Takachiho, Miyazaki

Takachiho 高千穂, of Myths and Legend

Departing from Miyazaki City Centre, we drove for about two hours to Takachiho. Takachiho is located in the northwestern part of Miyazaki Prefecture. A place that is steeped in myth and legend and has been known since ancient times as a sacred ground where the gods descended to earth. Amano-Iwato Shrine 天岩戸神社 Upon arriving at … Continue reading Takachiho 高千穂, of Myths and Legend

Singapore Sports Hub

Wordless Wednesday in Singapore

Otters at Singapore River

Wordless Wednesday in Singapore

Otters in Singapore - Pasir Ris

Weekend Special – Otters at Pasir Ris Park

I caught a flu bug on Sunday evening and got worse on Monday. Consulted the doctor and was given medical leave for the next day. On Wednesday, a public holiday in Singapore, I went to Pasir Ris Park for a morning walk, to get some fresh air and to sweat it out. After parking the car, … Continue reading Weekend Special – Otters at Pasir Ris Park


River Hongbao 2017

After spending the first day of Lunar New Year with my family, on the second day, together with my friend, we "explored" Singapore on foot to burn off some calories from all the bak kwa (a Chinese salty-sweet dried meat similar to jerky), pineapple tarts and love letters we had. We walked along the Singapore … Continue reading River Hongbao 2017

Marina Cityscape by AudreySimplicity

My First 2017 Morning Walk

Happy New Year! Woke up at 7 am and glad the weather was great. I went for my first morning walk of 2017. It was a beautiful morning. Took my usual route, walked along the Singapore River. Today's walk was longer than usual. I walked for 12 km, met my friend for brunch at the … Continue reading My First 2017 Morning Walk

Togetsukyo Bridge

Autumn in Kyoto – Arashiyama

Day Three Morning in Kyoto - November 2016 We spent our morning at Arashiyama (嵐山), translated as Storm Mountain, located on the western outskirts of Kyoto. From our hotel at Gion, we took the Keihan Line to Tofukuji to change to the JR Line to Saga-Arashiyama Station. There are a few must see and do at Arashiyama, … Continue reading Autumn in Kyoto – Arashiyama


Wordless Wednesday in Kamogawa