This was a spirit of the moment visit. We had no camera. Here comes a ”phonto” post. Let’s go! Cacao house (museum)
Cozy aquarium with all sort of interesting creatures from local and abroad.
There are 2 of NGV in Melbourne – NGV Australia and NGV international. Combining both will make the post painfully long. For this post, let’s look at NGV Australia together. Let’s begin our journey by stating clearly that I’m not an artsy person. I have an intensely hard time understanding arts. […]
Greeted by the magical looking Waterwall, I could tell that this place was going to be fun. There’s 2 NGV, this was the international side.
Welcome to Yura, aka Conan stop! Located in 北栄町, Hokuei-chō. Another themed up JR stop in the Tottori prefecture. Prepared to do THE Conan manga pilgrimage…
If there’s ANY toy that you miss from the 1950s, one will likely find their child time favourites in this humble museum. Their collection was simply amazing. Cassettes, VHS, courtyard games… nothing was too retro for this place.
The whole town is themed up to the spooky comedy manga, Gegege no Kitaro (ゲゲゲの鬼太郎). This manga series is a Japanese classic from the 1960s, drawn by Mr Shigeru Mizuki. The story line is based on a collection of Japanese folklore and local superstitions. It essentially gained cult status and hence […]
Boras, Sweden, was once a busting textile city. Think factories. Well, now that the labour is too expensive, textile industry became a distant history for Sweden. I’ve worked in the clothing / apparel business for over a decade now. To me, the museum had a very personally touch to […]
I am a HUGE fan of Nissin noodles. I buy them in cases and occasionally dream about them. Anyways, this trip was more of a ‘pilgrimage’ to Nissin. Just a little bit of history here. Mr Momofuku Ando 安藤 百福 1910-2007, invented THE chicken instant noodle (Chikin ramen チキンラーメン) in 1958. […]