Running is on fashion. I did not start when this running fever bloomed a few years ago, but when I became 13 and it was still called “jogging” or just “going for a run”. Continue reading “BEST PLACES FOR RUNNING IN NEW YORK CITY”
- We were here: September 20, 2014.
- Recommended number of days: 1. If you are a museums person, then 2.
- My score: 2/5.
Many Americans I know seem to speak of Philadelphia with affection. They say things like it’s cool, nice… it leads me to think that they are not able to say Continue reading “PHILADELPHIA”
Coron Town is the classic urban place in a developing country whose development can’t hold its horses. Continue reading “CORON TOWN: RESTAURANTS, MOUNT TAPYAS AND MAQUINIT HOT SPRING”
- I was there: at the end of March 2013, 5 days.
- Time needed: as much as you can.
- My score: 5/5, I did not get tired, nor will I get tired of seeing it.
The Sakura Hanami, which literally means “look at the cherry blossoms”, is one of the favorite events, if not the most important, in this nation. Continue reading “TOP PLACES IN TOKYO FOR CHERRY BLOSSOMS (SAKURA HANAMI)”
- I was here: April 27th, 2013, and that year the flowering was already ending.
- Time needed to visit it: one hour.
- My score: 4/5.
After the pristine beaches in Yoron-to, a post-apocalyptic village in Hashima and a fairy-tale river in Takachiho, now it’s the turn of one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan, which like the previous ones, practically all foreign tourists miss. Continue reading “KITAKYUSHU: KAWACHI FUJI-EN GARDEN AND ITS WISTERIA TUNNEL”
Although the entire Vancouver Island is likely to be traveled by bike, we decided on this route, which seemed the most appropriate and at the same time Continue reading “COWICHAN VALLEY TRAIL AND KINSOL TRESTLE BY MOUNTAIN BIKE”
Almost everyone thinks that there is an extraordinary place in its antipodes, one of the best on the globe, and laments how far it is. This is true for most, but in my case it is indeed, because for me it is not just extraordinary, Australia is the best country I have ever visited. Continue reading “Australia”