Nagoya Travel : Osu Kannon (大須観音) Temple

One of the very popular Buddhist Ttemple in Nagoya is Osu Kannon (大須観音) Temple. Located in the central of Nagoya, Osu Kannon (大須観音) Temple was was originally built in the neighboring Gifu Prefecture but was later moved to its current site in 1612 after the original temple had been repeatedly damaged by flood. The wooden statue of Kannon, … More Nagoya Travel : Osu Kannon (大須観音) Temple

UNESCO World Heritage Site : Kinkaku-ji Temple (金閣寺, Golden Pavilion)

One of the many reasons why I like to travel to Japan of late is to explore and check out the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This leads to my recent exploration, in fact my 2nd visit to Kinkaku-ji Temple (金閣寺) also known as The Golden Pavilion during my recent visit to Kyoto just last week. Our journey from … More UNESCO World Heritage Site : Kinkaku-ji Temple (金閣寺, Golden Pavilion)

A walk down Kodaiji (高台寺) Temple

We discover Kodaiji (高台寺) Temple by accident after our visit to Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺). Located at the foot of Higashiyama Ryozen Mountains in Kyoto. The temple was established in 1606 by Kita-no-Mandokoro (1548-1624) in memory of her late husband Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1536-1598). Kita-no-Mandokoro was also known as Nene. She later became a priestess and assumed the name of … More A walk down Kodaiji (高台寺) Temple

UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺)

One of my favourite place that I have revisited several time in Kyoto is Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), which is  officially known as Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera (音羽山清水寺), an independent Buddhist Temple located in the eastern part of Kyoto. Part of the  Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) is known … More UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺)

Exploring Asakusa Kannon Temple (浅草寺)

Sensoji (浅草寺, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa,a district in Taitō, Tokyo). It is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and popular temples. One of the oldest temple in Tokyo, the legend of Asakusa Kannon Temple (浅草寺) says that in the year 628, two brothers fished a statue of Kannon, the goddess … More Exploring Asakusa Kannon Temple (浅草寺)

Beautiful Cambodia

December 2014, after several months of planning, we finally head out for our memorable holiday to the beautiful country of Cambodia. After taking early morning flight on Air Asia to Siem Reap, we finally arrived at Siem Reap International Airport at around 750 hrs. Upon arrival, we experienced inconvenience where one of the officer at … More Beautiful Cambodia