Beijing’s Daxing set to be world’s largest and busiest airport

Its one-million-square-meter terminal will have 268 jetway bridges serving 100 million passengers a year Situated 46 kilometers south of Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, Daxing International Airport is set to serve the Chinese capital and its sprawling conurbation in neighboring Hebei and Tianjin. In only four years, 10,000 workers have turned large swathes of fallow wasteland into … Continue reading Beijing’s Daxing set to be world’s largest and busiest airport

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The Solo Female Traveler’s Guide to Istanbul

Lying on the banks of the Bosphorus, Istanbul is a city that is thousands of years old, and that originally was known as Byzantium, and later, Constantinople, before adopting the name Istanbul in the early 20th century. In Istanbul, you will find that architecture, culture and trade routes converge from all over the world to … Continue reading The Solo Female Traveler’s Guide to Istanbul

Beyond Dracula’s Castle: My 7 Favorite Places in Transylvania

It comes as a surprise to some, but Transylvania is not just a fictional setting from Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel — it is, in fact, an actual place. While its connection to the famous vampire might pique your interest initially, I quickly discovered that this region of Romania is full of surprises. (See also my reasons … Continue reading Beyond Dracula’s Castle: My 7 Favorite Places in Transylvania

Looking Up at Paris from a Boat Cruise Along the Seine

I will always love Paris and the City of Light (as she is lovingly called) will never cease to amaze and surprise me. What I love the most about Paris is that no matter how many times I visit, I always see something new. I had the luxury of living in Paris years ago in my … Continue reading Looking Up at Paris from a Boat Cruise Along the Seine