When I hear the word autumn, I think of Japan. Yes, their cherry blossom is the world famous, but the Japanese autumn is my most amazing memory of the vivid, red colours that our Mother Nature can produce, before closing her eyes for the cold months. Happy Autumn, the Northern Hemisphere and look forward to the … More Happy Autumn, Northern Hemisphere!
It was a late evening in Tokyo. Heavy clouds wrapped the city in a grey robe and the darkness intensified the dullness. All we needed was a warm, cozy shelter to enjoy some good food. Luckily, the least problem in Tokyo is to find a restaurant and a couple of minutes later, there it was … More The Night when I ‘Met’ Mr Ikizukuri
Yes, the Li River is my favourite spot in China, but there is a whole different reality to its mystical attraction. There is real life and people who try to provide for their families on a daily basis. Trust me, that bit doesn’t look romantic at all. The village, that our local guide described as neither … More The Other Side of the Li River
Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, seven fairies, seven beautiful sisters lived in the heavens. Their life was nice there, but they were curious to see what it was like on Earth. So, off they went for a flight that led them to the River Li. The fairies swam in the river … More Li River and Its Fairy Immigrants
What do you say about a few days off, on an empty, sunny beach, with a cocktail or two…? Just make sure not to feed the monkeys ;).