Last night, I flew for one of my last trips obtained through the Zuji and American Express 30 K points tickets. This flight was to Vancouver, in Canada. It must be said however, that my wife was unfortunately part of the trip as the Canadian … Continue readingTo the snow in Vancouver!
Some of the readers of this blog may know from following my instagram or other posts that I run barefoot. As originally explained, this arises from a physical constraint. Indeed, I underwent an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction in September 2016. Since then, unfortunately, my … Continue readingRunning barefoot
On this extended week-end of Chinese New Year in Hong Kong, it was exciting to go for a hike. The easiest option available was, obviously, to go for another barefoot hike on the Dragon’s Back. A crowded hike On week-ends, habitually, the hike is pretty … Continue readingAnother barefoot hike on the Dragon’s Back
Yesterday night was Chinese New Year eve. It is a tradition for honkongers to go to Victoria park on Chinese New Year eve. Mainly because of the local flower and plushes market taking place there. Chinese New Year eve is the last day of the … Continue readingVictoria park on Chinese New Year eve
All the best wishes for the New Year of the dog to the visitors and readers of this blog!
Over the past five years, I managed to see a number of celebrations of Chinese new year in Bangkok. While similar to some degree to the traditional Chinese festival, they differ too. Indeed, the Thai version has a more marked Buddhist flavor to it. Of … Continue readingChinese New Year in Bangkok
On Sunday 11 February one of the most serious bus accidents ever took place in Hong Kong. A double-decker bus overturned, killing 19 passengers and injuring scores of others. While social media have been rife with rumors about the accident, some even alleging the driver … Continue readingChinese New Year fireworks cancelled in Hong Kong after deadly bus accident
When you visit Tokyo, a must visit if you are in the area of Asakusa is certainly Sensoji, the oldest shrine of the city. A visit to Sensoji shrine is not only the occasion of watching Japanese and their beliefs which intricates elements of Shintoism … Continue readingJapan: a visit to Sensoji shrine