Archive | October, 2013

Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto | Historic sites

Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto

Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto   Geishas are very elusive and difficult to spot in Kyoto even though there is a larger percentage of them working in the various restaurants and establishments in the ‘geisha districts’ of Gion and Pontocho.  The typical visitor is unlikely to see them entertaining in these exclusive establishments – […]

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Temple of the silver pavilion in Kyoto,Travel Photo Mondays #18
Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto | Historic sites

Temple of the silver pavilion in Kyoto,Travel Photo Mondays #18

  Temple of the silver pavilion in Kyoto,Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling. Temple of the Silver Pavilion in Kyoto This week, I’m taking you to Kyoto to the visit the Temple […]

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Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto | Historic sites

Sunset Skies in Hilo, Hawaii

 Sunset Skies in Hilo, Hawaii   Late in the afternoon when the sun is ready to fall. There are no sunsets on the east side of the island, but we still get a vivid light show with dusky to magenta colored skies late into the night. The threat of cloudy skies around the bay creates more dramatic […]

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Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto | Historic sites

A month celebration of Aloha Festivals in Hawaii

A month celebration of Aloha Festivals in Hawaii   The Aloha Festivals in Hawaii celebrates Hawaiian culture and history including all things related to celebrating life in Hawaii. One of the most popular events on the Big Island kicking off the Aloha Festivals (now called the Hawaii Island Festivals) is the birthday and celebration for […]

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Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto | Historic sites

Hapuna Beach – Travel Photo Mondays #17

    Welcome to Travel Photo Mondays It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing gorgeous imagery and story telling.       Hapuna Beach Hapuna beach on west Hawaii island is one of the most popular beaches on the island.  Blessed […]

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Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto | Historic sites

Beautiful Japanese bento boxes to go

Beautiful Japanese bento boxes to go What a fun experience when traveling through the bullet trains and stopping at some of the many food vendors and food halls in the train stations we pass. These well designed and packaged bento’s to go are so attractive and fun to check out what all the main ingredients […]

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Looking for Geishas in the Gion and Pontocho, Kyoto | Historic sites

Spectacular clouds all over Hawaii

Spectacular clouds all over Hawaii Do you like looking up at the sky and watch the movement of those big puffy clouds occasionally?  Well watching for clouds in Hawaii is one of the ideal places to do just that. Cloudy days are not a big deal in Hawaii, they always bring liquid sunshine and keep the […]

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