Loved being in Czech Republic and Vienna and hope you enjoy the photos!
I found myself in Czech Republic and Vienna in November last year and I pretty much fell in love with the places we went to. Anyway, as I was researching on the Czech Republic, I found many people saying that Cesky Krumlov is overrated and more of a tourist town and I do agree that it…… Continue reading Dreaminess of Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
I have to admit that my primary reason for going to Matsumoto was because it is where Mirage of Blaze is based. Secondary to that was to visit the Matsumoto Castle. We initially wanted to go to Himeiji Castle, because my friend had never been and despite having been there twice, I didn’t mind going there…… Continue reading Lovely Matsumoto City
A little pricey, but worth every penny. That was my mantra for our short break in Bintan over the weekend. A couple of us decided to spend a couple of days in the sun on the beach and we decided on Bintan because it’s near enough to Singapore and we didn’t have to get on…… Continue reading Beach Weekend – Sojourn to Bintan
Red is associated with Japanese Buddhism and Shintoism, and in many shrines in Japan, red will be the dominating colour. Nonomiya Shrine is located in Arashiyama, Kyoto and is the place where many imperial princesses during the Heinan period spent a year in order to purify themselves before going to the Ise Shrine. In this…… Continue reading Nonomiya Shrine: A Word A Week Challenge – Red
I’m seated here in my hotel room in Malacca typing this while eating homemade strawberry bread and drinking Malacca’s white coffee in the morning because I’m waiting for my friends to get their bums out of bed. So while I’m waiting, this blog shall keep me busy. Malacca, or Melaka, as it is also commonly…… Continue reading Malacca – City of Eats
Koyasan is one of the most sacred mountains in Japan, being where Shingon Buddhism was founded and where the founder of Shingon Buddhism, Kobo Daishi, is buried. Or, as followers believe, the place where he slumbers and thus, it is a place where Shingon Buddhists in Japan aim to go on a pilgrimage to. Regardless…… Continue reading The Magic of Koyasan