Monthly Archive: April, 2012

The Temple & the Deer – Cherry Blossoms in Nara

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part Six Nara (奈良), in ancient Japan, used to be the imperial capital, during the times conveniently known as the Nara period (AD 710-784). Those were the days long before… Continue reading

Kobe Nightscape – 10 times the beauty!

Kobe the seaport is the place to go for night scenery in Japan – you may say why it is not Tokyo or Osaka for such purpose. Perhaps this post can convince you!… Continue reading

Bridge in Heaven

Cherry Blossom Trip Part 4 See previous posts: Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto, Scenery by the Moon Crossing River & Japanese capital of food in Osaka Overlooking the Miyazu Bay in the northern suburbs… Continue reading

Dotonbori in Osaka – Eaters’ Paradise

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part 3 This is a break from the “Cherry Blossoms Trip” series, which previously featured the Hanami festival in Kyoto and the scenery at Arashiyama. I have never been to… Continue reading

Hanami – Cherry Blossoms at Kyoto

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part I Hanami (花見, literally “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers. We travelled to the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe district in Japan to view the impressive sight of… Continue reading

The Moon Crossing Bridge at Arashiyama

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part 2 This is the second in a series of ten posts of our trip to the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe district in Japan in the season of Hanami. Click here to visit… Continue reading

Pizza Express

Pizza Express specializes in pizza and pasta and has a few shops in Hong Kong. It is our favorite place to go to for pizzas. We used to like Parma best, and as its… Continue reading

Authentic Japanese

Genki Ippai Farmhouse Style Restaurant Never mind the funny name. Personally, this is one of the best places in Hong Kong offering authentic Japanese cuisine. Because it is run by Japanese people and… Continue reading

How to make your photos pop: HDR in Three Easy Steps

The Secret to Stunning Photos Have you ever wondered how the professional photographers capture the landscapes so brilliantly? The wonderful hues – the waters so blue, the leaves so green, the sand so… Continue reading

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Thank you all for the love and support of B&W Bears blog! It has been a little over three months and we started out as a record of our tiny achievements in the… Continue reading

The Drawing Room

The Culinary Experience We went to The Drawing Room to celebrate my parents’ wedding anniversary. I had previously researched the restaurant on the Internet meticulously and was highly impressed by its creative menu… Continue reading