Miyako-jima

To Miyako-jima

[ Apr.2019 ] For the Easter holiday this year, we went back to Japan and extended our journey to Miyako-jima, one of the islands in Okinawa prefecture. Unfortunately, my husband injured his foot again, just…

Lisbon

About Our Last Meal in Lisbon and Our Hotel

[ Feb.2019 ] We were planning to have our last meal in Lisbon in Portugal this time at the seafood restaurant called Marisqueira do Lis, which was recommended by the guide of our private tour…

Tenerife

To Tenerife

[ Dec.2018 ] We spent our holiday over Christmas and New Year in Tenerife, one of the Canary islands in Spain. Tenerife is a popular destination for British, German and northern European people seeking the…

Lincoln

Weekend in Lincoln

[ Nov.2018 ] One weekend in late autumn in November, we went to an old town, Lincoln, in the middle of England. We took a crowded train from Kings Cross in London to Peterborough first,…

Akita

A Very Surreal Hot-Spring Ryokan

[ Sept.2018 ] The next place we visited in the Oga Peninsula in the Akita prefecture in Japan was Oga Aquarium GAO. In fact, the reason we had decided to visit Oga Peninsula was that my…

Niigata

Ryokan with Sunset and Murakami Kibori Tsuishu

[ Sept.2018 ] We stayed at the seaside Ryokan (a Japanese style hotel) called ‘Taikanso Senami no Yu’ in Murakami in the Niigata Prefecture in Japan. According to the information on the internet, the hot spring…

Chiba

“Mikazuki” Again

[ Aug.2018 ] They said it was extremely hot this summer in Japan and we went there at the end of summer to visit our family and friends. It was not as hot as it…

Stepantsminda (Kazbegi)

The Chic Hotel and the Dinner in Kazbegi

[ July, 2018 ] In Kazbegi in the north of Georgia, we stayed in the Rooms Hotel. The village is spread on the gentle slope and this hotel is situated on top of it, so…

Tbilisi

Iveria Hotel and Lunch

[ July, 2018 ] 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…