The walking tour and sunset

The walking tour and sunset

After a week of staying in Syracuse, a historic town in Sicily, Italy, we participated in a free walking tour. Actually, it is more meaningful to participate in such tours as soon...



My husband was disappointed, but..

On this day during our summer holiday in Syracuse in Sicily, we had lunch at a restaurant called Locanda del Collegio. The boatman on the boat trip the day before recommended us,…


Washing day

This day was the day when “living” came first during our stay-type holiday in Syracuse, Sicily. As I wrote before, this Airbnb was almost 100 percent comfortable, but there was no washing machine….


Have a beautiful cove to ourselves

The final destination of our boat trip starting from the port of Syracuse in Sicily, Italy, was a cove in a nature reserve. The Libeccio wind was strong, so the boatman changed his…


Pintxo breakfast

We stayed in a hotel called Tryp Bilbao Arenal in the old town of Bilbao in Spain.It is a quite ordinary three star hotel, but the location was very good.At the…


Symbol of the town

We did not have very much time to do the sightseeing in Turin in Italy this time, as we went there for business, but at least we looked up this town’s symbol,…



The second destination of the Eolian Islands tour was Stromboli Island.This island is a volcano itself.This is well-known island among the Eolians and Napolitano, the president of Italy and the designer, Dolce&Gabbana and…

Miranda Friends

Relaxed in a Jazz bar in Kobe

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. Our friend Okazawa-san accompanied us in Kobe city. It is only half an hour by train from Osaka. Kobe is a city near the mountain and the...

the exciting bazaar in Kashgar

The bazaar in Kashgar, the town in the western part of Xinjiang in China is genuine. In Turpan a few days before, I had been disappointed at their bazaar, so this time...

Vietnam Airlines

According to company’s official website, the history of Vietnam Airlines dates back to January 1956 when the Vietnam Civil Aviation Department was established by the Government, marking the birth of the civil aviation industry in...

Boiled eggs at Owakudani

Taking the rope-way, we went to Owakudani, where smoke from Hakone volcano was coming out. Here you can eat black boiled eggs. The taste is the same as white ones, though. They sell...

It is Italy here, too

A young couple invited us for an excursion to South Tyrol, which is in north east of Italy.A long time ago, when I visited Europe for the first time, our group moved...

Madrilenian Cocido

On the last day of our stay in Madrid in Spain, we had to meet a person and went to the arranged place. The area was lovely with stylish small retailers and...

Goose Dish

This is a photo of the goose dish I had in Gdansk in Poland. It was served with a pear sauce. The meat was drier than duck, but it tasted very good....

To Bygdøy Peninsula Using Oslo Pass

We had a very short holiday in Oslo, staying only two nights, so we moved energetically. To do that, we bought a card called an Oslo Pass. This allowed us to...