PathTest from Frankfurt

As promise, through out my “Impulsive Travelling 2012: Spain & Germany”, I will keep running a session of PathTest whenever I have WIFI connection.   Please remember to follow this blog if you are interested to see the geek side of my latest trip =) This is my third time stopping by Frankfurt and I continue to stay in…

Starting my first PathTest =)

When I am travelling these day, WIFI connection in hotel is a must have requirement.  I am always willing to pay more that feature.  But how fast are those (paid or freebie) connection?  Here is a really cool tool to tell you.  PathTest is a free bandwidth testing tool.   It provides the most accurate results possible…

Where it all begins …

This is a visit to the birth place of my passion of baking and love of software development . Before moving to Vancouver, I spent F1 to F3 (similar to grade 7 – 9 in North American system) in one of the oldest all girls school in Hong Kong: Ying Wa Girls School(英華女學校). Experience from…

India Trip Planning Site Update Progress

I am pretty happy with progress so far after three weeks setting up my wordpress.org site in my home server.  I need something interesting to motivate myself to get more prepared with my up coming to to Indian & Nepal by the end of year. Here is the site: http://india2011.aleung.ca v0.1 – 2011-08-07: initial draft – installed apache,…

Europe Hopping 2010 Tripline

I have been back from this Hoppy Europe trip for almost a year and I have finally find the perfect way to showcase my totally 4 weeks trip to Europe.  Check out the following map created by Tripline.  Click on to map access flash playable version which flies through all the cities I have visited along with…

Day 5: Suddenly Kagoshima

So far I have been following my originally planned schedule (which has never happened before).   The sun was shinning very bright in my room at 6-ish, so it was hard to sleep any longer.   I went down for my having my rice ball + miso soup breakfast and there was a big group of high…

Day 4: Oh deer.. oh dear… oh deer

Nara is no doubt the cutest city I’ve visited so far.  All the symbols, selling item has deer either cute or serious face.  But deer is still a deer, it just never looks serious enough for me =P I got up at  around 3:50am and couldn’t fall back to sleep again.  At least the night…

Day 3: Kanazawa – the city of gold

Kanazawa VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL I am starting this blog writing in the middle of the Kenrokuen Garden because I have found the best spot of the garden. It is so comfortably breezy and lightly shaded.  Besides, my feet are hurting, so I have to find a place to sit =P  Just sitting on…

Day 2: Loving the Charming Small Town of Japan

This is quite an wonderful experience to pick Takayama which lead me to Toyama and the local train JR train rides.  Not doubt the local trains are slower, but it is so comfortable..so soothing.  Yes, it is actually presently relaxed to see pretty mountain and rice fields slowly passed by rather then rushing through on…