Last year while living in Bali we took a trip to Java, world’s most populous island. Java is a volcanic island, and that was the main reason we went there. We decided to skip Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta, and visit Surabaya and Yogyakarta instead. I didn’t care much for Surabaya, it was just another big city (maybe we just didn’t spend enough time there), but I really liked Yogyakarta.… MORE
We’ve just arrived in Bali after spending the past couple months in Europe. And I think it’s time for me to explain why we love this island so much that we decided to come back and spend yet another six months here.
One night, when we were still living in New York, I stumbled across a fascinating blog about life in Bali, and right then and there I knew I wanted to move there.… MORE
Hong Kong is, without a doubt, one of the world’s greatest cities. I could easily imagine myself living there. Not permanently, of course, but spending a month or two there seems like a good idea.
Hong Kong is a very modern bustling city and, surprisingly, it’s very compact and easy to navigate.… MORE
No matter how much I travel, I still think that my hometown is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I left Russia almost five years ago, and I’ve only been back once since then. Last summer we spent five weeks in Saint-Petersburg, and I fell in love with this city once again.… MORE