The Netherlands is a country in the northwestern part of Europe. Is know know for it’s flat landscapes of canals, tulip flower fields, windmills, and cycling routes for locals. Amsterdam, the capital, is home to the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and the house where Jewish diarist Anne Frank hid during WWII. Numerous works of art such as the Canalside mansions and other piece from Rembrandt, and Vermeer remain from the city’s 17th-centry “Golden Age”.
An island far east in the Pacific Ocean, Japan is a nation with dense cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks, with thousands of shrines and temples. Bullet trains connect the main island Kyushu, Honshu, and Hokkaido. Tokyo, the capital, is know for its skyscrapers, shopping and pop culture.
Singapore is an island city-state off southern Malaysia. It’s a global financial center with a tropical climate and multicultural population. Its colonial core centers on the Padang, a cricket filed since the 1830s and now flanked by major builds such as City Hall with its 18 Corinthian columns. In Singapore’s cira-1820 Chinatown stands the red-and-gold Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, home of Buddha’s teeth.
These are just the destinations which I’ve already visited. More will be added as I explore this wonderful planet of ours.