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 »

about time capsule and others
Boston

About time capsule and others

Miranda

I continue talking about our walking tour in Boston with Fran. Basically we followed the route called Freedom Trail. This Trail takes us all the significant places related to the historical events which led to their independence and it is about 4 km (2.5 miles). So our walking tour was full of history. One … Continued »

learning American history
Boston

Learning American history

Miranda

You might have noticed that we did not have any postings about United States, though it is a famous big country. Now I am going to talk about our journey there for the first time in this blog. Actually I have been there a few times before, but it was the first … Continued »

Wonderful ryokan in Hakone
Japan

Wonderful ryokan in Hakone

Miranda

This is the view from the balcony of our room in a ryokan(Japanese style hotel) called Hanaougi in Goura in Hakone.This balcony has got a open air hot spring bath, which was excellent! The foods, atmosphere, and service were very good, too.I would recommend this ryokan. Continued »

Marvelous collection
Croatia

Marvelous collection

Miranda

If I only heard “Church Art Museum”, I would not have got interested, but because I saw some photos of its exhibits in a leaflet introducing Zadar, Croatia, I definitely wanted to go there. This museum is run by a Benedictine monastery and the staff is all nuns. The photography in … Continued »

Look over the village
Japan

Look over the village

Miranda

Next morning, we visited the Ogimachi Village in Shirakawago in Japan, which is listed as a Unesco World Heritage. We wore everything we had thinking it would be cold, but in fact it was a fine day and very warm during the day. We left our luggage at the tourist information office … Continued »

Udon of Kagawa
miranda-friends
Miranda Friends
Udon of Kagawa
This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. Kagawa prefecture in Japan is famous for its Udon (kind of noodles prepared with flour of wheat). According to my Japanese friend, Udon that you can find in this area are thicker and more chewy than those you can eat in others area in Japan. In the ... Continued »
Emirates airlines
airlines
Airlines
Emirates airlines
Emirates is an airline based at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to the company’s official website, On 25th October 1985, Emirates flew its first routes out of Dubai with just two aircraft. It often happens that flag carrier companies get state aids, but the government of Dubai has given only initial ... Continued »
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