Posts Tagged with: cycling holiday

A-Z Guidebook – Cherry Blossoms

Posted in - Asia & Japan & Travelling Me on August 16th 2015 3 Comments Cherry-Blossom-Flowers

There is much anticipation in Japan just before the Cherry Blossoms (Sakura) Festival. Japanese and international travellers take part in Hanami, an annual tradition of viewing the blooming of the cherry blossom flowers. While we were in Nozawa Onsen, the sushi master of one of the local restaurants eagerly gave us a run down of …

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Cycling and Canals in Amsterdam

Posted in - Netherlands & Travelling Me on February 21st 2015 0 Comments Amsterdam-City-Canal-boat

When asked what Amsterdam was like to visit, I respond with a singular word, ‘pretty’. All stories from the red light district aside, there is something enchanting about the century old canals, the clutter of bicycles, narrow wonky houses and pot plant covered houseboats. Following a few days in Amsterdam, we traveled to Rotterdam to board the ferry bound for the …

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