Falling for the Courtesan in Brixton

Everyone who has met me at least once knows I’m a woman of many obsessions, often food or entertainment-related. Chances are you’ve probably heard me babble on about steamed buns, finding pieces of my homeland of Sardinia abroad, burlesque and David Lynch’s quirky, mind-boggling and symbolic TV show Twin Peaks. So imagine my face when I … More Falling for the Courtesan in Brixton

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Hong Kong Island Shangri-La: Heaven on the 56th floor

I flew into Hong Kong with FlyScoot on a Sunday evening, after spending over three hours on my plane from Singapore. It was one of those occasions where the flight was on time, the passport check went seamlessly and without too long a queue, my luggage arrived in a second. What could possibly go wrong, … More Hong Kong Island Shangri-La: Heaven on the 56th floor

Alcatraz and Ai Wei Wei

The ferrys to Alcatraz leave every day from San Francisco’s Pier 33 for $30. It’s a great way to enjoy marvellous views of Frisco and to see a historic building. Book online to avoid queues and make sure you go there ASAP: the prison is now showing Ai Wei Wei’s “At Large” exhibition on freedom. … More Alcatraz and Ai Wei Wei