My 2017 Travel in review

2017... lots of weird but also lots to be thankful for: Travel, good wine and food, Dance, friends, family


A year of being a bona fide nomad of sorts. I go wherever the wind takes me... 

Starting out my New Year in Oulu, Finland with Finnish people celebrating 2017 as the 100 years of independence. Back to tropical Singapore after the fireworks and -27 degrees weather 

Sydney, the city with the prettiest view for a commuter boat ride

Hanging out with foodies and urban hipsters in Melbourne

Fringe festival weirdness (ok awesomeness!) and lots of WINE in Adelaide

Recharge in Singapore 


Annual Amsterdam shenanigans with friends

Spring snow and skiing in Finland

A peek at Munich 

Living the Mediterranean life in Malta

Discovering another side of London 


A balmy summer full of dance in Singapore 

A short getaway to Phuket

Discovering new spots and rediscovering old haunts in Singapore 

So much wine studying.....

Playing tour guide in Singapore


Hosting a first vegetarian dinner for Social Zen Retreats 

Final days of summer in Oulu

Dancing with Finnish dancers in the park


Discovering the Dutch maritime influence in Rotterdam

A brunch in The Hague and a day trip to Delft

Malta and Sicily

Balmy summer nights in the Mediterranean Malta

Discovering the beauty of a volcano and its wines in Sicily

Hamburg Lund

More maritime influences in Hamburg

Fika in Lund with friends

Wandering a picture perfect Swedish city of Helsingborg 

The search for kanelbulle in Lund and discovering the beauty of autumn

More autumn beauty and chilly temperatures in Oulu


Beautiful walks in Lund for quiet reflection 

Visiting my favorite Nordic city of Stockholm and seeing my lovely friend and her crazy cat

Extreme wine study cramming in London


Rest and chill in Singapore

Dance performances, Dance classes, Solos



and Chokladbollar!


Oscar Wilde

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