Posts Tagged: Travel

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 – Part 1 (Oct 23, 2015) When I decided that I was going to visit Japan again for a personal event, I knew I was not going to let the opportunity pass without seeing the very

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 4 – Part 1 (Oct 23, 2015) When I decided that I was going to visit Japan again for a personal event, I knew I was not going to let the opportunity pass without seeing the very

Arashiyama – Bamboo Grove & Jojakkoji Temple

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 3 (October 22, 2015) After spending some time in Togetsukyo Bridge and Iwatayama Monkey Park, Reg and I had lunch first to gather some energy before another afternoon of long walk. We found some yummy Katsudon near

Arashiyama – Bamboo Grove & Jojakkoji Temple

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 3 (October 22, 2015) After spending some time in Togetsukyo Bridge and Iwatayama Monkey Park, Reg and I had lunch first to gather some energy before another afternoon of long walk. We found some yummy Katsudon near

Arashiyama – Togetsukyo & Monkey Park

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 3 (October 22, 2015) If you have gone to the main tourist spots in Central or West Kyoto, I suggest going to Arashiyama next. The places are so scenic, natural and beautiful, worth the extra effort to travel

Arashiyama – Togetsukyo & Monkey Park

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 3 (October 22, 2015) If you have gone to the main tourist spots in Central or West Kyoto, I suggest going to Arashiyama next. The places are so scenic, natural and beautiful, worth the extra effort to travel

Fan Girl in Universal Studios Japan

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 2 (October 21, 2015) I don’t normally go to the same places when I travel abroad unless there is something new and spectacular to see in that place. It just so happened that the Harry Potter land

Fan Girl in Universal Studios Japan

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 2 (October 21, 2015) I don’t normally go to the same places when I travel abroad unless there is something new and spectacular to see in that place. It just so happened that the Harry Potter land

Heading to Kyoto

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 1 (October 20, 2015) Departure from Manila On the day that I was heading to Japan, my family was not around to bring me to the airport because they were out travelling so I had to book

Heading to Kyoto

Kyoto-Osaka Series Day 1 (October 20, 2015) Departure from Manila On the day that I was heading to Japan, my family was not around to bring me to the airport because they were out travelling so I had to book

Japan Travel Tips – Lodging & Other Facts

Here is my last entry on Japan Travel Tips focused on lodging and other facts before I share the details of my trip. I hope it comes useful to you! Lodging & Shopping I suggest picking a place near a main train

Japan Travel Tips – Lodging & Other Facts

Here is my last entry on Japan Travel Tips focused on lodging and other facts before I share the details of my trip. I hope it comes useful to you! Lodging & Shopping I suggest picking a place near a main train

Japan Travel Tips – Food & Culture

Here are some tips I gathered about Japan’s food and culture over the past three trips I have had. I hope it comes useful to you. Japanese folks are very disciplined when it comes to time and following the law.

Japan Travel Tips – Food & Culture

Here are some tips I gathered about Japan’s food and culture over the past three trips I have had. I hope it comes useful to you. Japanese folks are very disciplined when it comes to time and following the law.

Moshi Moshi, Japan!

Moshi moshi, Japan! We meet again! Last October 2015, I had a wonderful 8-day vacation in Japan spanning Kyoto-Osaka-Tokyo. It was supposed to be a trip to Korea planned over a year ago when events took a 180-turn because of Reg’s

Moshi Moshi, Japan!

Moshi moshi, Japan! We meet again! Last October 2015, I had a wonderful 8-day vacation in Japan spanning Kyoto-Osaka-Tokyo. It was supposed to be a trip to Korea planned over a year ago when events took a 180-turn because of Reg’s

Passing by Elephant Camp

On my way back to December House to return the bike I rented, I passed by Elephant Camp where I decided to make a quick stop by the fence. I took a couple of photos and biked away. I noticed

Passing by Elephant Camp

On my way back to December House to return the bike I rented, I passed by Elephant Camp where I decided to make a quick stop by the fence. I took a couple of photos and biked away. I noticed

Wat Lokayasutha

The sixth stop of my Ayutthaya adventure was Wat Lokayasutha. Wat Lokayasutha is located west of the Royal Palace. It is a massive ruin with only the basic foundation left. There is a bell tower found southwest of the ubosot.

Wat Lokayasutha

The sixth stop of my Ayutthaya adventure was Wat Lokayasutha. Wat Lokayasutha is located west of the Royal Palace. It is a massive ruin with only the basic foundation left. There is a bell tower found southwest of the ubosot.

Wat Worapho

The fourth stop of my Ayutthaya adventure was Wat Worapho. Wat Worapho can be accessed through the U-Thong Road. The whole site actually provides clerical service to the community. What I saw was the main prang where there was a seated

Wat Worapho

The fourth stop of my Ayutthaya adventure was Wat Worapho. Wat Worapho can be accessed through the U-Thong Road. The whole site actually provides clerical service to the community. What I saw was the main prang where there was a seated

Wat Thammikarat

The second stop of my Ayutthaya adventure was Wat Thammikarat. Biking from Wat Mahathat to Wat Thammikarat felt like forever as I checked the distance in the map. I can still remember how hot it was biking with my tripod

Wat Thammikarat

The second stop of my Ayutthaya adventure was Wat Thammikarat. Biking from Wat Mahathat to Wat Thammikarat felt like forever as I checked the distance in the map. I can still remember how hot it was biking with my tripod

Wat Mahathat

The first stop of my Ayutthaya adventure was Wat Mahathat. I biked from December House and followed the suggested path along Naresuan Road on the map that the December House admin provided. The map they gave was key to an

Wat Mahathat

The first stop of my Ayutthaya adventure was Wat Mahathat. I biked from December House and followed the suggested path along Naresuan Road on the map that the December House admin provided. The map they gave was key to an

Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya was Thailand’s capital for more than 400 years. It is a popular tourist attraction, home to many ancient ruins, temples and art works. I had the pleasure of exploring about six temples in four hours until I could no

Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya was Thailand’s capital for more than 400 years. It is a popular tourist attraction, home to many ancient ruins, temples and art works. I had the pleasure of exploring about six temples in four hours until I could no

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak is Bangkok’s largest famous weekend market where various items and services are sold from clothes, shoes, bags, plants, food, massage, etc. It’s a great place to bargain but be clever enough to check the quality of your purchases as

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak is Bangkok’s largest famous weekend market where various items and services are sold from clothes, shoes, bags, plants, food, massage, etc. It’s a great place to bargain but be clever enough to check the quality of your purchases as