A day exploring the Mount Kinabalu and it’s surrounding areas: the Treetop Canopy Walk, Poring Hot Springs, “Corpse lily”, and Desa Cattle Farm, we were so lucky to see the peak of the Mount Kinabalu, too!
Well Singapore (at least to me) is a tropical metropolis that visitor would probably see pretty much everything in a visit or two. Let’s enjoy a relaxing weekend getaway in Marina Bay, Singapore with incredible greenery, infinity pool and modern art!
While Kyoto is simply irreplaceable, I had sweet moments walking in “mini-Kyoto” – Kurashiki, Japan, during the cherry blossoms season. Our first sight of the canal area was stunning – just like we were in a movie set of an old Japanese movie. I could imagine the canal would look much more vibrant when the willow on both sides of the canal turns green.
A short cherry blossom “how-to” guide and night viewing experience in Shukkeien, Hiroshima!
It was the first time that I saw Sakura at night and the serenity and tranquility of the garden even calmed me more. Back home, as I flip through the photos the Sakura was illuminated from the complete darkness, as if a postcard with special printing effects on the flower…
Now the North side of the Earth is getting hot again and there I saw a beautiful orange Hydrangea blossomed near my home in the morning when I headed off to work.
So, the cherry blossom was over. The rapeseed season has passed. It’s the time of year for hydrangea.
Let’s talk about Green Travel. The Keukenhof in Amsterdam is the biggest Tulip garden in the world and it’s the best time to view the tulip blossoms in mid-March to May!
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
A great day to see cherry blossoms in Hiroshima, Iwakuni bridge, & giant Dori in Miyajima!
If you are planning a trip to Hiroshima, spend a day outside the city in Iwankuni and Miyajima – and it is what I did…