Tag: travel

27
Sep 2016
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Architecture & Landscape Architecture, Travel by Design
Chippendale Walking Tours

Booked the  September installment of Explore Chippendale Historical Walking Tours of Destination Chippendale. It was enjoyable to explore the district while learning a bit about the heritage of Chippendale and its historical surroundings. Here are some photos taken during the tour. The ...


30
Jul 2016
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Travel by Design
Remembering Chicago's Charm

While reading the social media feeds, the memory of Obama’s Lego figure at Legoland Discovery Center in Illinois, came to mind. I realized I have never posted about this trip that I did years ago, which I think is one of the best cities if you are into modern architecture. Have a look at ...


6
Sep 2012
0
Architecture & Landscape Architecture, Travel by Design
Must See Kansai (Part 2)

For part 1, read here. After Kyoto, the other parts we wanted to see are Nara and Himeji. We availed ourselves of a three-day pass for West JR Line (JPY5500/person) at the Kyoto Station early the following day. We read that the Inari Station is on the same line as Nara. So we decided to […]


18
Nov 2010
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architecture, Travel by Design
Taiwan Tales

From Taipei 101, you can get on the train and find your way to the Longshan Temple Station. You are now in Taipei City’s oldest district, Wanhua District. Near the train station is the Longshan Temple (shown above) Taipei’s oldest temple.  While the architecture remains in tact, ...


10
Nov 2010
0
architecture, Travel by Design
Getting to Taipei 101

On the Bannan (Blue) Line of the MTR, stop at the Taipei City Hall Station and follow the signs. Taipei 101 is the world’s second tallest building. Towering above the city, it was designed to resemble a gigantic bamboo stalk and makes Taipei 101 impossible to miss. At 508 meters, the Taipei ...