OSAKA | JAPAN MAR 2017 (4D)

Continue from the previous post: KYOTO | JAPAN MAR 2017 (5D) Everybody told me Osaka is a great place for shopping and especially the food. I admit it. The atmosphere. The food. The shopping. The weather. The Harry Potter. Those who know me, FOOD is not my first priority when come to travel. Then WHY OSAKA?…

DAIGOJI TEMPLE | KYOTO MAR 2017

Daigoji Temple (醍醐寺) is located at the southeast of central Kyoto on the entire mountainside that laid out in three parts: Sambō-in, Shimo-Daigo (Lower Daigo) and Kami-Daigo (Upper Daigo). Sambō-in and Shimo-Daigo are at the base of the mountain and Kami-Daigo is on top of the mountain via a hiking trail. Before that, here’s the main…

KINKAKU-JI TEMPLE (THE GOLDEN PAVILION) | KYOTO MAR 2017

Kinkaku-ji Temple (金閣寺), also known as The Golden Pavilion, is the most iconic sight in Kyoto where its golden pavilion reflected shimmering across the surface of the pond. Here’s the entrance before going in. After walking the long pathway from the main gate, there’s a ticket booth. It cost ¥400 (SGD$5.00) for adult and ¥300 (SGD$3.76) for children…

KIYOMIZU-DERA TEMPLE + JISHU SHRINE | KYOTO MAR 2017

ATTENTION: Kiyomizudera’s main hall is under renovation and has covered up from February 2017 to March 2020 for its roof. The cover has scheduled to be completed in June 2017. Visitors are still able to enter the main hall during the renovations. Before approaching to the Kiyomizudera Temple, this is the busy Higashiyama district lined by…

KYOTO | JAPAN MAR 2017 (5D)

Continue from the main post: OHAIYO JAPAN MAR 2017: Kyoto – Osaka – Nara (9D8N) Kyoto (京都, Kyōto), unlike the rest of the part of Japan, remains the best preserved historical cities in Japan. It is located in the Kansai region which famous for its numerous temples, shrines, gardens, imperial palaces and traditional wooden houses. The…

{SCOTLAND} DAY TOUR MAY’16: Stirling Castle & Loch Lomond (Part 1)

Stirling Castle is my first stop to visit in this local tour booked via Viator. Just a brief introduction what this castle amazed me that was built in the 15th and 16th centuries and some buildings remained from the 14th century. Its strong defensive position surrounded by 3 sides of steep cliffs make the strong impression. TOUR INFORMATION…