Photo Essay: July 4th on Coney Island

Cyclone Coney Island
The World Famous Cyclone

Coney Island is always a great place for photos. I wandered around here on July 4th, trying to take it all in.
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A Quiet Time in Beijing

Beijing can be overwhelming at times but a great time to visit is during winter. The pollution is not terrible since the air is cold and dry and there are very few people out and about. Of course, this means that you will have to brave the cold but it’s no worse that New York in the winter and you will get the whole place to yourself.
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24 Hours in Austin: Best Day Ever!

After a long week, I was really excited to spend a day in Austin. We booked through AirBnB and lucked out with a great place that was uber convenient to all the delicious food and shops on S. 1st St and S. Congress Ave. Here’s a rundown of our whirlwind 24 hours in Austin.
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Street Art in Toronto

Toronto is home to some really cool street art and we spent the day exploring some of it. We started out the day by eating some delicious banh mis and tacos at the Banh Mi Boys on Queen St W near Spadina. I got the pork belly banh mi, which came with pickled daikon, cucumbers, carrots, cilantro on a crispy baguette. The tacos were also really good and came with kim chi, cilantro, carrots and asian bbq sauce; you can get a choice of kalbi beef, pulled pork, chicken, squid, or tofu.

Pork Belly Banh Mi

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