Greece

Episode on the return flight

[Aug.2009] After having my summer holiday in Crete, I came back to Athens and spent one day walking around the city using my guide book.And on the day to return home, because the underground to…

Italy

Photogenic Final Borgo

[Dec.2012] This time in Liguria, a taxi driver Roberto in Finale Ligure took me around.When I took a taxi from the station, his taxi was there twice, and from the third time I phoned him…

London

Train with no drivers

[Nov.2012] This is Dockland Light Railway (DLR) which runs in east London. They run without any drivers, just like Yurikamome in Tokyo. I had a look and found that DLR comercially started in 1987 and…

Italy

This is the notorious cruise ship

[Nov.2012] When you are absorbed the beauty of sea view with gondolas in Venice, the elephantine cruise ship comes into your sight.These ships are the subject of the main dispute in Venice.I do not know…

Italy

Talk with seasoned Gondolier

[Nov.2012] This time in Venice, I took a gondola as soon as possible before rain started.I enjoy a gondola ride every time I come to the city.It is very nice and romantic to see the…

Italy

Water bus is for everyone

[Nov.2012] Whenever you get out of Santa Lucia station of Venice, you would open your mouth seeing the breathtaking beauty.This was my 4th visit after 9 years, but I was spellbound by the view.In this…

Milan

Yellow in Milan

[Oct.2012] It started in Paris in 2007 and now all over the place. This rental bicycle service started in December 2008 in Milan. The bicycles are yellow in Milan, very Italian. In Paris they are…

Italy

Keep it up, Red Arrow!

[Oct.2012] In the Duomo square in Milan, Italian National Railway's 'Red Arrow' was exhibited.This is apparently the newest model called 'Freccia Rossa 1000'.It can run at 400km/h, and it will be operated to run actually…

Cappadocia

Balloon flight

[August 2012] To join the balloon flight in Cappadocia in Turkey, you have to get up around 4 am. But it is worth it. It is very interesting to see the balloons getting swollen and…