A trip in Chengdu, West China – visit the adorable giant panda and learn a little bit about the history of Three Kingdoms in the ancient world.
Many places in the world are vanishing… due to pollution, depletion, deterioration or disasters. For me, I have kept a list of “10 Places to see before they are gone” in my computer drive – kind of a bucket list reminding me to visit these places before they are gone! Some places disappearance may not
Do you know what thousand-year-old ice tastes like? A day trip Jökulsárlón – a glacial lagoon in southeastern Iceland. We witnessed the dramatic landscape, tasted the thousand-year-old ice, and watched a giant piece of ice collapsed!
Summer is coming and it is good news for sun-lovers. I, personally, prefer cold than hot but I do sometimes enjoy lying under the summery sun, listening to the sound of the waves and going for some exciting sports like surfing! There are lots of cool destinations in the Southeast Asia, too! Kota Kinabalu is a very popular vacation ‘hotspots’. I was once spent a couple of days there just to enjoy and relax.
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.
Northern lights are just a dream. Viewing the lights during the peak season Finland was on the top of my list mostly – there are direct flights from my hometown to Helsinki, closeness to the Arctic Circle, and state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure. After my amazing trip to the Arctic Circle, I would like to share 4 afterthoughts and 8 photo-taking tips with you.
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…
Grand Canyon – Helicopter tours
When you visit the Grand Canyon, consider a helicopter ride. Trust me, it would be a smart decision to make…