Santiago is a city of more than 6 million inhabitants, but almost all places of interest are within walking distance of the historic center. Continue reading “TOP THINGS TO DO AND SEE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE IN ONE OR TWO DAYS AND BEST ONE DAY EXCURSIONS”
- I was here: 3 days, from January 11 to 13, 2008.
- Number of recommended days: if we do not count the day trips, I recommend 2 for the capital, otherwise we will need at least 3 to 4 days.
- My score: the city I rate it 2/5, but again, if we include the day trips, I go up to 3/5.
When I remember Santiago de Chile, the first qualifier that comes to my mind is that it is a correct/right/wise city, and that is not something good for a tourist to start; when I read in blogs and travel guides about it, it is usually defined as a “cosmopolitan and vibrant” city, and in no case are these negative aspects, but again they reveal a lack. Continue reading “SANTIAGO DE CHILE”
ITINERARY: THE BEST OF REYKJAVIK IN A HALF OR ONE DAY
The following itinerary I consider that covers the most interesting spots in the city and can be visited in half a day, unless we decide to enter the museums, in that case we will need at least full day.
- I was in Kagoshima City: on April 16, 2013.
- Number of recommended days: in a day you can visit it, including Sakurajima if you hurry up.
- My score: 2/5.
Kagoshima is a city of just over 600,000 inhabitants, the most important in southern Kyushu by population. Although there are few foreign tourists who come to these lands, those who we want to explore the country in depth and many Japanese are interested in it because: Continue reading “KAGOSHIMA CITY (鹿児島)”
Although it is also formed by Belize and part of Guatemala, the majority belongs to Mexico and is the area where we will focus mainly. Its charms are world-renowned, and we do not mean that north of here was where the meteorite that killed the dinosaurs fell, which also indeed happenned: Continue reading “Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico)”
WHEN TO GO AND INCONVENIENCES
Kyushu very deserves a section on “when to go”, or rather, on “when not to go”. This unfortunately is related to the other part of the statement, the possible dangers or inconveniences, and that is because perhaps the worst time to go to Kyushu is right now Continue reading “ESSENTIAL INFORMATION IN KYUSHU: WHEN TO GO, DANGERS AND ANNOYANCES, TRANSPORT”
- I was in Aoshima half day in April 2013.
- Time needed to visit it: less than half a day.
- My score: 3/5.
Unknown place is Miyazaki Prefecture. Most tourists do not even know where it is, and its only place that is gradually becoming famous internationally, the incomparable Takachiho Gorge, Continue reading “AOSHIMA ISLAND (青島)”
- I was here: one day in April 2013.
- Recommended number of days: one or a half.
- My score: 2/5.
Venerated by the inhabitants of Kagoshima, this ancient island, which since 1914 after an eruption became a peninsula, is the symbol of the city and a place for recreation. Continue reading “SAKURAJIMA”
The first thing to keep in mind before coming and during our stay in Kirishima is that, given its intense volcanic activity, as of April 2019 there are stretches of the main trails closed to hikers: Continue reading “BEST HIKING ROUTES IN KIRISHIMA NATIONAL PARK”