Chiba
the fortune slip at a temple in Kashiwa

The fortune slip at a temple in Kashiwa

We went to Koryuzan Fusebenten Tokaiji temple in Kashiwa in Chiba prefecture for Hatsumode (a Japanese tradition, the first visit of the year to a temple or a shrine during the New...

Miranda

Tokyo

At the restaurant in Minami Azabu in Tokyo

On the day we visited Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, we went all the way to Minami Azabu to the restaurant called ‘Gonpachi’. A friend of ours in London recommended this restaurant long…

Tokyo

The queue at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo

During our stay in Japan this time, we visited Akasaka Palace, the State Guest House in Tokyo. A friend of ours invited us to go together because they were exhibiting the open-top…

Miura

The tuna bowl and sightseeing boat in Misaki

After enjoying Umanose Domon on the Jogashima Island in Miura City in Japan, we walked to Jogashima Lighthouse. There was a path above Umanose Domon and the view from there was picturesque,…

Greece

Hand-woven

At the edge of Hora town in Naxos, there is a community centre. When we were in Naxos, they were holding an exhibition and sale event of hand woven cloth. I went…

Apulia

The sea around Tremiti

The sea at Tremiti was so beautiful that I could not stop laughing.This is one of the best sea I have ever seen.It was a bit too cold to get in for me…

Lithuania

Dane River

The key of Klaipeda’s development is the ice-free port at the mouth of Dane River in Lithuania. We saw many colourful containers from our window at the hotel. Germans and Lithuanians both…

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Miranda Friends

USSR, Moscow 1980 – 3

This is my friend, Tarcisio’s posting. Walking around in Moscow, we were surprised to see no foods on the shelves in the supermarket, included the famous department store called Gum. But in the hotel we...
shopping
Shopping

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...
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

Cake in Andalucia

On the way from Granada to Ubeda by bus, we stopped at a place called Jaen for 20 minutes. We went out to the town and found a small market. Here we found...
food
Restaurants

the last lunch in Rhodes Town

The last meal we had in Rhodes in Greece was at the restaurant called Tverna Kostas which my husband had found on the internet. It is located in the old town, but...
food
Food

Cake in Andalucia

On the way from Granada to Ubeda by bus, we stopped at a place called Jaen for 20 minutes. We went out to the town and found a small market. Here we found...
transports
Transports

Episode on the return flight

After having my summer holiday in Crete, I came back to Athens and spent one day walking around the city using my guide book.And on the day to return home, because the underground to...