My recent trip to Seoul was at the back of my trip to Vegas. I extended a couple of days in Seoul to take a break and do some shopping for skincare products. I stayed at Myeong-dong, the shopping district. Myeong-dong is filled with shops and almost every other shop sells skin care and cosmetics. … Continue reading Myeong-dong Cathedral
"The temple as a whole, as well being a place for divine worship, will artistically represent the truths of religion and the glorification of God and His Saints." - Antoni Gaudí I spent my year-end break reading Origin by Dan Brown and Barcelona is the city of focus in Brown's latest book. Brown wrote descriptively … Continue reading Basilica de La Sagrada Familia
I woke up early, had lots for breakfast and walked to the Sol Railway Station to catch the train to Toledo. It was quite a challenge to buy the train tickets to Toledo as everything at the train station was in Spanish. After enquiring at multiple counters, I bought the high-speed rail round-trip tickets to Toledo. … Continue reading An Autumn Day in Toledo
The time of the year was here again for the Smart Cities Expo World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Being my second visit to Barcelona, I extended my stay to visit Madrid, the capital of Spain which I will cover in my subsequent posts. I took the red-eye flight direct to Barcelona and arrived in the … Continue reading Barcelona, I am back!
After four days of internal meeting and Congress, my two-day vacation has finally begun. Our first stop was La Sagrada Familia, the "Unfinished Church". La Sagrada Familia La Sagrada Familia is one of the most visited monuments in the world. It has become an unofficial emblem of Barcelona despite still being a work in progress. … Continue reading Autumn in Barcelona – Gaudi Day
After exploring the Rua do Cunha or Cunha Street, we continued our exploration of Taipa Village not knowing what to expect. Along the way up the little hill, we saw many colonial houses painted in hues of blue and green. Our Lady of Carmo Church 嘉模聖母堂 As we walked uphill, we saw a church in … Continue reading Macau – Taipa Village
After spending two-third of the day at the area around Ruins of St. Paul's, we venture to other parts of Macau Peninsula and chanced upon St. Anthony's Church and Camoes Garden. St. Anthony's Church As we walked along, we reached the St. Anthony's Church, a church that was first built of bamboo and wood from … Continue reading Macau – St Anthony’s Church & Camoes Garden
Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel. After our visit at The Garden Tomb, we made our way to Church of St Anne, our last stop for the day. This church was erected during the first half of the twelfth century and is among the longest preserved … Continue reading Shalom! Church of St Anne & Pool of Bethesda