What do you like about the place you reside? Says Cup of Jo reader Katherine: “Kitsilano, a seaside neighborhood in Vancouver, is beautiful yr spherical (even within the wet winter) but it surely shines brightest in the summertime when Vancouverites flock to Kits pool, the longest out of doors pool in North America!” Right here, 11 different readers share what’s nice concerning the locations they name house…
“Chicago is the place I met my husband and the place our youngsters had been born — it’s house. I like that it’s a metropolis of neighborhoods, every with its personal taste; house to world-class eating places and museums; and, that for 5 months a yr, folks flock outdoors and are reminded of, regardless of the chilly winter, how superior the town is.” — Clothilde, Chicago
“Brussels may be fairly wet, however on the finish of the day we at all times get one or two hours of rosy sunshine. It’s the proper time to go for a stroll, get a €2 waffle and pet canine (see additionally: the bazillion sundown pics in my telephone).” — Gabrielle, Brussels, Belgium
“I like how protected Taipei is. Folks right here don’t hesitate to save lots of seats in cafés and eating places by placing their purses or telephones or computer systems on the desk. I as soon as left my laptop computer in a neighborhood cafe whereas I ran house to seize my charger. It by no means occurred to me that it wouldn’t be there once I got here again.” — Kathy, Taipei
“What I discover so endearing about Portland is, of all issues, the garages! Since area comes at a premium, you’ll usually discover neighboring homes sharing a storage — with a line down the center to separate their distinct halves, that are adorned to match the principle home. How cute is that?!” — Sophie, Portland, Oregon
“I stay in Northern Michigan (aka ‘Up North’ for Michiganders). Winters may be robust, however the picturesque cities, sand dunes, seashores with Caribbean blue water, and limitless adventures make them value it. The Sleeping Bear Dunes Nationwide Lakeshore (pictured right here) feels such as you’re standing on the fringe of the world.” — Erin, Northern Michigan
“In Barcelona, I like bumping into buildings from the Catalan modernist motion. They at all times go away me in a state of awe. This one — architect Antoni Gaudí’s first home within the metropolis — is simply two blocks from my condo.” — Diana, Barcelona
“I stay in Edmonton, Canada, which is the northernmost metropolis in North America with a inhabitants of over a million. Why would I stay on this land of snow and ice, you ask? The Rocky Mountains and the proximity to grandparents.” — Kara, Edmonton
“We stay on a farm in a small city known as Tulbagh in South Africa. What I like most about it’s with the ability to begin and finish every day with a putting view of the mountains. Our house is a serene area with a sense of peace and gratitude. A protected haven after an extended day of labor.” — Bongi, the Western Cape, South Africa
“I stay in Brooklyn with my husband and our daughters. I like what number of completely different cultures we get to expertise. In a single week, we’d go uptown to Barney Greengrass for bagels and lox, cease by a Mexican bakery in Sundown Park for pan dulce, and eat dim sum in Chinatown. My women get particularly excited after we meet somebody who speaks Spanish, like they do. Fortunately, in New York this occurs so much.” — Melina, Brooklyn
“I stay in Ohio to be near household and due to Lake Erie!” — Emily, Cleveland, Ohio
“It’s onerous to sum up in a single image, however what I like about Dublin are all of the ways in which one can entry the Irish Sea. A fast bike trip, swimming costume and towel, and I’m within the ocean. The water isn’t heat however we get in anyway. A cup of tea from a flask warms us up after, and post-swim chats feed the soul. Dublin, you magnificence.” — Trish, Dublin
What do you like about the place you reside?
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