Newport, RI, USA

After a wonderful conference in Woods Hole, I decided to take a short trip to Newport, Rhode Island. It would have been an agonizing 4.5hrs bus journey with 2 transits, if I had started my journey from Woods Hole, MA. Luckily, a friend drove, and he dropped me off in Boston, which made the whole trip more … More Newport, RI, USA

Cherry Blossom – Washington DC – USA

Over the weekend, I went to Washington DC to catch the Cherry Blossom festival. Having previously caught the Cherry Blossom in South Korea, I thought it will be similar. However, the thousands of Sakura against the backdrop of historical landmarks like the Jefferson Memorial or Washington Monument gave the Washington DC Cherry Blossom a very different … More Cherry Blossom – Washington DC – USA