China. Zhōngguó. 中国. It’s the Kingdom of extremes, and one that’s utterly baffling to most outside of it. For me, however, China allures as strongly as the poignant smell of Chòu dòufu (or, stinky tofu). If you haven’t been to China before, trust me on this one, it’s powerful. This country, frankly put, is like nowhere else I’ve … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Dreams
The Onward Journey–Turkish coffees and Greek Islands
Cut the Kitsch is hitting the road! After a nearly sleepless night on a bus from Madrid to Barcelona, I’m fleeing the Iberian Peninsula via El Prat Airport. My first stop: 4 days exploring a city that straddles two continents. My itinerary is quite lax. Except to say, I’ll be treating myself to a Turkish … Continue reading
Liebster Award, thanks!
Thank you for the Liebster Award! Check out my tagger, (Pre) Concept, and her beautiful travel photography. Thank you! The rules of the Liebster Award: When you receive the award, you post 11 random facts about yourself and answer 11 questions from the person who nominated you. Pass the award onto 11 other blogs (make … Continue reading
Staying focused: ps actions.
That refreshing newness of the new year gone? It can be disappointingly fleeting. Even in Madrid, the lull of February forcibly arrives with its stinging chill. And, as anywhere, the daily business of life can bog you down. Dreams become murky. Are they worth the effort? Is it realistic? In reverence to our new-year-selves, I’m … Continue reading