quase metade do ano Ă©, adivinha?  Curtindo a estação! Para isso,  Ă© essencial aprender e talvez atĂ© começar a amar os esportes de inverno que sĂŁo…

Poland’s Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk

It’s sad that some people think that an unusual country like Poland isn’t worth a visit. Frequent-travelers, luckily, often come to realize that the matter-of-fact is quite the opposite: the atypical regularly is more special. And it’s the truth with Poland: far too many people go to Europe and skip this wonderful country. I had…