Sardinia
Coral in Sardinia

Coral in Sardinia

When we were walking in the streets of the old town of Alghero in Sardinia in Italy, we noticed that many shops were selling coral jewellery. According to our guidebook and...

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Sardinia

The Churches in Castelsardo

After seeing the basket museum in the ruin of the castle in Castelsardo, a town in the north of Sardinia in Italy, we walked down the opposite slope from the way…

Sardinia

Knives and Baskets

When we were walking in Castelsardo, a town in the north of Sardinia in Italy, we noticed that there were many shops selling knives with sharp blades and colourful handles. The…

Sardinia

The Lobster Spaghetti in Castelsardo

The weather did not improve on the next day of our short holiday in Sardinia in Italy. We asked the receptionist in our hotel for some ideas of things to do…

Genoa

Mystery of ‘White Arrow’ train

This is the train called White Arrow, which we took from Genoa to Milan. It took less than 2 hours and stopped only at Pavia. Very nice and clean, too. BUT… The ticket…

Italy

Monastery

On the hill of Monte dei Cappuccini in Turin in Italy where the view was wonderful, there is a monastery. It is for ‘Order of Friars Minor Capuchin’ monks and they are…

France

As small as a prison cell

This time, our hotel was Elysees Niel Hotel, located north east of Arc de triomphe de l’Étoile. The location was good, and functional, but the room was so small. Fortunately our suitcase was…

miranda-friends
Miranda Friends

The small town of Kotohira

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. The first stop of my travel in Kagawa prefecture in Japan was Kotohira city. During day time this city is very busy because it is located on...
shopping
Shopping

a Japanese in San Telmo

On Sunday in Buenos Aires in Argentina, we went to the antique market in San Telmo area which we had also been to last time. We took a taxi from Recoleta area and...
airlines
Airlines

American Airlines

On the morning of April 15, 1926, a young aviator named Charles A. Lindbergh stowed a bag of mail in his little DH-4 biplane and took off from Chicago for St. Louis. Later that day,...
food
Food

Giros

We looked for a restaurant recommended in our guide book for dinner in Thessaloniki in Greece. But it was not there and a woman at kiosk told us it was closed down. I suppose...
hotels
Hotels

The hotel which used to be a powder magazine

The old town of Monopoli, south Italy is surrounded by the wall with a lot of cannons on top of it.I stayed a hotel just inside the wall called Hotel Don Ferrante.It opened...
food
Restaurants

current Poland and ‘UkiUki’ restaurant

My husband asked Mariusz, our guide who took us around for the Communism Tour, about the current situation in Poland. So he stopped the minibus on a bridge and started chatting. According...
food
Food

Giros

We looked for a restaurant recommended in our guide book for dinner in Thessaloniki in Greece. But it was not there and a woman at kiosk told us it was closed down. I suppose...
transports
Transports

‘ Knossos Palace’, a highlight of the holiday

The ferry journey from Athens to Crete was a highlight of my summer holiday of that year.The big ferry called 'Knossos Palace' was a decent hotel on the sea.The cabin was more functional than...