A Clockwork Orange

As an Anthony Burgess' cinematic cult movie, A Clockwork Orange is a tale of one's freedom of choice to do good or bad. It reassesses the role of the State towards the right of an individual. The story is centred around Alex, a smug leader of a peculiar gang. He greatly appreciates Beethoven's masterpieces but… Continue reading A Clockwork Orange

Good Vibes in Ubud, Indonesia

When people speak about Bali, they most often refer to Ubud, the heart of the island. It is known as a spiritual and soul-finding destination as so many Balinese Hindu shrines and temples can be found everywhere. The day-to-day of a Balinese is woven of Hinduist rituals and celebrations, whether it is for the entertainment… Continue reading Good Vibes in Ubud, Indonesia

Dipping into the Unknown: Shanghai, China

Shanghai is imprinted in the Western mind as the 1930's exotic fantasy of the East. Today, the city is showing off its bustling streets, futuristic skyscrapers and buoyant nightlife. It appealed to me as a rich cultural hub for many international artists as well as local ones. The most acclaimed spots are the Long Museum… Continue reading Dipping into the Unknown: Shanghai, China

121 Days

January: Shanghai, China A week before the Chinese New Year, a friend text me, slightly concerned. There are some news going around on Chinese social networks about a virus infecting people in Wuhan. As the days pass by, the media is quickly gaining momentum. In Shanghai, my colleagues and I are worried but we believe… Continue reading 121 Days

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, a vibrant capital of Hungary, is bisected by the Danube river. The Chain Bridge joins the Buda district with the Pest part, on the other side of the river. The Gothic Revival to Neoclassical architectures were quite interesting to see as cultural and historical statements of the Hungarian traditions. Budapest was a great surprise for us because of its distinctive… Continue reading Budapest, Hungary

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is charming small city located in the West side of Czech Republic. The city is divided by the Vltava River. It's known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colourful baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. It is located between Wenceslas Square and… Continue reading Prague, Czech Republic