Well, we have already booked our flights and hotels and then we realized it would be the Thingyan (i.e. the Water Festival) when we were in Yangon. Most shops, markets, restaurants, and spas would be closed; even overnight bus transportation from Yangon to Bagan would be suspended during that time. So, our plans to visiting
We landed in Saint Petersburg in April and it was still freezing cold with flakes. We explore the refined Russian historical architectures in the outskirt area: Peterhof Palace (a.k.a the Summer Palace) and Catherine Palace.
Kenting is located at in the southernmost point of Taiwan Island; and the area is a popular travel destination that has more than a few nice beaches or local food markets – there are a lot more things to see and do!
Madrid has a strong artistic atmosphere, especially in the Retiro district – three major art museums formed a Golden Triangle of Art which has one of the most prestigious classical art collection in the world.
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…
Mount Aso is Japan’s biggest active volcano. We might have changed our plans few times, but Mount Aso had always remained as our “must-see” highlight in our Kyushu trip itinerary.
Another amazing find would be the hot-spring resort in Minami (Southern) Aso that has INDIVIDUAL, OUTDOOR, IN-ROOM, PRIVATE hot spring at an amazing price that’s hard to believe!!
Getting around the romantic Paris Vélib’ing to many iconic landmarks and attractions in a day for free (almost).
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!
Let’s celebrate the coming of spring! – the cherry blossom and canola in Yeojwacheon create the infinite vanishing point of Jinhae, South Korea