An ink drop of Japan

To be honest my major mistake regarding Japan until I got there, was judging it by it's fancy cover, the cover on the right side of course. I knew it has some stunning countryside and culture but still I always assumed it's this ueberhightech society in which technology shows it's viability for the future – […]

Hawaii and other islands

A few weeks ago I did a 11 days stopover in Hawaii and wasn't prepared for all the things to see and to do there: The time just wasn't enough. I arrived in Honolulu in the evening and took the bus to Waikiki where the hostels are situated at. After the check-in i moved into […]

No cattle in Seattle and none in Vancouver either.

Seattle – not much to talk about, or I'm just not in the mood to do so. The first night ended with me getting back to the hostel with a knife, a small bouquet of roses and two “Monster” energy drinks. The next day was more common: I did a long walk along the Piers […]

California is a place.

CRUISERS from California is a place. on Vimeo.   These videos should be a good start for a “Impressions of California” post because they're telling real stories of a place, where fiction and reality are closer together than in many other places. Nothing from fiction, although a lot of fiction is from here. A place […]

Inbetween Buffalo

Buffalo feels strange. There are long stretched suburban spaces and an inner city core which feels kind of artificial. There's one straight metrotrain line running through the city center, for free. There are some highrise buildings, some old style buildings inbetween and many spaces for sale. At least there's a free concert going on this […]