Continue to share a few nice spots in London, today I would like to share this lovely garden Royal Botanic Garden – Kew Garden. Kew Garden is the largest and most diverse collection of living plants anywhere in the world. Also it includes more than 30000 different kinds of plants and they have the world largest herbarium. Besides, the garden has 326 acres of landscape which have more than 100 world-class attractions to enjoy.
Lucky us it was a great weather on the day we visited. Unfortunately, we didn’t have much time to walk through the whole garden. (I believe it would took us a day!) We just managed to visit the key attractions of Treetop Walkway, Palm House and the garden nearby only. However, you can also take the bus tour at the entrance of the park if you feel tired. Now let me know show you the pictures of the lovely Kew garden below!
Those who don’t believe in Magic will never find it – Alice in Wonderland
and I do, so I found the magic in here – My afternoon Tea in Wonderland!
During my 2 weeks business trip in London last month, I don’t have any chance to go for afternoon tea nor going out for site seeing in the weekdays. So I planned my bucket list for weekend before I came to London.
Firstly, I need to give a big credit to my colleague / best friend who suggested me to visit this amazing place for afternoon Tea in TAJ 51 suites – located in Westminster London. As a big fans of Alice, it is a MUST to go ! Though the price per person aren’t cheap (it cost 40 pounds/ person) but I made the right choice! You will understand later when you see more photos below!
Throw back to my previous Tokyo trip in Nov, we went to the Planetarium in Sunshine City. I marked this place for a long time when I heard Konica had launched this in Tokyo.
It is not only a theatre but it provides both educational / entertainment show with aromatic smells for healing experience. It is direct managed by Konica Minolta of the planetarium technology. You can enjoy and relaxed under the starry sky and aromatic smells. Because healing planetarium show is targeted for adult only, so small children are not allow for healing planetarium. So let’s see how it’s actually works.
Date back from my last trip in Chiangmai during July, this NEW chill out spot in Niman Road. It is situated in front of Eastin Tan Hotel. You might question if this is a PARK? Actually it is not really just a PARK but more than that. It includes lots of cafes and handcrafts creative stores.
The restaurants are owned by Captain Tan, who is the boss of Oishi dining group in Thailand who owned lots of restaurants. Thus you might find his statue in the entrance. The whole environment is so relax, it is not a super big place but takes only 30 minutes walk through the whole area. With lots of small lovely wall paintings along the little shops, is easy to find some nice spot for lovely shot! So let me show you how special this Park is!
It looks totally different in the day & night of this park, you will see what I mean later. Anyways, there are approximately 10 stores and a cafe located at the entrance and for sure you won’t miss out! The weather wasn’t good and is showering at that moment. We went there at 09:00 morning so seems like lots of stores have not yet open. So let me show you a few stores.
Robin & Ruth – This store sell lots of souvenirs. Includes Bags, T-shirst, post cards etc. I am not sure about the price range but I haven’t buy anything from this store as I don’t like to buy some Thailand printed products.
Continue of my last Bangkok trip. I stayed in Grand Centre Point Hotel. The location is very good as it takes only 10 -15 minutes to Siam from skywalk. Also 5 mins to BTS. I made my reservation through Expedia from their special offer. It costs HK$2725 – 4 nights (2 persons)! So it’s around HK$680 /night include tax which I think is a good deal in such a convenient location.
I didn’t take photos at the lobby as haven’t thought of sharing my stay in blog. Anyways, the interior is a bit apartment feeling, not like normal hotel. However the interior do looks pretty nice! A bath tube with open wooden window and a balcony to enjoy such a beautiful night view in Bangkok.
Since my hotel was quite close to Central Embassy, it just took me 5 mins from my hotel to the mall. Me and my husband have no plan to go to Paul Bakery but only went in because of their simply but attractive exterior.
Paul Depuis 1889 was the first french bakery in Bangkok. They were founded over a century ago in Croix, Northern France. It served country-style and fancy artisan breads and well known for producing over 140 types of breads. They have opened over 400 branches over the world. There are 4 branches except Embassy in Bangkok, The Emporium, Central World and Empire Tower . If you are looking for an affordable but quality french breakfast with a convenient location,Paul Depuis 1889 shall be one of your choice.
The take away counter had a wide variety of delicious looking cake and pastries. I haven’t got a chance to try their croissant however it seems like they have many good reviews. The price is not cheap but is affordable. Not only Croissant they offer but also freshly made fruit tarts and cakes everyday. I would highly recommend to try this if you haven’t. They just looks so delicious to me!