Europe

Osaka (April 28-30 2024)

Osaka (April 28-30 2024)

It was not my first trip to Japan, but the first one for vacation.... Until this trip, I did not really like the Japanese food, but this trip changed my mind. Osaka is full of pedestrian streets packed with small restaurants. Restaurants are everywhere!!! If, for some...

Furongzhen Ancient City (April 2-3 2024)

Furongzhen Ancient City (April 2-3 2024)

Fu Rong Zhen is a 2000 years old city, that was renamed the Hibiscus Town following the movie hibiscus town that won the golden film award in 1987 as best Chinese movie. It is only 15 high speed train ride from Zhangjiajie. The fall at night is very beautiful, and, if...

Fenghuang Ancient City (April 1-2 2024)

Fenghuang Ancient City (April 1-2 2024)

So far my best Chinese Ancient Town. So beautiful at night.Don't go there on weekend or holiday, too crowded!!A lot of women come to this town to get photos wearing traditional clothes, so, it adds a lot of people....You may want a hotel room on the bank of the river...

Chengdu (March 23-27 2024)

Chengdu (March 23-27 2024)

First of all, the panda reserve center and the irrigation system are free for senior citizens. What a good idea!!! * What can I say about the pandas? They are so cute!!!!! * Leshan Buddha. A UNESCO World Site Heritage. The world tallest outside sitting Buddha....

Da Lat (December 26-30 2023)

Da Lat (December 26-30 2023)

The weather! The weather! The weather! so good! 20C+ during the day, little bit cooler at night, no humidity, no need to have A/C on.. Love the weather. Da Lat is at an elevation of 1500m in the mountains, with a lot of flowers. The traffic is not as crazy at Saigon,...