Estoi

Pousada in Estoi

[ Feb.2017 ] We stayed one night in the Pousada in Estoi, a village located about 11 km north of Faro in the Algarve region in southern Portugal. Local people pronounced Estoi as eshtoi. I was…

Tavira

Pousada in Tavira

[ Feb.2017 ] In our short holiday in Portugal in order to avoid the cold, we stayed two nights in Tavira, which is about 40 km east of Faro in Algarve. The reason why we…

Isla Grande

The hotel on the island

[ Jan.2017 ] The hotel we stayed on the island of Isla Grande in Colombia was the Hotel San Pedro de Majagua. Apparently it used to be a house of a French painter. If I…

Bogota

Arriving in Bogota

[ Dec.2016 ] We spent our Christmas-New Year holiday in Colombia. Because our travel in the three countries in South America the year before was wonderful, we wanted to know this continent more. We used the…

Gibraltar

The hotel in a super yacht

[ Nov.2016 ] The hotel we stayed in Gibraltar was unusual. An anchored boat was the hotel. Its name was Sunborn. We did not feel that we were in a boat when we were in…

Boston

Hotels in the US are very expensive

[ Oct.2016 ] We stayed in three hotels in the US this time. The first one was the Courtyard Marriott Downtown in Boston and the second was the Holiday Inn Express in New York and the…

Chiba

Great fun in the indoor swimming pool

[ Sept.2016 ] The last event we had during our stay in Japan this time was the overnight visit in Kamogawa in Chiba prefecture. The hotel we stayed at was called the ‘Kamogawa Spa Hotel…

Niigata

A room with the view

[ Aug.2016 ] In Niigata City in Japan, we stayed in Hotel Nikko Niigata. It is in Toki Messe where we could walk from the Niigata Port after arriving from Sado Island. While we were…

Warsaw

Feeling as if we lived there

[ Aug.2016 ] The hotel we stayed at in Warsaw after coming back from Gdansk was called Residence St. Andrews Palace. I did not know until we got there, but it was not exactly a…