Hamadan
people we met during the trip to Kermanshah

People we met during the trip to Kermanshah

From Hamadan, a city in the western Iran, we visited Kermanshah just for a day. Kermanshah is the capital city of the province of the same name which has the border...

Miranda

Hamadan

At the ruins of Sasanian Empire near Takab

We stayed one night in a town called Takab in West Azerbaijan province in the north west of Iran. It is situated about 250 km north west of Hamadan, the largest…

Iran

In Tabriz and in Maragheh

On the day we met Shahsavan people in Iran, we went and stayed in Tabriz, a city not far from the Turkish border. This is another famous place for carpet making and…

Italy

How to make a ring

The Basilia of San Francesco in Arezzo in Italy is famous for 15th century’s Pietro della Francesca’s paintings, but to see this you have to book in advance. We were there in…

Jerez de la Frontera

Sherry in Jerez

Jerez de la Frontera in southern Spain is famous for its sherry. Apparently, the word ‘sherry’ came from this town’s name. While the Arabs dominated this area, they called this town Sherish…

miranda-friends
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...
airlines
Airlines

Iberia

Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A., commonly known as Iberia, is the flag carrier airline of Spain. Based in Madrid, it operates an international network of services from its main bases of Madrid-Barajas Airport and...
food
Food

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...
hotels
Hotels

Very reasonably priced hotel

The first hotel we stayed in Coimbra in Portugal was three star Hotel Oslo which was very close to Coimbra A station.The exterior of the building was not particularly special, but the...
food
Restaurants

simple dishes and the designer hotel

We had a short holiday in Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia in Spain. It is famous for its sherry. When we arrived in the town on the sunny day without any...
food
Food

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...
transports
Transports

into Pakistan

In the morning in Tashkurgan, a village near the border in China after staying one night, our bus disappeared with our luggage at 9 am which was supposed to be the departure...