arrived in Alghero

Arrived in Alghero

The flight from Rome to Alghero in Sardinia was quite packed, but Alitalia had a rule to make the middle seats free, so we did not have to be too close to...



Fly to Italy during the pandemic

At the end of August this year, we were originally planning to go to Japan. But Japan has been virtually adopting a national isolation, so our flight was cancelled. Instead, we decided…


A relaxing day in Looe

In the morning of the third day in Looe, the seaside town in Cornwall in south western England, I had ordered pancake for breakfast and got astonished to find that it…

South Tyrol

Culture, language

The South Tyrol belongs to Italy, but not only the view but also the culture is very German.The master of the festival on the stage spoke first in German and then in…


Manuel, the driver

The taxi driver who took us around Monsanto, Portugal was Manuel. He was quite elderly and a bit eccentric, wearing camouflage fatigues. He had a photo of the world disliked people in…


Striking colours in Burano

After leaving our luggage in our hotel in Murano, the island famous for its glassware, we went out to Burano island. One of the themes of our holiday in Venice this time was…

Miranda Friends

Meditate in a Zen garden

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. During my stay in Kansai area I had the opportunity to visit the temple Ryoan-ji in Kyoto, which has one of the most important Zen gardens in...

happy Mandrogi

The first port of call during our cruise in Russia was Mandrogi, a village on Svir River. This is a new village which was recognised as a village in 1999 and the...

JAL Japan Airlines

JAL Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) (Nihon Kōkū Kabushiki-gaisha) is an airline headquartered in Shinagawa, in Tokyo, Japan. It is the flag carrier of Japan and its main hubs are Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and...

Shopska Salad

This dish is called Shopska Salad, which I ate many times in Macedonia.In Japan it is introduced as a Bulgarian dish.It is the same thing.A simple salad with pieces of tomatoes, cucumbers and...

The Hotel Where We Stayed

We stayed in a hotel called Parco dei Principi in Roccella Jonica in southern Italy. They had a huge site facing the main road and the local people seemed to use...

The oldest beer garden in Munich

Our destination in the Englischergarten in Munich was the beer garden around the “Chinese Tower”. This beer garden has been here since 1791 and the oldest in Munich. Here, we had...

Iveria Hotel and Lunch

We came back to Tbilisi from Mtskheta, the ancient city of Georgia. On the way, Ana, our guide, pointed out one building from the car, saying “That is the most luxurious...

Into the clouds

The second historical and pretty train we took in Isle of Man was Snaefell Mountain Railway.It goes from Laxey up to the top of Snaefell, the only mountain in the island.The...