Tag: historic building

Mini-Kyoto: Kurashiki

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.

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Footprints on Estonian Old Town

Well, I went to Tallinn just because it was a detour from the nearby Helsinki, and it was nice to add one more country in my “been-to” country list.
Estonia – the “former Soviet” country was actually something more than dull and grey. The city has a legacy from the Russian culture. Anyway, does it worth going? I would say based on the following two reasons…

The Celebration of Sling 100!

Lately, the SG50 is celebrating the country’s independence (since the expulsion from Malaysia in on 7 August, 1965). Since then the two countries walked separated paths. I have seen friends sharing light mapping videos, signs and banner are all over town. Weather is unpredictable. Weather could be quite predictable in Singapore. Stuffed and humid in

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History, Culinary, Art and Wine in Porto

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.