Tag: shopping

  • Kyoto in a nutshell: The scent of spring during cherry blossom season
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    Kyoto in a nutshell: The scent of spring during cherry blossom season

    writing on Hikari 528 Shinkansen, car 6, seat 10-A Two and a half days are just too short for the wonderful city of Kyoto, where cherry trees are in full bloom right now. Sakura – cherry blossom What I like most is that it smells like spring here thanks to the many cherry trees. It’s…

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    Shopping in Tokyo

    >> deutscher Artikel unten 8.4 km by foot through Ginza quarter – 8,4 km zu FuĂź durch Ginza My first “real” day off is today, Saturday. Yes, it was a holiday on Thursday, but I used it to catch up on my sleep and that doesn’t count 🙂 The first impressions of Japan (which only…

  • Last night already – Al Seef shopping & dining

    My business trip comes to an end already and I didn’t want to miss the chance to go and explore this magic city, again. Tonight, I’ve ubered to Al Seef Shopping Center, a brand new venue that, like La Mer, is bordered by water and pairs the Oriental flair of 1,001 nights a Mediterranean touch.…

  • A sunset on the beach at La Mer, Dubai

    While I wasn’t aware that even in taxis drinking is not considered polite and you could even get arrested if anybody pointed at you and telling the police, the full extend of Ramadan hit me as soon as I went out to spend my evening. My colleagues have referred La Mer, a beautifully situated shopping…

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    Washington, D.C. – Around The Mall

    Day 4 – from Brnachville, NJ, to Washington, D.C., and 4 km by foot through Washington, D.C. (comments in Italic by Daniel) With a lot of sightseeing stops on our list, ready to be crossed out, we got off at the Smithsonian and just wandered around a bit, after spending almost five hours in the…

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    Where to stay & how to get around in Washington, D.C.

    Staying at the Courtyard Arlington Rosslyn was a good decision. The metro is in walking distance (they even have a shuttle that would take us anywhere within a mile in Arlington, but we didn’t bother. Except for heavy rain we wouldn’t have needed it, that’s nowhere near European traveling habits…). If it’s not included in…

  • Live music in the pedestrian mall in Hamburg

    Today we spend the day window shopping in Hamburg city at SpitalerstraĂźe/ MönckebergstraĂźe. From time to time you get lucky and have the chance to see and listen to great musicians who play a concert for free in the pedestrian area. One of these true artists is Will Robert who I, like a large crowd…

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    Gold Souq, Dubai

    11:55 (UAE) Just now we stop at the Gold Souq of Dubai. Lots of bling bling, glitter, gold and silver. Of course everything is real! Through our shapely high-visibility vests, which are mandatory for bicycle groups, we are of course directly unmasked as tourists. “Schweinsteiger, Hallo, Schaun mer mal, Schnickschnack, Nur gucken, …” – German…

  • Tailors in Hoi An
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    Tailors in Hoi An

    Tony the Tailor is one of the many tailors you can find in the unofficial sewer capital of Vietnam. Prices are European from-the-rack prices, but absolutely fair when you think that each piece you order is tailor made for you. And it just fits. You should always take into account they need at least 24…