During Spring in Tokyo, besides Shinjuku Gyoen, another must-visit park is Ueno Park, Tokyo’s most popular park. At our visit to Tokyo in late March, we had the day and night hanami experience at Ueno Park. A picture speaks a thousand words, sharing my experience with the photos we captured. Enjoy. A Day at Ueno
It’s the time of the year. Spring is here which means Sakura season. Glad I managed to catch it this year unlike my first Spring visit to Tokyo when I was a month too early for the cherry blossom season. We caught a red-eye flight to Tokyo and were welcomed by the beautiful cherry blossoms.
After experiencing “Hell”, we made our way to Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Nagasaki Peace Park. They are a short walk away from each other. Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum was opened in April 1996 as part of the 50th-anniversary projects for the Nagasaki atomic bombing. The Museum exhibits relics, as
Last day at Madrid before heading back to Barcelona and a great time at Toledo the day before. After breakfast in the hotel, I headed to El Retiro Park which was just a couple of minutes walk, down the road from the hotel I was staying. El Retiro Park El Retiro Park is the main
After two years of restoration works, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve was reopened on 22nd October. The slopes and trails were repaired and enhanced to make it safer for the public. This 163-ha reserve includes Singapore’s highest hill, Bukit Timah Hill, which stands at 163 m and retains one of the few areas of primary
Last Saturday afternoon, I attended the Parks Festival organised by the National Parks Board of Singapore. It was a 2-full day (Saturday and Sunday) event that started at 9am to 6pm at the Promenade of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park 2. There were exhibits, talks and workshops throughout the day. I was there specially to attend
I was in Seoul in early November two years ago, in time to witness the changing colour of the leaves and the changing of season. I was there for business and stayed at Grand Hyatt, Namsan at Yongsan district, right next to Namsan Park, the largest park in Seoul. Grand Hyatt is one of the
After visiting the Chinese Garden, I crossed the bridge connecting to the Japanese Garden, continuing my Local Tourist experience. The Japanese Garden is a strolling garden showcasing a landscape style originating from the Muromachi and Momoyama periods of Japanese history. I explored the place, walked past the Guesthouse along Garyuchi pond. After walking around for two