Otown’s Old Town

“Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is. People lose their capacity to walk, run, travel, think, and experience life. I realise how important it is to use the time I have.” quoted by Viggo Mortensen #otown #ottawa #canada #nature #landscape #oldtown #vintage #vsco #wanders * * * How peaceful Otown is…

Blossoming peonies Ottawa’s Summer

Another day with Peonies * * * While their growing season may be brief, nothing says springtime like blossoming peonies! The big, pastel flowers grow in large bushes and give off a lovely floral scent. Nothing will lift someone’s spirits or bring a smile to your loved one’s face like a big bouquet of peonies. The peony has two opposing myths that account for its contradicting meanings. In one the origin of compassion can be found; in the other the more negative connotation that developed in the Victorian age is displayed. In one tale, the peonies get their name from…

Call it Spring, call it by your name

  “When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings of soft greens, longer light, and the sweet air of spring.”, Madeleine M. Kunin” #ottawa #canada #ottawalife #ottawaspring #tulips #canadaexplore#wanderlust #otown

SINGAPORE GREEN LUNG – ORCHARD

5.4 miles from Singapore City Center For the shopaholics among you (or those who enjoy great people watching), Orchard Road is a must-visit. While everything isn’t under one roof like Mustafa Centre, Orchard Road offers shopping to suit every taste and budget. From its humble beginnings as a country road lined with orchards and pepper farms in the 1830s, Orchard Road has now grown into a powerhouse of shopping, dining, and entertainment unlikely to be matched. Today, more than 5,000 shops offer a lifestyle experience that’s hard to rival.

Singapore Green Lung

Singapore packs endless must-see sites and must-visit destinations into its 277 square miles. The city isn’t considered one of the most exciting cities in Asia for nothing, after all. Needless to say, there’s a lot of ground to cover during your visit. But if you stay in Singapore, you’ll be able to see the best of what the city-state has to offer in no time.

Still peaceful in Saigon

Sài Gòn nhiều khi dễ dãi, ai cũng chấp nhận, cái gì cũng được, xuề xòa đến lạ kì. Người ta tự nhiên bước chân đến đây, dễ dàng đất trời là nhà, người người là bạn bè, người thân. Đôi khi gọi nhau bằng những cái tên cô ơi, dì ơi, ngoại ơi cứ như trong một đại gia đình lớn. Ở vùng đất tứ xứ người, Sài Gòn là mảnh đất mới, là nơi người ta thương nhau vì là người Việt người Nam. Sài Gòn nhiều khi mưa nắng thất thường, làm người ta khó đoán, làm…