Japan, Nagano

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (立山黒部アルペンルート)

In 2018, the entire route is scheduled to be open from April to early May and from mid October through November.  The main attraction of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is the magnificent scenery of the Tateyama Mountain Range, part of the Chubu Sangaku National Park.   Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route also known as “Roof of Japan” Majestic snow… Continue reading Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route (立山黒部アルペンルート)

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Hạ Long Bay Cruise, Hanoi

We took a trip in one of the most beautiful spots in Asia.  Hạ Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam with 1,600 limestone islands and islets. You can get to  Halong City by car, minibus or bus.   A private ride was offered to us by our travel agent that… Continue reading Hạ Long Bay Cruise, Hanoi

Hokkaido, Japan


Ningle (ニングル) is the name of the dwarf that is believed by Ainu people to live in the forests in Hokkaido.  Ningle Terrace, Nakagoryo, Furano, Hokkaido is located just across the New Furano Prince Hotel.  The place is like a fairy tale village surrounded by wood with tall trees.  It is actually a shopping area and most of the… Continue reading NINGLE TERRACE (ニングルテラス)