to Kumamoto

To Kumamoto

After spending one night in Fukuoka in Kyushu in Japan, we headed for Kumamoto. It was a short holiday for a friend of us, too and we wanted to go there with...



Remembering my good old days in Fukuoka

This time in Japan, we went to Kyushu for a short holiday which we had tried a few years ago but could not achieve. The Japan Rail Pass we had bought does…


Looking down at Paris

The Musée de L’Orangerie we went to is in Jardin des Tuileries. And in Jardin des Tuileries, the Christmas market was being held on the day in December. This place was very…

Emilia Romagna

A modern hotel in Bologna

The hotel in Bologna was I Portici. This was a very modern hotel in white all over. The atmosphere did not tell anything about the town, but very comfortable and location was excellent….


Clock tower

This clock tower is in the People’s Square (Narodni Trg) in Zadar, Croatia, where there was also our accommodation. The building was built in the Venetian Era in the 16th century,…


Carlo Felice Theatre

 The main purpose for revisiting Genoa was to see the ballet at this theatre.Last time I found they would show Romeo & Juliet here, but until I bought the programme, I did not know…

Miranda Friends


This is my friend, Tarcisio’s posting. There were some small things that impressed me in Moscow, because things were different from the west: One of these was that the newspapers were basically free and a...

Virgin Atlantic Airlines

According to company’s official web site, Virgin Atlantic Airways is a success story. Back In the early 80s Richard Branson was probably best known for Virgin Records – the legendary record label that signed major...

Simple cake

In the tour going into the inland of Crete, we had a rest at Askifoe Plateau.Here we are introduced a simple cake.It is a kind of crepe with cottage cheese and you put some...

to Rhodes seeking the view of warm sea

We missed the view of warm sea, so decided to visit Rhodes in Greece just as a long weekend. Our flight was from Gatwick Airport in London and the departure time was...

Restaurant recommended by our guide

On the day we arrived in Taiwan, I asked our guide for a good Taiwanese restaurant. She recommended Shin Yeh, which apparently has a branch in Japan, too. I checked my guide book and...

The first dinner

The first restaurant we went in Klaipeda in Lithuania was Friedricho which was listed in our guide book.This was a complex where there were many restaurants with the same name in one...

Easygoing trolleybus

The capital city of Crimea is Simferopol where the airport is and from there to Yalta in south is more than 80 km. The transport which connects these two towns is...