- [Florence] Il Duomo - Florence Cathedral
Previous entry: [[http://kurodatenshi.travellerspoint.com/27/|[Florence] I paid 10 Euros to go window-shopping at The Mall]]
The Duomo, also known as the Florence Cathedral, is very near o Posted by kurodatenshi in A Singaporean's maiden trip to Europe | May 20, 2015
- Minister welcomes local govt survey results The first ever survey of how ratepayers view the performance of their local government is being welcomed by Local Government Minister Paula Bennett.
The inaugural New Zealand Local Government Survey, released today, is part of Local Government New Zeal Posted by Carter1111 in news | May 20, 2015
- Balancing act for House Democratic Leader Pelosi on trade
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi faces a balancing act over trade legislation before Congress.
It's a top priority for President Barack Obama. But it's overwhelmingly opposed by House Democrats. That leaves Pelosi caught in th Posted by Carter1111 in news | May 20, 2015
- German backpacker survives icy fall on Mt TongariroA 19-year-old German backpacker has been hospitalised after sliding 50 metres down an icy slope near the summit of Mt Tongariro today.
The man and his three companions were hiking over the Tongariro Alpine Crossing about 1pm when he slipped and Posted by Carter1111 in news | May 20, 2015
- [Rome] Picturesque Piazza NavonaPrevious entry: [[http://kurodatenshi.travellerspoint.com/23/|[Rome] The Pantheon, home to tombs of the illustrious dead]]
When we arrived at Piazza Navona, w Posted by kurodatenshi in A Singaporean's maiden trip to Europe | May 16, 2015
- [Rome] The Pantheon, home to tombs of the illustrious deadPrevious entry: [[http://kurodatenshi.travellerspoint.com/22/|[Rome] Gothic Church Santa Maria Sopra Minerva]]
The Pantheon we see in Rome today is the third version of its original version rebuilt in 126 AD after the first two were burnt down in a fi Posted by kurodatenshi in A Singaporean's maiden trip to Europe | May 15, 2015
- [Vatican City] St Peter's Basilica Makes Me Feel TinyPrevious Entry: [[http://kurodatenshi.travellerspoint.com/17/|[Vatican City] Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel]]
St Peter's Basilica is considered the most renowned masterpiece of Renaissance architecture, one of the largest churches in the world, and Posted by kurodatenshi in A Singaporean's maiden trip to Europe | May 13, 2015
- [Vatican City] Vatican Museums & Sistine ChapelPrevious entry: [[http://kurodatenshi.travellerspoint.com/16/|A bondafide busy trattoria experience outside Vatican City, and St Peter's Square]]
The Vatican Museums is made up of many rooms displaying different collections of sculptures, tapestries, p Posted by kurodatenshi in A Singaporean's maiden trip to Europe | May 12, 2015
- Adventures in the Nether-regions (of Europe)In celebration of the end of classes, I decided to take advantage of an offer to visit some friends in The Hague. They were my roommates in my hostel in Prague, and they invited me to come up and Posted by NKammerer in Où je me trouve… | Apr 29, 2015
- Belur Chennakesava temple, Karnataka The Chennakesava temple is situated at Belur, which is around 220 km from Bangalore, Karnataka, India. I visited this place in November 2014, with my husband; and we have thoroughly enjoyed it. Chennakesava literally means "handsome Kesava" and it is Posted by physics.swagata in My travel stories | Apr 24, 2015
- Black Sand and Green LightsFly North for three hours from London and you arrive in Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland. In a country of just over 300,000 people, around 125,000 Icelanders live in the city.
We landed late afternoon at what felt like an Posted by david.byne in New Territory | Apr 16, 2015
- STREET ART AND ARTISAN MARKETS
Hola from Santiago, the final stop on our South American adventure.
We had an early start to our day to fit in a final tour before leaving Valparaiso. We had an early breakfast at Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Apr 8, 2015
- OOHS, AHHS AND OH MY GODS
I think I am declaring Valparaiso my new favorite world city. I am going to try and keep the text to a minimum today because the beauty in this city needs no words.
We had an exce Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Apr 7, 2015
- Join our community.We publish our community management on gummytraveler( dot ) com our ideas about group leisures on travel.
Because we have so many ideas to share we invite all of you to join our new projects.
We hope to make more larger this Posted by Gummy Traveler in Joint Venture Lab. | Mar 23, 2015
- Art and Airplanes in Beijing
On Saturday, we headed to the National Art Museum. It met my friend's two specifications: indoors and not far from the apartment. We only had to walk ten minutes and it was free to boot if you b Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Mar 17, 2015
- MAR 4 MUSEUMS AND THE ARTSY CIRCUITTHE RIF FORT
It started out raining this morning. Rain is not something we have been used to., but it is raining here a bit each day. The rain here is interesting. It starts gentle for about 1 minute and then Posted by RDILL in Panama Bonaire Curacao 2015 | Mar 4, 2015
- The Singing Old SuzdalSuzdal, December 23rd 2014
I walked down the road. Hmmm. Bar? I wanted to put my camera closer to that table by the side of the road. What's that? Vodka? But, oopps. I caught a glimps Posted by automidori in Call Me Sonja | Feb 17, 2015
- Feeling Disney in SuzdalSuzdal, December 23rd 2014
[[http://callmesonja.travellerspoint.com/149/|In Moscow, we have seen the memorial statue to Yuriy Dolgorukiy]], the founder of Moscow, who actually started his career -- if I can put it so -- in Suzdal. I quote from [[http:/ Posted by automidori in Call Me Sonja | Feb 16, 2015
- Day 2: Hong Kong IslandA big day today! But first: last night's shabu shabu was wonderful, tissue paper thin meat wafers wafted through boiling flavoured broth with all the vegetables and noodles you care to chuck in. Go chiso sama desu-ta ? Posted by NarLin in The Nerds at Number 10: HK Hooray! | Feb 3, 2015
- The Glory of RussiaMoscow, December 21st 2014
Being my second winter in Russia, I am no more surprised by this kind of public stage music and dance. It's like they are so happy that winter has finally co Posted by automidori in Call Me Sonja | Jan 27, 2015
- Victory is a delicious thing!!!A big part of the Christmas tradition in France, and throughout Europe, is local Christmas Markets (I’ve already posted a little bit about the one here in Besançon). Last weekend, the international group organized a trip to Lyon to Posted by NKammerer in Où je me trouve… | Dec 12, 2014
- Paris, Pompidu and circumstanceHeaded into the center of Paris for the first time. My first reaction is - it looks exactly like Paris. It is such a photographed city that it is hard not to come with a preconception of the Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Nov 30, 2014
- Living the high life in NYCWe landed at JFK around 2:30 in the afternoon on Saturday 25th October and by 4:30 we were at our hotel; The Roosevelt on the corner of East 45th Street and Madison Avenue. We hadn’t planned much on our first Posted by david.byne in New Territory | Nov 13, 2014
- More PerthI took another day to explore Perth. I had two goals; one to visit the Perth Art Gallery and the other to visit[[http://www.scitech.org.au/| Scitech]], Perth's hands-on science museum. Science first, naturally!
Scitech is a very nice facility, probab Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Nov 10, 2014
- Invalid ticket at AlhambraWe were in Granada visiting the most popular tourist attraction – Alhambra Palace. Visitors have to book tickets in advance as one may not get tickets if you just decided to walk in. This is because only a limited Posted by deeptisubraya in let's go! | Nov 6, 2014