Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy that’s often overlooked due to its famous cousin – Lake Como. I have to admit, I never heard of it until I saw in Instagram a photo of the amazing “castle” surrounded by emerald water – Rocca Scaligera in Sirmione. Since then, I started to research Sirmione and Lake Garda… Read More Sirmione, Where I had the Largest Gelato Ever!
Another lovely Budapest morning started with breakfast in the beautiful New York Cafe. We totally forgot to take a photo at the entrance so here it is with those incredible arches and clocks. After breakfast, we took the train metro to Batthyány tér where we change to a local train to Szentendre known for its art galleries… Read More Budapest Day Trip to Szentendre
What’s a better way to start the day than having breakfast in the most beautiful cafe in the world? I’ll let the photos to speak for itself on how luxurious the New York Cafe is. Food-wise was good as other 5* hotels with excellent service. If breakfast wasn’t included in our room package, would I… Read More Budapest Morning Started with Breakfast in the Most Beautiful Cafe in the World
To get to Budapest, we crossed 3 countries in one day, pretty crazy wasn’t it? Earlier in the morning, we drove from Rothenburg ob der Tauber back to Prague to catch our 2:50 PM flight to Budapest. Before we headed out, I took some photos of the interior of Hotel Goldener Hirsch. This elevator looked charmingly old: The… Read More 3 Countries in 1 Day to Budapest
When I was in Nuremberg years ago, I found out too late about Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a town that looked like straight out of a fairytale. Ever since then I have always wanted to see it but never get a chance to until…..now! I have a spare day in Prague and originally, I was planning… Read More Finally, The Fairytale Town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber
I just have no luck with the weather – another cloudy day but at least not rainy and we headed out early again to beat the crowds. We walked to Charles Bridge again and brought our tripod along to take photos of us two 🙂 It was again really quiet on the bridge so we… Read More Searching for the Best Prague Photo Spots
My alarm was set for sunrise even though the chance of a sunrise was slim. We got dressed, grabbed the tripod, and walked out to Charles Bridge. The street was nearly empty and so peaceful that the only noise I heard was from the pigeons. The colorful houses under the Lesser Town Tower’s arch are… Read More The Rainy and Charming Prague
After all these years hearing people said how beautiful Prague is, we finally made it to Prague! This was our first time traveling to Europe at the beginning of September (we usually go during spring or early summer) when I saw crazy low prices nonstop from Boston to Barcelona with the newly launched airline –… Read More First Impression of Prague at Night
Our flight from Taipei to Seoul was at 4:35 PM so we had enough time to try another famous beef noodle soup place called 老牌牛肉拉面大王. It was hard to locate it as it is hidden in between the streets inside a local tucked away outdoor market but we managed to find it. It just opened… Read More Wearing Hanbok to Explore the Palaces of Seoul, South Korea
Our breakfast was the pastries from Chia Te and headed out for our day of visiting temples in Taipei. The first one we went to was Qingshui Temple (清水巖), once again, nested in between residential buildings. We were the only tourists there and the worshipers inside were very friendly and didn’t mind that we take photos.… Read More Taipei – temples and food!