Ellis Island
New York City

Ellis Island

Miranda

On the second day in New York, we went to Ellis Island where all those immigrants from Europe went through. Because had bought the 9 am boat tickets, we left our hotel early enough, but on the way, we took a wrong subway and in the end we had to run to … Continued »

Empire State Building in the clouds
New York City

Empire State Building in the clouds

Miranda

In New York, we went up the Empire State Building. It was the third time for me actually, but my husband who visited New York or even USA for the first time wanted to go up there, so we had prepared and bought the tickets beforehand online. But when we arrived by … Continued »

to New York by Amtrack
New York City

To New York by Amtrack

Miranda

From Boston in the USA, we went to New York by train. First, we used Uber to get to the South Station in Boston from the hotel. We often use Uber at home, but during this holiday in the US, it was very useful, too. Well, Uber was born in the US, … Continued »

unlucky day
Boston

Unlucky day

Miranda

On the next day after the day of full sightseeing in Boston, USA, it was raining. It rained all day. Apparently for local people it was a welcome rain, though. There were some companies running the hop on and hop off ‘trolleys’ going around the city, so we decided to take one. And we … Continued »

March in the heavy rain
England

March in the heavy rain

Miranda

We had guests from abroad so we went to Windsor together. We thought it would be better to see the guards’ march, so we checked the time and … Continued »

Pink House
Argentina

Pink House

Miranda

In Buenos Aires there is a Pink House and it is literally pink. In Spanish it is called Casa Rosada and it is the official residence of the President of Argentina. The reason why it is pink is said that because President Salmiento who was inaugurated in 1868 wanted to unite the … Continued »

Bagpipe
Macedonia

Bagpipe

Miranda

 I had thought bagpipes were from Scotland, but here in Kratovo in Macedonia, this old man played their local songs by bagpipe for us. Apparently he is the last bagpipe player in the village. We listened to his music and ate wonderful foods which was cooked by our interpreter Christina’s aunt. Continued »

A Restaurant, Europe and Japan together
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Miranda Friends
A Restaurant, Europe and Japan together
This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. I read recently that in Italy some restaurants that serve mix of Italian and Japanese cookings. In Osaka, in Japan, I had the opportunity to have a dinner in this kind of restaurant, whose name is Butatama. We ordered a sort of Italian starters with mozzarella and ... Continued »
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