Iran
to Tehran

To Tehran

Before boarding Iran Air, I had the last glass of wine at Heathrow Airport in London. Alcohol was prohibited in Iran. And women had to wear scarf and loose-fitting coat even...

Miranda

Gilgit

Chaotic Rawalpindi

Our long travelling from China to Pakistan for more than 40 days was coming down to the final stage. On the last day in Gilgit, the town in the northern Pakistan, we…

Gilgit

Sightseeing around Gilgit

On the second day in Gilgit, the town in the northern Pakistan, we had some pancakes for breakfast and had a chat with the manager of this hotel, North Inn. He was…

Gilgit

Gilgit, the town with men only

We left Karimabad, the utopia in the northern Pakistan chartering a jeep again with the British man with whom we were together when we had crossed the border and went further down…

England

To See the Sea

The weekend forecast was sunny, so we went all the way to Hastings, in the south of England, to see the sea. This was my second visit here. The first time…

Hong Kong

Skyscrapers in Hong Kong

My family came to see me off at the Narita Airport in Japan and I flew to Hong Kong. It was the beginning of my grand journey across China. I was not…

Milan

Graduation ceremony

We were invited to attend a university graduation in Milan, Italy.I was expecting a ceremony with many students in a big hall and the president ‘s speech, but it was totally…

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Miranda Friends

Relaxed in a Jazz bar in Kobe

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. Our friend Okazawa-san accompanied us in Kobe city. It is only half an hour by train from Osaka. Kobe is a city near the mountain and the...
shopping
Shopping

shopping on Ishigaki Island

I cannot remember exactly where, but probably in the hotel, I got a booklet called “Ishigaki Sightseeing Guidebook 2017”. This booklet has a lot of information on Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan...
airlines
Airlines

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...
food
Food

Delicious Chicken Tabaka

On the fourth day of our summer holiday in Georgia, we stayed for one night in Kutaisi, the third largest city in this country. From Gori to Kutaisi, it took about...
hotels
Food

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...
food
Restaurants

Delicious Foods are Good for Your Soul (Milan)

One day in January, when the winter sale was already in the latter half, we were walking cheerfully towards my favourite brand’s outlet in Milan in Italy and I tripped and fell....
food
Food

Delicious Chicken Tabaka

On the fourth day of our summer holiday in Georgia, we stayed for one night in Kutaisi, the third largest city in this country. From Gori to Kutaisi, it took about...
transports
Transports

Travel by Train

The hotel staff member in Roccella Jonica in southern Italy said “This area is forgotten. You will see that if you see the train around here”. We took that train and...