Little X of Japan

I guess every country is proud of its own traditions and culture, that’s what annual festivals and cultural heritage preservation endeavors are for. Similarly, expats tend to create small communities in their new countries that try to resemble the original as much as possible, in order to feel more at home. But what happens whenContinue reading “Little X of Japan”

Places I’ve Been: Bastei (Rathen, Germany)

Highly recommended if you are around Dresden or east Germany. Bastei is a rock formation complex in Sächsische Schweiz (Saxon Switzerland). Tall, slender rocks stand in the middle of a lush forest towering above river Elbe. One can stroll among the tops of the naturally formed rocks and also cross the two-hundred year old BasteiContinue reading “Places I’ve Been: Bastei (Rathen, Germany)”