I visited this lovely city in October 2010, fortunately in time for the country’s National Day (10/10) which features lots of cultural celebrations and displays. On this short visit I had a chance to visit the famous Taipei 101 tower (by evening only) and also the popular night markets full of colorful street foods. Arriving […]
I visited Osaka along with other Japanese cities in October 2013. The biggest thing that caught my attention here was the extensive street shopping district in the middle of town known as Namba — literally the lighted and buzzing streets stretch out as far as the eye can see! (click on any photos to enlarge […]
First visited this huge, bustling city in 2013, then came back several times in the following years for some business trips. I was surprised by how modern it has become, though still having roads choked by traffic congestions. I toured many parts of city including the historic monuments, coast side, and central financial district. The […]
Baku is a hidden gem in the Caucasus region, newly discovered by tourists since the Azerbaijan government eased up visa regulations. Like many cities in the region it has a historic old center area surrounded by a modernizing metropolis. Ah and also the airport is quite unique! When I visited in the fall of 2016, […]
I visited Bishkek capital city of Kyrgyzstan in the summer of 2015 and was fascinated by its peacefulness and natural setting between mountains and farmlands, also the colorful local arts and crafts. (Click on photos to enlarge them) In and around the city, central areas and main squares Shopping malls and courts Suburbs by the […]
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