Travel inspirations

While watching my favourite travel documentary show on this lazy Sunday, I thought about updating my own travel wishes. My bucket list seems to change according to my wishes of the moment, but most of the locations below have been present in my wishlist for a very long time. In addition to planned city breaks […]

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Matcha Baked Cheesecake

Matcha Baked Cheesecake I am a cheesecake lover and thanks to my trip to Uji, I became also a matcha lover. So this recipe reminds me a little of Japan. Cheesecake as always been my favourite dessert ever since I tasted the White Chocolate Baked Cheesecake at Gail’s Bakery. It is super easy to make, […]

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Steel frame of Selfridges Building

The structure of this Selfridges building makes the store stand out from the rest of the Bullring Shopping centre in Birmingham, England. The building has a steel framework with sprayed concrete facade which is curved. The facade is said to have about 15,000 anodised aluminium discs mounted on a blue background. Via Photo Challenge:Structure

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Tasty food at the Artworks Elephant

Elephant & Castle has now offered me my newest favourite place – a small Mauritian venture. For what felt like ages, there was practically nothing great, apart from Nando’s. My colleagues and I more than occasionally complained about the lack of eatery choices. Good choices were a bus ride away in either Waterloo or Borough/London […]

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Journey through the torii gates – Kyoto

Journey through the torii gates After a lovely day visiting temples the previous day, I was off to Fushimi Inari. To be honest, I was very curious to see what all the hype about the thousands of vermilion gates was about. I can just say that I was pleasantly surprised. I got off the train […]

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Journey in Japan: Kyoto

Among all the many cities you can visit in Japan, one of the most preferred destinations is Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. As well as being the cultural capital of Japan, the city is also one of the most visited for pilgrimage. After a few days in Tokyo, I was excited to board the […]

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Akimahen or the Dos and Don’ts for tourists

Sorry, I have not been posting much recently since I have been very busy with other stuff. I thought before posting my Kyoto trip that you might want to know Japanese etiquette. Japan is a country with a very unique culture and heritage. Manners are very important to the Japanese. If you are a first-time […]

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Journey in Japan: Tokyo

Day 2 (Meiji shrine – Senso-ji temple) After the busy day discovering Central Tokyo and Odaiba, my next step was to visit the two main religious building in Tokyo Meiji shrine and Senso-ji temple. Meiji Shrine (明治神宮, Meiji Jingū) is one of the most important Shinto shrines. It was established in 1920 and dedicated to […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Bridge

Nihonbashi Bridge (日本橋) which means “Japan Bridge” is a business district in Chūō, Tokyo and crosses Nihonbashi River.  The first bridge made of wood was completed in 1603 and the current bridge was constructed of stone on a steel frame in 1911.

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