• Switzerland
  • Lötschental – the magic valley, the hiking paradise

    In fact, the first time I read about Lötschental was when I was looking for where to go to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn. If you have read my previous posts about this region you probably know already that the protected area is huge, 824 km2. Before, I always travelled to the […]

    Lötschental – the magic valley, the hiking paradise was last modified: November 13th, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2/2) – A hike to remember (Belalp – Riederalp)

    Following the first post about the UNESCO Panorama Path from Belalp to Riederalp, this post will continue introducing to you the highlights including the the “färricha” and “Zickzackweg“, Aletschji, the suspension bridge (Hängebrücke), Grünsee (the Green Lake), Aletsch forest and Pro Nature Center Aletsch (Villa Cassel). 3.4 Evidence of traditional farming such as “Färricha” and the “Zickzackweg” Along […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2/2) – A hike to remember (Belalp – Riederalp) was last modified: November 7th, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (1/2) – A hike to remember (Belalp – Riederalp)

    As the UNESCO comments: The extension of the natural World Heritage property of Jungfrau – Aletsch – Bietschhorn (first inscribed in 2001), expands the site to the east and west, bringing its surface area up to 82,400 ha., up from 53,900. The site provides an outstanding example of the formation of the High Alps, including […]

    Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (1/2) – A hike to remember (Belalp – Riederalp) was last modified: November 3rd, 2018 by Dong
  • Spain
  • The Old Town of Segovia (2/2) – the Cathedral and Alcázar

    As the UNESCO comments: The Roman aqueduct of Segovia, probably built c. A.D. 50, is remarkably well preserved. This impressive construction, with its two tiers of arches, forms part of the setting of the magnificent historic city of Segovia. Other important monuments include the Alcázar, begun around the 11th century, and the 16th-century Gothic cathedral. […]

    The Old Town of Segovia (2/2) – the Cathedral and Alcázar was last modified: October 28th, 2018 by Dong
  • Spain
  • The Old Town of Segovia (1/2) – the Roman Aqueduct and a Guided Tour

    As the UNESCO comments: The Roman aqueduct of Segovia, probably built c. A.D. 50, is remarkably well preserved. This impressive construction, with its two tiers of arches, forms part of the setting of the magnificent historic city of Segovia. Other important monuments include the Alcázar, begun around the 11th century, and the 16th-century Gothic cathedral. […]

    The Old Town of Segovia (1/2) – the Roman Aqueduct and a Guided Tour was last modified: October 25th, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Autumn in Zürich or Zürich in Autumn?

    Hello everyone! This post will be more like a gallery for the photos I took during the weeks when it’s autumn in Zürich. I will mention the names of the parks, gardens or mountains I was at before the photos as well as the path I took, for example, from where to where. Cloudy or […]

    Autumn in Zürich or Zürich in Autumn? was last modified: October 21st, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Kunsthaus Zürich – details of my favorite paintings

    Hello everyone! All the things you need to know about Kunsthaus Zürich, for example, how to walk around in the museum (floor plan), what are the masterpieces etc., is in my previous post “Zürich Kunsthaus (Zürich Art Museum)”, if you’re interested in these info please just click on it. In this post it will be mostly about […]

    Kunsthaus Zürich – details of my favorite paintings was last modified: October 23rd, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • World Nature Forum Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Exhibition – Dynamic in Space and Time

    The World Nature Forum Information and Visitor Center of the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch is located in Naters, 5 mins away by foot from the train station of Brig. If you have already seen my previous 5 posts about the Aletsch Glacier (for example the three viewpoints within the Aletsch Arena, the UNESCO […]

    World Nature Forum Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Exhibition – Dynamic in Space and Time was last modified: August 2nd, 2018 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Mainau – a flowering island in Lake Constance

    Since last autumn I’ve been thinking about going to the Mainau Island, but because of the season and my allergy of pollen, I postponed the trip again and again. This year, my friend visited the island in May and sent me some pictures of the Butterfly House and I couldn’t wait anymore. In fact, it […]

    Mainau – a flowering island in Lake Constance was last modified: July 10th, 2018 by Dong
  • Germany
  • Stuttgart – City Gardens (Schlossplatz, Killesberg, Schlossgarten, Wilhelma)

    Hello everyone! In my last post I showed you the museums I went to in Stuttgart. Today in this post, I’d like to introduce to you the gardens. I went to Stuttgart in early April, when the grass started turning green and some of the flowers started blossoming. I have to say it’s a nice […]

    Stuttgart – City Gardens (Schlossplatz, Killesberg, Schlossgarten, Wilhelma) was last modified: June 25th, 2018 by Dong