Orvieto Cathedral

Orvieto Cathedral

Orvieto, the town in Umbria in Italy is famous for its gorgeous cathedral. On the facade there are golden mosaics which make it really shiny. There are so many treasures in Italy,...



The good lunch in Assisi

There seems a lot more to see than the famous Basilica of San Francesco in Assisi in Italy, but after spending long time looking at things in the basilica, we were very…


Pienza, another pretty town in Tuscany

I dropped in a small town of Pienza in Tuscany because the hotel landlady in Montepulciano recommended. It is an another pretty town in Tuscany, which is listed in the Unesco World Heritage…


Walk in the Rain

During the bank holiday weekend in early May, we visited our friends’ second house in Dartmoor in Devon in the southwest of England. I have not been to the countryside in…


Blue road

Here in London, you mayhave noticed blue roads recently.I did not know until one of my Facebook friends told me, but this is a special road for cyclists.The purpose is to encourage…

Miranda Friends

Excursion to Nara

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. During my stay in Osaka we decided to go to Nara for one day. Nara was the first capital of Japan. It took us almost one hour...

Handicrafts in Scanno

Scanno, the town in Abruzzo in the middle of Italy, is small but they have high quality handicrafts. It is especially famous for the pendant called Presentosa. We also saw some of them...

Thai Airways International

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited is the national carrier of the Kingdom of Thailand. It operates domestic, regional and intercontinental flights radiating from its home base in Bangkok to key destinations around the world...


From Paraty in Brazil, we went to our last destination, Rio de Janeiro, by car. After arriving there around mid-day, we went to a restaurant called Boteco Belmonte near our hotel. What...

Room With The View

Because the hotel we had booked in Paphos in Cyprus was horrible, we had to look for another place. I would have thought that we should go to the tourist office and...

Listen to Fado

We listened to Fado for the first time. It was in a restaurant called Clube de Fado in Alfama area in Lisbon. I had thought that Fado was always heavy and sad, but...

The local dish

Idar-Oberstein in Germany is famous not only for its gem stones, but also for its local dish called Spiessbraten.They cook pork which was marinated for 24 hours at the open fire with firewood...

The things you see a lot in Taiwan

I have already told you that there are numerous places to eat in Taiwan.Another thing you see a lot in this country is scooters.I had thought the biggest scooter country was Italy, but I...