Highlands
On Isle of Skye

On Isle of Skye

During our bus tour around the Highlands of Scotland, the accommodation on that day was in a port town called Portree on Isle of Skye. Skye is the largest island in Scotland, but...

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Highlands

Eilean Donan Castle, everyone’s favourite

Of the many castle ruins in Scotland, the one that looks the best is probably Eilean Donan Castle. SNS friends living in Scotland also described it as “Eilean Donan, everyone’s favourite.” Eilean Donan…

Highlands

Glen Coe’s massacre is still talked about

Glen Coe was the highlight of the third day of the bus tour around the Highlands in Scotland. We finally ran out of luck on this day and it rained. So the visibility…

Highlands

Isle of Iona, the spiritual island

During our island tour in the Highlands of Scotland, after getting 120% satisfaction on Isle of Staffa, we visited Isle of Iona next. I remember my old colleague spending her holiday here, expressing…

South Korea

Vegetable was too thick and hard…

In Gyeongju in Korea, we had a meal called Ssam Pap.This means 'wrapping rice' apparently.We had some colourful vegetables to wrap the rice and others, but they were so thick and hard, which…

Sweden

How Expensive!

Northern Europe is known being expensive. It is really so. For the dinner, we chose a restaurant from my guide book to enjoy seafood. The foods were good, but not that good to be…

England

Hot Camden

It was a hot day in July. We went out to Camden Town in London. This place is always full of people and full of colours, which is exciting for me. This photo…

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Miranda Friends

Osaka castle

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. One of the most important touristic attraction in the city of Osaka is its castle. It was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, one of the three people who...
shopping
Shopping

Emerald in Bogotà

Some days before we left for Colombia, I was at an antique complex in London and a vendor told me “This emerald is from Colombia. The emeralds of Colombia is the best in the world“....
airlines
Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, headquartered at Atatūrk Airport in Istanbul. According to company’’s official website, on 20th may 1933, the “State Airlines Administration” operating under the supervision of the...
food
Food

Local dish

I went to see Hadrian’s Wall in north England with friends. On the way, we stopped for lunch at a town called Brampton. The speciality around here is Cumberland Sausage, made from pork...
hotels
Hotels

Pousada in Estoi

We stayed one night in the Pousada in Estoi, a village located about 11 km north of Faro in the Algarve region in southern Portugal. Local people pronounced Estoi as eshtoi. I was...
food
Restaurants

To Calabria in Southern Italy

We spent our summer holiday in Calabria in the south of Italy this year. It is in the “toe” section of the boot of Italy. This was my first visit to...
food
Food

Restaurant ‘Teatro’

This is a photo of a plate in a restaurant called Teatro in Varese, a town in north Italy.The food there was sooo good that I want to introduce it.I took the grilled...
transports
Transports

A quaint lift

This is an old lift called Santa Justa in the middle of Lisbon. When you are walking on the pedestrianised street, you will see this suddenly. Apparently it was build towards the...