Category Archives: New places

Umeda Sky Tower

Golden Week Day 1: OSAKA Nearest station: Umeda Admission to deck: Y 700 Website: http://www.kuchu-teien.com/english/ The last stop for my Osaka day trip was the Umeda Sky Tower. I am not really fond of skylines nor of really high places, … Continue reading

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Osakajo (Osaka Castle)

Golden Week Day 1: OSAKA Nearest station: Tanimachi-4-chome Admission to main castle tower: Y 600 Situated at the heart of the city, Osakajo is perhaps the main landmark of Osaka. It is said to have been integral to the unification … Continue reading

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Accommodations and other recommendations for a trip to Coron

QY393XMSVNNZ It has been exactly a year since I visited this beautiful place in Palawan (see previous post), and until now, I still consider it as my most favorite place in the world. ❤

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Kaiyukan (Osaka Aquarium)

Golden Week Day 1: OSAKA Nearest station: Osakako (Osaka Port) Admission: Y 2000 Official website: http://www.kaiyukan.com/language/eng/

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Shitenno-ji

Golden Week Day 1: OSAKA Nearest station: Shitennoji-mae-Yuhigaoka station admission: Y 300 (main Garan only), Y 700 (combo ticket) Built in 593 AD, Shitenno-ji is the oldest Imperial temple in Japan.  Shitenno refers to the four Buddhist Heavenly Kings.  The … Continue reading

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Spending the Golden Week in Kansai (1-4 May 2010)

Japan is not really big on non-working holidays (unlike in the Philippines), so I figured that since the Golden Week is the longest holiday in the year, I might as well spend it exploring places far from Tokyo. So for … Continue reading

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Zambales

(photos taken in February 2009) I MISS THE BEACH. The clear blue waters that glisten with the sunlight. Smooth powdery sand that can literally hurt your eyes with its perfect whiteness. Colorful fishes unabashedly pecking at your feet, letting you … Continue reading

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