The magnificent view of Dunnottar Castle

After having a meal at a restaurant in the countryside of Stonehaven in southern Aberdeenshire, which was our excursion from Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, we took a taxi to visit Dunnottar Castle,…


Seafood in a restaurant in the countryside

After a few days of our stay in Edinburgh, Scotland, finally the weekend started, so we had an excursion. The destination was Dunnottar Castle, just south of Aberdeen. From Edinburgh, you can take…


Visiting St. Giles Cathedral

On the day of our Workation in Edinburgh, we took a long lunch break and went to see St Giles’ Cathedral in the old town. Although our guidebook says the cathedral is open…


Concept of check

This photo was taken in a restaurant at Torrechiara in Emilia Romagna, Italy.As you can see, the check cloth is often used as a table cloth not only in Italy.In Italy, ‘check’ is…


On the way to Hue

The next day in Vietnam, we had one day excursion to Hue from Da Nang. This time, it was a luxurious tailor made tour with a guide and a driver. A brand…

Ishigaki Island

Had a rest at a herb garden

On the day when we took a taxi to tour around Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan, we passed lunch time without noticing, so instead of having a proper lunch, we had a…

Miranda Friends

Japanese whisky

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. I like whisky very much. Since I was a boy I have appreciated European whiskies, especially Irish and Scottish. Because I knew that Japan produces good whiskies,...

a Japanese in San Telmo

On Sunday in Buenos Aires in Argentina, we went to the antique market in San Telmo area which we had also been to last time. We took a taxi from Recoleta area and...

British Airways

British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom, based in Waterside, near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport. According to the company’s official web site, on 25 August 1919, British...

They eat very well there

When I told my Italian friends that I was going to Puglia, south Italy, they all said ' si mangia bene'.It means something like 'they eat very well there'.The first meal we had in...

To Riga

We had a short holiday in Riga in Latvia, one of the three Baltic countries. This was one of the places I always wanted to go, but there was a reason why ...

Big fat oysters

I went to Oumicho Market in Kanazawa. There are lots of good looking seafood including these big oysters. I noticed the label saying that you can eat them there. The prices are different...

The pleasure boat on Danube

After taking a break at a nice hotel in Budapest, Hungary, we took the metro train to the Danube River, which runs through the town. Or rather, when we were about to go,...