…Walking on the shopping street in the city center, there were satin shops, vintage toy stores, street vendors, and ice-cream parlors serving desserts with a chairlift shaped waffles and a baby umbrella – everything looks like Hong Kong in the 70s, a setting of a Wong Kar Wai movie – ‘in the mood of love’….
It is one of the most important and largest art museums in the world, where it would take you days, or even months to appreciate the precious exhibits one by one.
That was also the time I visited the Alexander McQueen’s exhibition – Savage Beauty. It was one of the most unforgettable and core-shaking exhibition that I have seen in recent years.
The great thing about DDP is because it’s open for public, it’s permenant, it’s located in a prime location, it has shops and it constantly has different theme exhibitions; therefore, people from all walks of life could be inside the building and “enjoy something” with it.
Unlike many Europe cities, Porto is hilly. Although it doesn’t has a spectacular harbor view from the peak like Hong Kong, it has a double-deck iron bridges that spans the Duoro River. Standing on the hundred-year-old Dom Luis I bridge I could view seagulls soaring freely over the body of water, and layers and layers of houses making a concerted effort to Porto’s spectacular skyline.
The recent Rubles drop really saved a lot on my travel budget to Russia; I joined a Moscow Free Tour for the second day of my trip – All in all, this tour covers a great deal of Moscow classics, and travelers should (like us) definitely explore them one by one afterwards!
Winter in England – Grey, dreary, rainy… Somehow, the old English streets and shambles have a particular kind of tragic romance and beauty of December rain. York is one of the most visited English cities, and it is the “York” that today’s New York is referring. New York has sparkled and become the city of
Interest spots in the city area are probably the art and history museums in town centre. The Heard Museum exhibits Native American’s art and culture, and illustrates the impact of their integration with the new colonists.
The Matsuyama experience continues in the beautiful Dōgo Onsen… Ride the classic locomotive, watch the cock tower chimes, shop for great local products, and enjoy a historic japanese hot spring bath experience!
Getting ready for the spectacular cherry blossoms? Many locations in Shikoku are listed in the Japanese national “hidden treasures”. In case you are searching for a new place, a different adventure, journey to Matsuyama and the Togo Onsen. The city has a unique charm and specialty that I found myself rejuvenated.
Let’s celebrate the coming of spring! – the cherry blossom and canola in Yeojwacheon create the infinite vanishing point of Jinhae, South Korea