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summer holiday in Canada

Summer holiday in Canada

We spent our summer holiday in Canada this year. My husband had always wanted to visit this country, because his favourite comic which he had read when he was a child was...

Miranda

Oslo

Whale in Oslo

We stayed only two nights in Oslo, Norway, but we did quite a lot of things and felt satisfied, but there was one thing we have not done yet. That was…

Oslo

Looking at paintings of Munch in Oslo

I do not know many famous people from Norway, but I know Munch, the painter. The National Gallery where there are paintings of Munch was unfortunately closed for renovation work to…

Oslo

Visiting the Resistance Museum in Oslo

Coming out of Akershus Castle in Oslo in Norway, we noticed the Resistance Museum on the left hand side. With the Oslo Pass, it is free to get in, so we…

Italy

Talk with seasoned Gondolier

This time in Venice, I took a gondola as soon as possible before rain started.I enjoy a gondola ride every time I come to the city.It is very nice and romantic to see the…

Italy

The market which sells snails

This is a box of snails I saw in Catania, the second biggest city in Sicily, south Italy.They are all alive and wiggle continuously.In this market, mainly sea-foods were sold, but there were…

Brasov

Shopping in Brasov

You can enjoy shopping in Brasov in Romania, which is a quite big city. This photo is the blouse of their national costume, which I bought there. It is hand embroidered. Actually,…

miranda-friends
Miranda Friends

Udon of Kagawa

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. Kagawa prefecture in Japan is famous for its Udon (kind of noodles prepared with flour of wheat). According to my Japanese friend, Udon that you can find...
shopping
Shopping

Handicrafts in Scanno

Scanno, the town in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, is small but they have high quality handicrafts. It is especially famous for the pendant called Presentosa. We also saw some of them...
airlines
Airlines

Alitalia

Compagnia Aerea Italiana S.p.A. (Italian Air Company), operating as Alitalia, is the flag carrier and national airline of Italy, which took over the name, the landing rights, many planes and some other assets from the...
food
Food

Plenty of butter

As soon as we arrived in Sansia by train and bus from Taipei, our Taiwanese friend said ' we have to eat this in Sansia' and took us to one shop selling Bull Horn...
hotels
Hotels

The staff was good, but…

We stayed in a hotel called Park Inn in Klaipeda in Lithuania.This photo is the view from our room.When we stay in one place for our holiday, I often use the online...
food
Restaurants

Dinner in Lincoln

On the first evening in Lincoln, we went to a restaurant called Jew’s House. We had found this one on the internet and it looked good, so we had booked a table...
food
Food

Plenty of butter

As soon as we arrived in Sansia by train and bus from Taipei, our Taiwanese friend said ' we have to eat this in Sansia' and took us to one shop selling Bull Horn...
transports
Transports

From Oporto to Coimbra

Our destination this time were Coimbra and Monsanto in Portugal.We flew to Oporto and went from the airport to the train station called Campanha by 'Metro'.At the Metro station in the airport,...