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Taiwan Day 3 at Changchun Shrine and Swallow Grotto Trail

Note: This trip was made in December 2018. Our second day at Taroko. We woke up early as we were looking forward to joining the three-hour guided tour organised by the hotel as part of the hotel stay package. The first stop was to Changchun (Eternal Spring) Shrine, then to Yanzikou (Swallow Grotto) Trail. The

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Sakura 🌸 Experience at Ueno Park

Cherry Blossoms at Ueno Park

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

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Takachiho 高千穂, of Myths and Legend

Takachiho, Miyazaki

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

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Autumn in Kyoto – Morning at Inari

Inari Torri Gates

Day Five Morning at Inari – November 2016 We have reached our last day of sightseeing in Kyoto. We spent the morning at Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto and a side trip to Nara in the afternoon. From our hotel at Gion, we took the Keihan Line to Fushimi-Inari Station and took a short walk

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Autumn in Kyoto – Nanzenji and Philosopher’s Path

Philosopher's Path

Day Two Afternoon in Kyoto – November 2016 After our visit to Kiyomizu Temple, we made our way to Nanzenji.  Along the way, we stopped at the 7 Eleven store for sushi and onigiri for lunch, ate like the locals. Nanzenji (南禅寺) We depended on the trusty Google Map to bring us to Nanzenji though

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Autumn in Kyoto – Higashiyama and Kiyomizu Temple


Day Two Morning in Kyoto – November 2016 Waking up in the morning was a challenge as we were exhausted from the red eye flight. We woke up later than planned. Glad the hotel serves breakfast. They serve local breakfast, sandwich bread, croissant and fruit juice. Glad they serve good coffee which helped to perk

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