Category: Slideshows

Flashback to my Journey into Art

The clock at Orsay overlooking the Seine.

Ten years ago I embarked on a year-long travel around Asia, Australia, and Europe, visiting and meeting up with friends and family in various cities and spending a few months alone in France.  The mostly solitary period in Europe was…

Road trip across the US: Highlights and Tips

A view of The Sentinel at Bryce Canyon.

I just returned from a 4-day, 2300-mile road trip across the US from Columbus, OH to Los Angeles, CA.  I’ve been on many road trips before – through Peru, Turkey, Spain, Brazil, and the islands of Indonesia, etc, etc, as…

A Photo Journey Through Peru

Colca Canyon, Peru

Peru is a photographer’s paradise.  Its wide diversity of landscapes ranges from vivid blues of the skies and the very turquoise Lake Titicaca, to the earthy tones of Ica desert, the green jungles of the Amazon, the sacred sites of…

A Venice Life

Farzad and Ava at their fabulous gypsy cafe, Vardo.

What is it about Venice, California, that draws in the artistic, the spiritual, the bohemians, and the dreamers? Perhaps it’s the ocean, or the sunshine. More likely, it’s the palpable collective intellectual and creative energy of the community. Always bohemian…

Unforgettable Tastes of Travels

Caprese salad, unforgettable setting at Il Faro, Capri.

A highlight of every journey is the food we encounter in our travels.  Certain places leave behind memorable eating experiences and unforgettable tastes that stay in our minds long after departure. Southern Italy brings back the taste of freshly made…