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Christmas at Plaza de la Constitución in Mexico City

Christmas in Mexico City is conspicuous at the Plaza de la Constitución. The locals also call it “The Zocalo Plaza,” the city’s (and perhaps, the country’s) main square. This is, in fact, the largest public square in Latin/South America. You’ve never been to Mexico City if you’ve never walked in

Times Square New Year Countdown

One of the things to do before you die is to see, feel and experience the excitement of celebrating New Year at Times Square in New York. Whether you agree it or not, to be among the crowd is a test of endurance, patience and immunity to the cold temperature.

Christmas on Wall Street

Wall Street is America’s symbol of financial power. But, despite the fact that money is god here, the people of Wall Street aren’t totally heartless, afterall. They managed to put up a giant Christmas tree, perhaps, to remind their bosses that it’s bonus season. 😉 Here’s the proof that there’s

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights in Brooklyn

Forget about the overrated Rockefeller Center. They might have the tallest Christmas in New York but it lacks creativity. Go and visit the Dyker Heights neighbourhood in Brooklyn and you’ll be amazed at how the owners decorate their houses for the festive season. It’s not just the Christmas lights that

Christmas in New York

What it’s like to spend Christmas in New York? That’s one question I had in mind before finally deciding to spend my three weeks holidays. Well, it was actually an easy decision to do, to choose New York, instead of the sand, sun and sea in the Caribbean. I can’t

Toronto Naked Santas in Speedos Brave Blizzard

Ok, they are not totally naked but almost. Adorned with a red hat, a flimsy, red speedo, antlers and some shiny beads, Toronto’s naked Santas brave blizzard, running around a 3-km block in Yorkville Village. They ignore the freezing temperature—in the name of charity. Since 2005, they run to raise money

Christmas Eve in Beijing

Beijing was crazy last night, Christmas Eve. China, of course, doesn’t celebrate Christmas. But, in big cities, like Beijing, it has become a fad. Just a fad. Right after work yesterday, I decided to visit the St. Joseph Cathedral in Wangfujing to try my new toy, Canon 500D. As early
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