Today was a really lazy day. Mike and I were both exhausted after getting back from Berlin last night, so we slept in and took it easy today. After brunch, we took a stroll through Olympiapark and visited the BMW Museum.Continue Reading →
Mike and I are both musicians, so we decided to make a stop in Leipzig before heading up to Berlin. Leipzig has a rich musical history. In addition to being home to the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra — one of the oldest orchestras in the world, the city was also home to Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn — two of the most famous composers to walk this Earth. Our plan for the afternoon was to visit the St. Thomas Church and the Bach Museum.
Every time I go to Seoul, it seems like I’m only there for a second. I’ve thought about spending a month or two exploring South Korea many times, but my travel plans always change last minute when Seoul is involved. This time was no different. I originally planned to stay for a week and a half after spending Chinese New Year in Hong Kong, but then I had to make an unexpected trip to Tokyo and my time in Seoul was reduced to three and a half days. Regardless, I tried to make the best of it.Continue Reading →
Today’s adventure started at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo. Our plan involved taking the Tokaido Shinkansen to Shin-Fuji Station in Shizuoka Prefecture and spending the day exploring and getting lost. After purchasing tickets for the Shinkansen, we picked up a few bento boxes to eat during the train ride. The journey south to Shizuoka is only an hour and fifteen minutes long, but we were hungry.
As the sun was setting in Tokyo, I headed to Ginza to meet my friend Simon. He’s a fellow Hong Konger who works as a videographer in New York City now. I arrived in Ginza way too early, so I walked around and took a few photos.Continue Reading →