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fly to Italy during the pandemic

Fly to Italy during the pandemic

At the end of August this year, we were originally planning to go to Japan. But Japan has been virtually adopting a national isolation, so our flight was cancelled. Instead, we decided...

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England

A relaxing day in Looe

In the morning of the third day in Looe, the seaside town in Cornwall in south western England, I had ordered pancake for breakfast and got astonished to find that it…

Milan

Canals in Milan

Our friends took us to Navigli, the trendy area in Milan. They say that during weekends, this place is full of young people and it is difficult to walk without bumping…

Vietnam

Three gods

The last place we visited in Hoi An in Vietnam was Museum of Trade Ceramics. Museum was in a old residential house of late 19th century, so it was interesting to see…

Apulia

The Trulli town, Alberobello

This Easter, I had a holiday in Puglia, south Italy with my family.The first destination was the famous Alberobello.There are about 1500 Trullo houses (Trulli in plural) here and the view is a real…

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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
Food

the market full of vitality in Lanzhou

Coming back from Xiahe in Gansu province in China, which was a completely another world, we stayed in a hotel called Yinbin Hotel in Lanzhou which cost 140 yuan ($1 = 8.28...
airlines
Airlines

Cathay Pacific Airways

Initially based in Shanghai, the two men eventually moved to Hong Kong and established the airline.
food
Food

Queue to eat big bowl of seafood

The small restaurants in Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo opens at around 4 am and closes at 1 pm.It must have been only for the workers of the market, but now they are for...
hotels
Hotels

the changeable weather in St Ives

We stayed at Poldhu Guest House in St Ives in Cornwall, the south western end of England. Because we decided to come to St Ives quite late, when we tried booking a...
food
Restaurants

Dinner

The last of our Da Nang night tour in Vietnam was the dinner. The restaurant was called “Apsara” and there were performances of music and dance. It seemed that the customers were mainly...
food
Food

Queue to eat big bowl of seafood

The small restaurants in Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo opens at around 4 am and closes at 1 pm.It must have been only for the workers of the market, but now they are for...
transports
Transports

By local trains

Because the weather is not usually nice in England, when it is sunny in the weekend, I feel I ought to go somewhere.On this Saturday, we decided to go to Windsor.I found...