Category Archives: 2012

Kyoto, (Japan)

“Kyo”, “The Ancient City”, “City of History” Considered as the most beautiful and fascinating city in Japan, it is a must visit for anyone coming to the country. The old royal capital of Japan, a place where time stood still … Continue reading

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Tokyo, (Japan)

“Edo”, “Town for Otaku”, “Tō (east) and Kyō (capital)”, “The East Capital” It’s been almost 5 years since the first and only only time I’ve been to Japan. It was October 2012 when we found great tickets on an odd open-jaw combination. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong, (Hong Kong)

“Hoeng Gong”, “Hēunggóng”, “Xiānggǎng”, “Fragrant Harbour” 29th of December, 2012 to 3rd of January, 2013 After a long trip from London via Beijing, we are finally at the beginning point of our winter holidays. It’s been only 15 months since … Continue reading

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San Francisco, (USA)

“The City by the Bay”, “Fog City”, “The Paris of the West” 20th to 24th of September, 2012 So we are in our last  city in our tour, and the farthest one. Also, it’s the farthest to the west I … Continue reading

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Sausalito and Muir Woods, (USA)

“A National Monument Park. In search of the tallest trees on earth” 20th of September, 2012 Right after landing in San Francisco from Las Vegas, and after checking in to our apartment, we drove towards Sausalito and then Muir Woods, … Continue reading

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Las Vegas, (USA)

“Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas” 18th to 19th of September, 2012 Although when we landed in Las Vegas we drove directly to the Grand Canyon, we only started to enjoy this city in the evening when we returned and saw … Continue reading

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Hoover Dam, (USA)

“From Boulder Dam to Hoover Dam” 19th of September, 2012 Not far from Las Vegas is this world renown engineering masterpiece, a National Historical Landmark, the Hoover Dam. Located in the Colorado River, it also creates an immense lake names Lake Mead. … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon, (USA)

“The Dirty Devil”, “One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World” 18th of September, 2012 Heading to the west and after having an incredible view from the plane from Chicago over Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah and Nevada, we land … Continue reading

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