Bristol

Hot air balloon in Bristol: the first part

[ Aug.2017 ] Bristol, the city in the south west England, is a mecca of hot air balloon flights. Every August, they have the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta with more than 100 balloons going up…

Brno

To Mikulov by bus

[ May 2017 ] On the second day in Moravia region in Czech Republic, we had planned to visit Mikulov, well known town for its wine production near the Austrian border. We asked the bus…

Cartagena

Chaos of the port

[ Jan.2017 ] The last destination of our holiday in Colombia was Isla Grande, one of the Rosario Islands which is about 35 km south west of Cartagena. This archipelago is made up of 27…

New York City

To New York by Amtrack

[ Oct.2016 ] From Boston in the USA, we went to New York by train. First, we used Uber to get to the South Station in Boston from the hotel. We often use Uber at…

Niigata

Back to Niigata Port by ferry

[ Aug.2016 ] After fully enjoying our holiday in Sado Island in Japan, we took a ferry back to Niigata City. There were more things we could have done in Sado, for example, we could…

Sado Island

Large wooden freight ship and tub-turned boat

[ Aug.2016 ] If you go up the slope from the Shukunegi Old Town area in Sado Island in Japan, you will find the Ogi Filk Museum. We heard that there was a restored Sengokubune,…

Hythe

Extremely small locomotive train

[ Aug.2016 ] While my mother was staying with us in London, our friends invited us for an excursion to Kent, south England. They said ‘you will find something surreal today’ when they came to…

Warsaw

Train journey in Poland

[ Aug.2016 ] In Poland, we went to Gdansk from Warsaw by train. It departed from the underground platform in Warsaw Central Station. While we were waiting at the platform for the 11:20am train, there…