Tag Archive: Travel

Royal Botanic Gardens I

The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne are internationally renowned botanical gardens located near the centre of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on the south bank of the Yarra River. They are 38 hectares of landscaped gardens… Continue reading

Calton Hill

Our adventures in Scotland were punctuated by times of bad weather. Thick clouds and heavy rain did not deter us from visiting one of the historic icons in Edinburgh, Scotland, and we set… Continue reading

Corners of London Part I

This is a photographic journal of the sightseeing around the corners of London. Many of these places and iconic buildings are well known, some others less frequently visited. But we enjoyed our trip… Continue reading

Flowers in England & Scotland

Sorry for not updating as frequently, as work has been quite busy in the recent few weeks. This is a short post of the pictures of flowers I have taken in England. They… Continue reading

Memories from Scottish Highlands – Part II

The first part of the Scottish Highlands journey can be found here. Inverness Departing from Loch Ness, we headed north towards the capital of the highlands – Inverness. Even on the coach we… Continue reading

A Chinese Dinner in Style

As the sun was setting in Macau, we head off from the old Cotai district (where we strolled around the pond with elegant lotus flowers) back to the main peninsula. Dazzling lights of… Continue reading

Dance with the Butterflies

  A small city lying on the Southern shores of China, Macau is a self-contradictory territory. There are world class casinos packed with people and extravagant hotels with luxurious restaurants, but just across… Continue reading

Lotus – Flower of Macau

We have visited Macau, a city in Southern China just opposite the shores of Hong Kong, for a weekend retreat. To our surprise, we found many lotuses exhibited in the flower show near… Continue reading

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public space every tourist visiting London would mostly likely spend some time. It is close to the Charing Cross Station, one of the busiest interchange for the underground and… Continue reading

A Scottish Highlands Adventure: Part I

Scotland – a land photographers dream about. From breathtaking landscapes to snow-topped mountains to castle ruins, the land has much to offer. We visited the Scottish highlands on a sunny day and our… Continue reading

Changing of the Guard

After filling our stomachs with a decent breakfast, we decided to visit Buckingham Palace to witness a solemn ceremony. Every morning in summer time at 11:30 am, the Old Guard hands over to… Continue reading

Breakfast in London

Dean Street Townhouse We ventured into the Soho district on an early Sunday morning. Destination: an exquisitely British dining room called the Dean Street Townhouse. The Townhouse itself is a hotel with 39… Continue reading

Green Lungs of London Part 2

A walk in any park in London is energizing. As much as I enjoyed my relaxing stroll, I was compelled to take good pictures of the beautiful scenery. Aptly named “Lungs of London”,… Continue reading

Green Lungs of London Part I

  One of the many things I envied the Londoners is their impressive green areas distributed around the cosmopolitan. From the Far East where I live in, I have long heard about the… Continue reading

Greenwich

Two drifters off to see the world. There’s such a lot of world to see. We’re after the same rainbow’s end– Eat, Play, Love: our five days in London We had a nice… Continue reading

Osaka Castle

The Osaka Castle is an impressive piece of architecture sitting on top of a vast land platform bordered by sheer walls. Surrounding the majestic castle there was a moat. If you are feeling… Continue reading

Izushi Castle

Izushi Castle, sitting on top of a hill, is a quiet town with historical relics and a Shinto shrine. The old houses remind visitors of the times in the Edo period where the… Continue reading

Ten Panoramas – Cherry Blossoms Edition

B&W Bears are back to upload the final updates to the Cherry Blossom series! Due to heavy stress at work, our blog has suffered from a wide gap between the previous post and… Continue reading

Toys Nostalgia

Cherry Blossoms Trip Part VII The Arima Toy Museum is located next to the Arima Hot Springs (有馬溫泉) in the northern suburbs of Kobe, Japan. Behind Mount Rokko (六甲山), the Arima Hot Springs… 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