A town called Torquay

A town called Torquay

The reason why we chose Torquay, a town in southwest England, as our last domestic trip in the UK is because there was someone we wanted to meet. My husband meets her every...


The last ‘domestic trip’ in the UK

In mid-March, when the weather was not particularly good, we stayed in Torquay, a town in southwest England, for two nights. “Domestic travel refers to travel within the country of residence,” says AI….


Rocca Sforzesca Castle and silk

Soncino, a historic town in Lombardy, northern Italy, is also home to a castle called Rocca Sforzesca Castle. Soncino was under the control of the Duchy of Milan for a long time, but…


A meal at Soncino that exceeded expectations

In Soncino in Lombardy, Northern Italy, we made a reservation for lunch as soon as we arrived, and it was really good that we did. It was called Antica Rocca, and we were…


Mt.Ararat and the monastery

I realise now that I was very lucky to see the Mt.Ararat so clearly. I read some travel blogs of various people and apparently the mountain is often hidden behind clouds….


Limestone Cave Called Grotta di Nettuno

On the second day of our stay in Alghero in Sardinia, Italy, the weather was not very nice and it looked like it could start raining at any moment, as the weather forecast had predicted….


Walk in the heavy rain

When we asked at the hotel reception how to get to the famous Guggenheim Museum from the old town, she said “You can walk there” and pointed out the route on…

Miranda Friends

Mount Konpira

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. Before leaving the town of Kotohira, our aim was climbing up the mount Konpira and visiting the temple located on the peak. The path was quite difficult...

Pendant of the Byzantine Era

This is the pendant I bought in Lefkara village in Cyprus. This village is famous for its lace making, but their silverwork has got a long history, too. Once upon a time,...

JAL Japan Airlines

JAL Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) (Nihon Kōkū Kabushiki-gaisha) is an airline headquartered in Shinagawa, in Tokyo, Japan. It is the flag carrier of Japan and its main hubs are Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and...

Moravian cuisine and fireworks

We went to Moravia region in Czech Republic around the time of Spring Bank Holiday in late May. The capital city, Prague is in Bohemia region and Moravia is the eastern...

The hotel with full of history

The hotel we stayed in Cortona in Tuscany was Hotel San Michele facing the steep slope in the old town. From the outside, it looked old and historical, and in fact...

Tate St Ives and very good dinner

We could have enjoyed just walking around for hours in St Ives, the town in Cornwall in the south west England, but because this is a rare occasion, we decided to visit...

Taste was exploded

Our last dinner in Malta was in a seafood restaurant in Marsaxlokk called Ir-Rizzu. My starter was octopus and prawn and the main was Dott, fish with white flesh, simply grilled. Everything...

To the castle by metro

One of the main attractions in Prague is the castle.Our hotel was at the edge of the old town, so we decided to go there by metro.My guide book says ” the...