Category Archives: UK, USA & Europe

#Columbus ‘Discovered’ America and We Discovered #PortoSanto

Across the dark blue waters of Atlantic, north of Madeira, lies a quaint little island Porto Santo. I knew little about it, except that it was supposed to have beautiful sandy beaches and could be reached by ferry from the … Continue reading

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Detective Kirk Solved Murder Mystery in #Madeira

In 1925, two English families and their friends gathered together at the posh Royal Savoy in Funchal, Madeira, to celebrate the engagement between Tarquin Sinclair-Smythe and Clarissa Quartermane. John and I were going back in time, to attend the special … Continue reading

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Finding the Pulse of #Finland (2): The Helsinki #Vappu and Island of #Suomenlinna

Following my previous post on feeling the heartbeat of Helsinki, experiencing some profound spiritual elevation, I am sharing a few cultural discoveries about the Finnish capital and her people. There was no better timing than the last week of April, … Continue reading

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Last Frontier of Northern #Europe: Heartbeat of #Helsinki in #Finland (1)

Helsinki has a white church, a red church, a rock church and a wooden church, someone said to me the day before I left the city. Have you seen them all? I have, indeed seen more churches than these four … Continue reading

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