Valery Gherman

Marlborough Sounds - Furneaux Lodge Eco Resort

Valery Gherman | May 11th, 2007

One of my favorite things to do when visiting New Zealand is crossing the Cook Strait on the Interislander Ferry from Wellington to Picton, which sits on the top of the South Island. The actual crossing over open ocean is probably only 45 minutes before you enter the magnificent Marlborough Sounds. In the past I [...]

Eco Tourism, New Zealand, Oceania, Picton, Slideshows

Gruppo Pizza

Valery Gherman | April 20th, 2007

To date, this is my favourite pizza spot in NYC. This cute little restaurant in alphabet city has the most delicious and thinnest crust pizza.I love the tiny booths for two, and the bar is perfect for the lone diner. After moving back into the neighbourhood, I found this place by accident after staring [...]

Americas, Heaven, New York, United States


Valery Gherman | February 1st, 2007

Within the past ten years, since apartheid ended in South Africa, the country has emerged as an attractive destination for tourists. With its beautiful beaches, world-class wine regions, natural beauty, and cosmopolitan lifestyle Capetown has become the country’s most popular destination. Its currency, the Rand, is relatively weak so the opportunity to indulge in luxury [...]

Africa, Capetown, Slideshows, South Africa

Tasty Market Treats - Barcelona

Valery Gherman | January 15th, 2007

Said to be one of the best food markets in Spain with a history dating back to the 13th century, Mercat de la la Boqueria is a must when in Barcelona. Smack in the middle of Las Ramblas, whether you are shopping and picking up treats or just browsing, the experience is sensational and a [...]

Barcelona, Slideshows, Spain

Laguna Beach

Valery Gherman | December 16th, 2006

The first thing that comes to mind when I think of the O.C. is the television show. It’s no surprise that we have been exposed to so many images of Southern California in music and films. From The Beach Boys to fake tan to bleached hair, my perception has been almost demented by what California [...]

Americas, California, Slideshows

Hot in the City Roller Disco in Central Park

Valery Gherman | December 3rd, 2006

Every weekend between April and October, the Central Park Dance Skaters Association get down in Central Park.
The Skate Circle
Skaters Road, Central Park off of 72nd Street–qsxFk

Americas, New York

Gadgets We Love - iPod In Flight

Valery Gherman | December 1st, 2006

In flight entertainment has always been an excuse to catch up on bad movies, but the chance to indulge in this vice is even harder with Apple’s recent announcement. Apple have partnered with four major airlines to allow passengers to connect with their in-flight entertainment systems. Passengers will have seat connections to keep iPods charged [...]

Gadgets We Love, News, Stuff we Love


Valery Gherman | December 1st, 2006

With Global warming being one of the most pressing issues of our time, Terrapass offers a new way for consumers to offset their carbon dioxide emmisions and help towards creating sustaniable and renewable energy a reality. By purchasing a Terrapass, you buy into a service rather than a device. Terrapass have a clever [...]

Eco Tourism


Valery Gherman | November 8th, 2006

As usual, the need to leave the city for the weekend arose. I had been up to Woodstock, NY a few times in the past few years with friends. The first time I went up there was after I just moved to the city and I was amazed that only 1.5 hours away, I could [...]

Americas, New York, Slideshows

Protection From the Elements - Top Three Essentials We Love

Valery Gherman | October 20th, 2006

With the weather becoming cooler and the onset of a chill factor approaching, I have picked three of my favorite essentials to pack for your trip to New York City. Whether it’s the cool climate or central heating, your skin is constantly being exposed to all the elements. These wonderful products share a strong holistic [...]

Stuff we Love

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