by Irina Lut The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was founded in 1759 and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. I had never been, despite living in London for some years now. When I heard about an orchid festival … Continue reading Orchids all around!
by Irina Lut London is a big, busy city and I relish the times when I get to escape the madness. Last weekend, I visited a friend who lives outside the city and we went on a hike with her … Continue reading Light Shows of London
by Irina Lut Sometimes a North American winter can be rough. The last few years have brought big storms… the type that completely cover backyard doors in snow and leave people without power for nearly a week around the holidays … Continue reading Canadian Winters
by Irina Lut I can’t lie; I think it’s pretty incredible to have friends who live all around the world. Although the distance is often hard to deal with, the idea of having someone to see – particularly in a country I … Continue reading Global Friends
By Irina Lut I’ve always loved to wander, whether by train, by plane or on foot. Having lived in six countries and traveled through many more (how does the list of destination goals only seem to get longer?!), I am … Continue reading Romania: I Just Can’t Get Enough
Irina Lut loves stories – reading them, hearing them, experiencing them. She loves finding hidden treasures in unusual (or usual?!) places and meeting people who are willing to share their narratives with her as well. She has an MSc in … Continue reading Irina Lut