A living network that promotes and supports the small businesses and community initiatives that are crucial to the well-being of our neighborhoods.

Waiting for the urban revolution to hit Hong Kong…

Whenever I travel I am thrilled when I see bikes on the road. It used to be that only a few European cities like Copenhagen and Zurich were really bike friendly, … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Trash Matters: A new approach to waste?

The saying goes that “Chinese care about input, not about output” and anyone who has had to visit a public toilet or stand next to a garbage bin in China … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

What makes a street enjoyable to walk on?

 All over Europe and in some cities in the US, I find many excellent streets for walking. — and its finally becoming clear to me why so many streets in … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pietro Panizzolo, Venice, Italy

I stumbled upon this small memorable eatery by chance when I was in Venice a few years ago. Tucked away at the end of an alley, this place is casual … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant Orhan, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Although it was about 2 years ago that I visited this restaurant, now that I have this blog up and running, I want to include this for sure. I was … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · Leave a comment