All Posts By


Henry Ford Museum – America’s Past and Future

If there’s one thing that you shouldn’t miss when visiting Detroit, it has to be the Henry Ford Museum. Even if you’re not a car enthusiast. After all, Detroit got its nickname, the Motor City, from the very industry that fueled America’s economy for many years. Ok, Henry Ford Museum

Cheaper Way To See Toronto Skyline

The price ($32) you pay to climb CN Tower, North America’s free standing structure, is the same bucks you pay for three glasses of white wine at Panorama Lounge—your cheaper choice to see Toronto skyline in its glorious, sweeping view. Located on the 51st floor of Manulife Building, diners, loungers,

London Tree Sculptures

In London, Ontario, dead tree trunks got a second life, re-incarnated by skilled artists into wonderful sculptures of different themes, sizes, expressions, moods and hues. While other cities are abundant with public art that are made up of steel, granite, marble, glass, metal and plastic, London’s very unique public art

The Magnificent Diego Rivera Murals at Detroit Institute of Arts

Inside the Detroit Arts of Institute (aka DIA), one can find the magnificent Diego Rivera Murals spanning the whole court from top to bottom, from side to side, and from corner to corner. You don’t need to be an artist nor an art freak to understand what the massive murals

Public Art in Detroit

Detroit, the Motown City, never runs out of public art. It’s everywhere. In every corner. In every street. I’m not talking about the ubiquitous graffiti the city is known for nowadays. I’m talking about these real public art that had been there even before the city lost its “Motor City”

Toronto Nuit Blanche 2013

Toronto Nuit Blanche is here once again and it’s time to be wowed by the art outdoor installations that glow all night long on October 5 from sunset to sunrise the next day. It’s also a time to be disappointed by the crowded streets and areas where the installations are

Heidelberg Project – When Trash Speaks Its Mind Through Art

It’s been proven anywhere—that trash can be recycled. It’s been known—that there’s money (and for some–food) in trash. There’s beauty in there, too. Then, there’s art. Even before Detroit is known as the city on the verge of bankruptcy, Heidelberg Project has been around for many years. Its existence has

Motown Sound – A Detroit Legacy

One of Detroit’s nicknames is Motown City. It’s coined from the words, motor and town. The city isn’t just known as the birthplace of American cars but also of Motown sound, which is kind of soulful music with a distinct pop influence. It’s Detroit’s legacy. There’s a tour that leaves

Detroit – Impressions and Realities

Detroit, Michigan used to be the fifth largest city in the USA— and now half the population has fled due to an economic collapse. The city is in the sad state of a financial emergency that prompted the local governance to file for bankruptcy two months ago but was stopped

Travel Quote from Pablo Neruda

Here’s a travel quote from Pablo Neruda. He is an accomplished poet whose works resonate to people from all walks of life. Pablo Neruda’s works are essential read for every human with a romantic soul. He who does not travel, who does not read, who does not listen to music,

Overhanging Point – A Breathtaking View

The Cyprus Campground site at Bruce Peninsula offers a lot of things to do and see. Campers are within walking distance to hiking trails, lakes, Dragon Head Cove, the Grotto and Georgian Bay, of course—where the clearest of all water is waiting for you to get wet. Thirty minutes walk

Stargazing at Toronto International Film Festival 2013 – Part 2

Because I was told that I can go back to work on the 16th of September, so, instead of travelling, I decided to stay here for the Toronto International Film Festival 2013 (TIFF 2013). Stargazing in film festivals is cheaper than travelling, right? Though fans have to endure long queues

Stargazing at TIFF 2013 – Toronto International Film Festival

World-renowned (second to Cannes) TIFF 2013 (Toronto International Film Festival) is here once again—–and it only means one thing for the movie fanatics: stargazing. You never know who’ll show up. The festival runs from September 5-15 and as usual, it’s star-studded. Who did I meet? I like the sound of meet, instead

Flowerpot Island – The Most Photographed Natural Wonder

Flowerpot Island is a 10-minute ride from Tobermory via fast ferry. It is one of the Fathom Five National Marine Park around Bruce Peninsula. From the shipwrecks, if you are taking a tour, your ferry will take you to the Flowerpot Island where it will drop you off so you