Category Archive: parks

Two days in Yangon

Yes, I only spent two days in Yangon (Rangoon), Burma, with my boyfriend after my trip to Vientiane. That was extremely foolish, because there was a lot to see and we probably missed… Continue reading

Not-quite-hanami at the National Rhododendron Gardens

When I lived in Japan, a highlight of every year was hanami, or cherry blossom viewing. Strolling through parks or picnicking with friends under zillions of pretty pink petals is something like a… Continue reading