An enjoyable historical romance, with beautiful world building, well-rounded characters, and competently crafted plot.
Buddhism has been present in Vietnam for centuries, and is the dominant faith in this country. This article provides an introduction to the most famous pagodas in Hanoi, capital of the country.
These are books on classical music composers that I find interesting. They tell about not only the men in question but also the era they live in. At the very least, they provide entertaining stories.
The Botanic Garden of Singapore is a place that serves both intellectual and practical interests on everything about tropical trees and plants. It's also a great place for a walk.
Though few people chew betel in Vietnam today, betel leaves and betel nut still present in major ceremonies as the symbol of the social bond between people.
A review of "Yukikaze", a Japanese science fiction classic and the original material of the famous anime of the same name.
Once the heart of a great power rivalling France herself, Dijon offers good food, beautiful architecture, lots of discoveries and in general a pleasant visit.
An account on the attractions of Beaune, the city considered the centre of Burgundian wine making culture.
My impression of the National Museum of Middle Age, Paris, France, which is also known as Musée de Cluny.
A list of my favourite adventure books.
Recommendation of my favourite museums, which mostly deal with history, in Bremen and Bremerhaven.
A small city off the tourist track, Groningen is nonetheless worth a look.
The Queen's Birthday is the occasion to wear orange and get drunk. Or so the Dutch say. A snapshot of the celebration in Amsterdam.
A region with flower industry, the people of Eelde knows how to showcase their wares.
The Schnoor quarter is a famous tourist attraction of Bremen. Here you can discover many things about the history of this Hanseatic city.
Home to famous musicians in history, Vienna is a must-see for music lovers. This hub tells my experience of the musical side of the city.
City hall is always among highlights in a visit to a German city. This hub is an impression of the German city halls I have visited.
Ao Dai is among what people will immediately think of about the country of Vietnam. This hub is an overview of how this costume develops and its position in the country.
Once a power in the region, now all is left of Champa Kingdom is an ethnic minority and awe-inspiring ruin. This article sums up the rise, development, and decline of the kingdom.
A region traditionally living on rice paddys, North Vietnam has water puppetry, a traditional performing art that makes use of this setting. This hub is a short overview of this fascinating art.