Snowy Photos from Shirakawa Go, Japan

While we were exploring shrines, looking for torii gates and eating all the sushi in Japan last December, I was secretly counting down to a day in the Japanese Alps.  We normally don’t enjoy cold weather, (we are from Texas after all) or go on group tours, this was one tour Read More …

An East African Safari : Photos from the Masai Mara Great Migration

The Great Migration is the largest mass movement of land mammals on Earth, when more than a million wildebeest, along with thousands of zebra, topi and gazelle, stalked by predators like big cats, vultures and hyenas circle through the Serengeti plains in Tanzania and Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya. Following Read More …

Exploring the Duomo Rooftop and Cathedral in Milan

While Milan may not be the first city you think of when planning a trip to Italy, it has more than its share of attractions – both cultural and cosmopolitan.  Mussolini founded the Fascist party here, and the entire fashion world looks to Milan’s catwalks twice a year for the Read More …

How is it to drive on the Highest Alpine Road in Austria : Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse

I could understand why sports car enthusiasts ( like Mr.Suburbia ) aspire to drive the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse – High Alpine Road, once we made the drive ourselves. Also called Großglockner Hochalpenstraße, the drive that passes through the Hohe Tauern National Park is not just stunning, with seemingly endless views over the Read More …

Best of Alps : A Road trip through Austria and Switzerland

Road trips are synonyms with summer, it gets us Outside Suburbia, whether that is outskirts of Dallas on the country roads or somewhere in Europe.  We have gotten lost in Andalusia before, went chasing after lavender in Provence one summer and drove around the ring round in Iceland last summer. Read More …

Butterfly Wonderland : One of my Happy Places

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. You probably have heard this quote many times, my interpretation of it is – if you live your life vibrantly, colorfully, mindfully, savoring the little things Read More …

Burano : Italy’s Most Colorful Town in 20 Captures

Burano, is a little Italian island about 45 minutes by boat from Venice. We missed out on visiting this colorful fishing town the last time we were in Venice and wanted to make sure we visited it this time around. It is very similar to Venice but a little more Read More …

20 Stunning Photos that will make you pack your bags to Bora Bora

Bora Bora is one of those breathtakingly beautiful places that captures your heart the minute you set sight on her.  Every time we talk about our visit, the kids faces light up and they want to plan a trip again soon.  We just love looking at our pictures from the Read More …

Photo diary : A visit to the Clinton Presidential Library

I had the opportunity to visit the William J Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas. The design inspiration for the Museum is said to be the Long Room at Trinity College Dublin.  The Museum displays about 4500 blue boxes containing Presidential records from the White House Office of Agency Read More …