Travel Highlights: Ginza, Tsukiji, Akihabara, and Roppongi

Travel Highlights Tokyo

On the second day of our trip to Tokyo, the mr. and I decided to see Ginza, Tsukiji, Akihabara and Roppongi.  Lots of places to see in just 1 day, since we only had less than a week to see Tokyo.  Our first stop was Ginza. Ginza: When we arrived in Ginza, I wanted to see the ...

Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg

Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg

The Miniatur Wunderland (or Miniature Wonderland in English) is an attraction in Hamburg that features the largest model railway in the world.  This model railway museum was founded in the year 2000 and built by the twin brothers Gerrit and Frederik Braun. We found out about Miniatur Wunderland through TripAdvisor since it was the top recommended ...

Hello Kitty Sightings Around the World – Part 2

Hello Kitty Sightings Around the World

Whenever I traveled I enjoy taking photos of cute little things, most especially different Hello Kitty sightings.  I have featured Hello Kitty destinations, however this time I would like to share with you some of the Hello Kitty photos I have captured. Here's Part 1: Hello Kitty Sightings Around the World - Part 1 Check out the ...

10 Interesting Facts About Hamburg Germany

Facts About Hamburg

10 Interesting Facts About Hamburg Germany: 1.  Hamburg is a city-state located in the northern part of Germany. 2.  Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany (first is Berlin). 3.  There are over 100 clubs and music venues in Hamburg. 4.  Many refer to Hamburg as Germany's 'Gateway to the World'. 5.  There are about 1.8 Million living in ...

Moomin House Cafe in Tokyo Skytree

Moomin House Cafe Tokyo

The Moomin House Cafe is a cafe/restaurant based from the popular children's book 'The Moomins' created by Tove Jansson in Finland.  The Moomins are white and round characters that resemble hippopotamuses.  They have many adventures through out the story.  Moomins have become so popular that there's Moomin Theme park in Finland.  In Japan, you can ...

A visit to the 6%DOKIDOKI store in Harajuku

6%DOKIDOKI Harajuku

6%DOKIDOKI is a cute, colorful and unique store located in Harajuku.  The theme of this store is 'sensational kawaii style', its brand represents a very vivid and pop design that's totally cute.  The brand 6%DOKIDOKI was created by Sebastian Masuda, as an artistic expression in Harajuku.  6%DOKIDOKI is one of the founders of the Kawaii ...

12 Awesome Photos of Hamburg Germany

Photos of Hamburg

Hamburg, a city-state located on the northern section of Germany.  This city is the second largest city in Germany, first is Berlin.  Hamburg is also considered one of the wealthiest cities in Europe.  It has also been called 'The gateway to the world' with its large port and transportation hub. Hamburg has so many beautiful sights ...

Fujiya Bakery in Ginza

Fujiya Bakery Ginza

The Fujiya Bakery is a store that sells pastries, bread, sweets, etc. located in Ginza, Tokyo.  This company was founded in Yokohama sometime in 1910.  There are also other chains around Japan. The main icon of this company is Peko-chan, a little girl with pigtails and tongue sticking out. While walking around Ginza looking for the ...

12 Unique Themed Cafes in Tokyo

Unique Themed Cafes in Tokyo

Tokyo is no doubt the most unique and trendiest place on earth.  Look at all the latest technology, tall skyscrapers, fast bullet trains and even their themed cafes.  When you visit Tokyo, try visiting any of their themed cafes.  The themed cafes in Tokyo have a different variety - cartoon characters, animes, maids, butlers, etc.  ...

A trip to Linderof Palace

Linderof Palace

The Linderof Palace is palace that was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria around the late 1860's.  This palace was one of the three palaces he built during his lifetime - the other two were Neuschwanstein and Herrenchiemsee. In comparison to other palaces, the Linderof is quite small, however the surroundings around the palace are ...