In Greece, even if there is nothing much to do, it is simply very relaxing to just sit and gazed at the sea.
When I browse in Taipei’s Eslite bookstore, I’m often attracted by the books placed prominently at the “recommendations” rack. And this 460 page hard-cover title “Thank you for being late” had me startled.
The native fisherman so sighed “The Sea of Galilee is like a woman. Sometimes she’s gentle and yet sometimes violent, you have to understand her temperament.”
Holding various world-class sports, festivals, and conferences has brought Busan into the international limelight, creating urban development with good tourism infrastructure.
A bellboy from the Japanese soap series “Hotel” once said he could tell the character of a person by his suitcase. After travelling for more 30 years, I could more or less make out the characters of people based on the style, size and appearance of their suitcase.
As a traveller, I do not wish to see the proliferation of American culture on the streets of Cuba but I know it is inevitable. The authentic Cuban style will eventually fade out.
It happens not only to a newbie, even a senior tour leader or tour guide have sleepless nights before the tour departure. Sometimes she might contemplate not taking up the job or she might shed a tear or two.
This spring, I led a group of 18 people to a circuit of 6 countries (Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania & Northern Greece) and covering more than 4,000km.
How could we live with dignity? Even if the general elections come next September, it might end up like the United States, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan and many European countries where changes took place.
That night at the performance of “Impression Melaka”, over 2,000 tourists were so captivated with the live performance by the cast of 300 people. Indeed, the team of Zhang Yimou and Wang Chaoge has brought Admiral Cheng Ho and the history of Melaka back to “life”!