Italy
a very nice restaurant in Bosa

A very nice restaurant in Bosa

On the day we visited Bosa, a town on the west coast of Sardinia, Italy, after visiting the ruins of a castle on a hill, we first made a reservation for lunch. As...

Miranda

Italy

Revisiting Bosa

From Alghero, where we were staying on Sardinia, Italy, we went on an excursion to Bosa, a town about 50 kilometers south. This was our second time to visit Bosa. The first time…

Akita

The Lakeside Hotel and Katakuri (Asian fawnlily)

We stayed in a Ryokan, a Japanese style hotel, called “Katakuri no Hana (Asian fawnlily flowers) on the lakeside of Lake Tazawa in Akita prefecture, Japan. The exterior was not special, but…

Lisbon

Carmo Convent and Sardine Shop

The weather was lovely on the third day in Lisbon in Portugal, too. Unfortunately, because of my husband’s leg injury, we could not do much sightseeing this time, but just to enjoy…

Emilia Romagna

Eating and sightseeing in Bologna

Because we wanted to eat the authentic Bolonese, we went to Bologna from Milan in Italy. We have not been there for some time. The restaurant we headed for was Trattoria della…

miranda-friends
Miranda Friends

Stay in a Ryokan

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. In the touristic town of Kotohira, in Kagawa prefecture, I stayed one night in a tipical Japanese hotel (Ryokan), called Tsuruya. My Japanese friend Shogo, who accompanied...
shopping
Shopping

Gorgeous pendant

On the day we walked along the walking course in Toledo in my guide book, we went to Taller del Moro, but found that it was closed. So instead, we went into...
airlines
Airlines

Air China

According to company’s official web site, Air China Limited (“Air China”) and its predecessor, the former Air China, were founded in 1988. According to the “Civil Aviation System Reform Program” which was approved and passed...
food
Food

A fishing village

This is a fishing village called Portmagee in Ireland.During the bus tour, the guide emphasised that they serve the best seafood in the country, so my expectation had swollen.But, the restaurant he recommended...
hotels
Hotels

A Big Room

This is a part of the room in Lotte Hotel in Seoul. It was a surprisingly big room. Is it because Korea is in a continent and has a plenty of land? Or...
food
Restaurants

Relaxing pub

After enjoying the nature in Cumbria, north England, we went to this pub for dinner. This one is called Wheatsheaf in Beetham and it has got a history since 1609. As soon...
food
Food

The tasty things in Malta

I have already written that seafood, vegetables and wines were very good in Malta, but the thing I must not forget is bread. Usually, I am not very keen on carbohydrate stuff,...
transports
Transports

rickshaw ride in Yufuin

It was another fine day on our second day in Yufuin, the hot spring resort in Oita prefecture in Kyushu in Japan. The shuttle bus run by the accommodation took us to...