• 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
  • Hungary
  • Old Village of Hollókő – a living example of rural life before the agricultural revolution

    As the UNESCO comments: Hollokö is an outstanding example of a deliberately preserved traditional settlement. This village, which developed mainly during the 17th and 18th centuries, is a living example of rural life before the agricultural revolution of the 20th century.   霍洛克古村落及其周边: 霍洛克是被精心保护下来的传统民居的一个典型范例,该村落主要建立于17和18世纪,生动地展示了20世纪农业革命前乡村生活的生动图景。 First and foremost, I’d like to emphasize that this village is not […]

    Old Village of Hollókő – a living example of rural life before the agricultural revolution was last modified: June 3rd, 2018 by Dong
  • Austria
  • Salzburg – the best viewpoints in and around the city

    As commented by the UNESCO, “the Salzburg skyline, against a backdrop of mountains, is characterized by its profusion of spires and domes, dominated by the fortress of Hohensalzburg. It contains a number of buildings, both secular and ecclesiastical, of very high quality from periods ranging from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century,” and […]

    Salzburg – the best viewpoints in and around the city was last modified: May 2nd, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Leukerbad (1/2) – Gemmi Pass & Leukerbad Therme

    Since I came to Switzerland two and half years ago, I have visited the Canton of Valais a few times. However, it wasn’t until recently that I discovered a gem in the Alps, Leukerbad. If you can understand a bit of German, you probably know that “Bad” in German means “bath”. Thanks to its rich […]

    Leukerbad (1/2) – Gemmi Pass & Leukerbad Therme was last modified: January 21st, 2018 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Üetliberg – Zürich’s local mountain

    Hello everyone! In this post I’m gonna introduce to you Zürich’s own mountain, Üetliberg. The Üetliberg is a mountain in the Swiss plateau, part of the Albis chain, rising to 869m. The Üetliberg offers a panoramic view of the entire city of Zurich and the Lake of Zurich. There is also a hotel named “Uto Kulm” on this small mountain. The two […]

    Üetliberg – Zürich’s local mountain was last modified: October 24th, 2016 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Säntis – The Mountain

    Hello everyone! This Sunday I checked the weather report and decided to go to this mountain – Säntis 2502m). To be honest, I’ve never heard of this mountain before seeing it in the UBS mountain offer, which is a really good advertisement for the mountains in Switzerland. I would really call this day, as my […]

    Säntis – The Mountain was last modified: October 18th, 2016 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Schynige Platte & Alpine Botanical Garden

    Hello everyone! Today I visited another mountain in the Jungfrau region – Schynige Platte. I love this region because there are so many mountains you can either hike or take a cog railway train or cable car to go the top, and view, in a sunny or mostly sunny day, is absolutely wonderful. I’ve been […]

    Schynige Platte & Alpine Botanical Garden was last modified: October 14th, 2016 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Lugano – the Monte Carlo of Switzerland

    Hello everyone! Today I’m gonna introduce to you the Monte Carlo of Switzerland – Lugano! It is a city in southern Switzerland in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino neighboring Italy. It’s the 9th largest city in Switzerland and largest city in canton Ticino. The city lies on Lake Lugano, surrounded by the mountains of the Lugano Prealps. Its warm summers and reputation for attracting celebrities, entertainers, and […]

    Lugano – the Monte Carlo of Switzerland was last modified: October 7th, 2016 by Dong
  • Switzerland
  • Zermatt & Rothorn Paradise

    Zermatt The town of Zermatt lies at the southern end of the Matter Valley, which is one of the lateral branches of the great Valley of the Rhone. Zermatt is almost completely surrounded by the high mountains of the Pennine Alps among which Monte Rosa, Switzerland’s highest peak at 4634 meters above sea level. It […]

    Zermatt & Rothorn Paradise was last modified: October 5th, 2016 by Dong