Take the Train to Hogwarts

  There is a steam train you can take at Mallaig or at Fort William. Furthermore, the viaduct it rides on is where the Hogwarts Express was shot in the Harry Potter movies. To capture this scene, you need to hike a short trail from the visitor center stationed across the Glenfinnan Monument. There’s also another checkpoint not…

How we take life for granted

Water, a vital source contributing to your survival. Without it, you die out of dehydration. End of story. Many take for granted this unlimited resource we have. Yes, i’m aiming mostly to the North americains. Bottled water, spring water, tap water, lakes, rivers, pools, jacuzzi, water fountains, city sprinkles for the ever green grass. “I…

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Summer is pretty much settling in. Flowers are blooming, leaves are fluttering with the wind, the grass is greener and mosquitoes are back as ever. The botanical gardens are flourishing under the moody skies and their colourful blossoms are filling the air with their delicate aromas. In the Royal Botanical Garden Edinburg in Scotland, you’re…

3 Major tips about Road trips

So you want to take your car and drive it as far it can possibly go? Not sure on how to plan the trip without having severe aftermaths? Here are my major tips on having a smooth road trip. 1. Maintenance check. There’s nothing more satisfying than gliding on a level road with a clear…

Alto Mar by La Gatita

The restaurant’s name roughly translate to “High sea by the Small cat”. It’s mostly a seafood restaurant looking over the coast of Concon, Vina del mar. Chilean flags stand tall on their patio, waving the country’s pride. The plate that struck me the most when dining there was their Manchas gratinadas. If I remember correctly, the oyster…

Dunscaith Castle

In Scotland, you can make a life mission or a personal goal to visit all the castles and ruins over the land. They are heavily sprinkled across the country. As old the glens and the lochs are, there isn’t much left of these forgotten fortresses. What’s left are piles of stones crumbling under the weight…

Ainsworth Hot Springs

Ainsworth Hot Springs is located about 40 min drive from a village called Nelson. Nelson will be the last area you’ll see a decent amount of habitants, stores, hotels/motels and restaurants before driving on a road out to nowhere. As any other road in BC, you’ll drive on sharp turns and steep paths until arriving…