Snowmobile safari to Barentsburg

The day I was rescued by a helicopter in the Arctic

I was face down in the snow. A sharp blinding pain in my left leg. From that moment on, everything happened in slow motion….

Cordel literature at Feira de São Cristovão

The colors of the Feira de São Cristovão

In Rio de Janeiro there’s a place dedicated to the rich culture of the northeast region of Brazil. It’s called Feira de São Cristovão. Even…

The poetry of Copacabana in black and white

Had ocean been my confidant I’d have given it All of my truths for safekeeping Tales I would have written Of seashells picking girls…

Chasing the Northern Lights in Tromsø

Once I saw the northern lights I was never the same. I know it sounds cheesy, but it’s true. Some people can’t get enough…

Helicopter sightseeing over Rio de Janeiro

I took a helicopter sightseeing over Rio de Janeiro and the experience was amazing. I feel blessed for living in such beautiful city and for…

Visiting the Hôtel de Glace in Quebec

Every year the Hôtel de Glace in Quebec is rebuilt with a new design. The hotel and its furniture are entirely made of ice…

5 days in Brazil’s Largest City: São Paulo

São Paulo is a grey concrete monster that grew too big for its legs. It’s the largest metropolis in Latin America with more than…

Drinking at Toronto’s Distillery District

The Distillery District is a pedestrian village with boutiques, art galleries, ateliers, cafes, and restaurants. It’s the largest and best-preserved collection of Victorian Industrial Architecture…

Why CN Tower is the most overrated attraction in Toronto

The CN Tower is the most emblematic landmark in Toronto. When the city of Toronto comes to mind, the CN Tower is the first…

Kensington Market, Toronto’s Hippest Neighborhood

Kensington Market is Toronto’s most diverse and fascinating neighborhood. This means a lot considering that Toronto is one of the most multicultural cities in the…