Travels and memories! Yes, it feels great everytime I remember my past travels. Thanks to our modern technology especially the invention of digital cameras. Taking photographs helps us to remember well our past travels. Besides, these are the things we can take home for free so take as many pictures you can when you travel.
The photo I am featuring today was taken in Singapore. This statue is known as the Merlion. As you can see in the photo, it is a creature with a lion’s head and a body of a fish. The Merlion is the national personification of Singapore.
The Singapore Merlion: Its name combines “mer” meaning the sea and “lion”. The fish body represents Singapore’s origin as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, which means “sea town” in Javanese. The lion head represents Singapore’s original name—Singapura—meaning “lion city” or “kota singa”.
After visiting Istanbul for the first time last 2011, I had a great feeling that I will visit the biggest city in Turkey again. Indeed after almost 4 years, I was there for the second time. Visiting the only Eurasian city in the planet is an awesome experience for me. I can never have enough of it especially if you only spend a day during your visit. Its historic center which is partially listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must-to-see and to explore. Istanbul is known as Turkish financial and cultural hub and as well as its most populous city.
The garden park at the Sultan Ahmed Mosque or the Blue Mosque. Tulips are still flowering during our visit. You can Turkish women wearing the dress called burka, a black full-body covering, with veil. It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice.
Hey folks! I am back in the travelsphere and tonight before I go to sleep, I will share to you about my recent cruise in Greece especially that visit in Santorini. I just remembered that I already drafted the photos for this article two weeks ago. See how really busy I am nowadays? I am not only busy with my work but also with offline and online tasks. When I say offline task, I would mean doing home chores and running errands. When I say online tasks, I mean updating or writing articles in my blogs, joining or sharing articles in social media platforms and other online activities a blogger can do.
View across collapsed caldera
Let me go back to Santorini. I was very excited the day before because our destination the next day during that cruise is Santorini. This beautiful island in Greece is always in my bucketlist and I always believed that one day I can visit it. (more…)
Hi dear friends. Your own lovely blogger has come with yet another informative article about screen recording software but this time exclusively only for windows users as the main focus would be screen capture for Windows. Holidays are always a fun and it’s even more fun to keep the track and record of the entire journey. As far as I am concerned I am an extrovert kind of person but sometimes in order to explore myself I travel to an unexplored territory and do some crazy things. Actually sometimes it’s good to be crazy. After all one cannot be sensible at all times. Last month I went on one such journey to Alaska. This was the first time I was such close to nature and it was life (more…)
I am back! Yes, vacation is over now and I am already back to reality. I was already home last week and last Monday, I already hit the workplace again. I wish I am still on vacation especially on a cruise trip. I was fully entertained during that cruise in Greece. I only did not experienced many beautiful islands in Greece but also met different people from different countries who also joined that cruise. The crews in that ship were also from different nationalities. Really very interesting!
Leaving the port of Chios in Greece. The weather was sunny that day.
You will never get bored at the swimming hotel. Everyday and every night, there were always live entertainments from dancing to singing, disco, karaoke, various live shows and more. The lead singer of the live shows performed so good. He can also play a guitar and a piano. (more…)
Hey peeps! I hope you had a great Easter week especially last weekend. I am missing home during this season but I have to accept that I live thousands of miles away from home. If I can only fly for an hour, I would surely be home last Easter Sunday. I hope, I can go home for good soon. As of now, I am preparing for that comeback and I really need patience and determination…crossing my fingers!
The Verona Arena, known in Italia as Arena di Verona. It is a Roman amphitheatre in Piazza Bra in Verona, Italy built in 1st century. It is still in use today and is internationally famous for the large-scale opera performances given there. It is one of the best preserved ancient structures of its kind.
I am quite tired today especially from work. I will really be happy if the 6-day shift from work will be over tomorrow. That is why, I would only love to share a quick update about my last visit in Verona. (more…)