Monthly Archives : October 2017

VISIT PLANET IN GOOGLE MAPS

By MARINA

Google announced that they added the wonderful images to Google Maps. Thanks to the enhancement we can not only look satellite view, but enjoy moons and planets maps. It seems that some images were taken by Cassini. That spacecraft just ended its mission on September 15, 2017, after 20-year-journey. Through Google Maps you can observe the space objects carefully, and…

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4K LIVE STREAM FROM SPACE IS NOW AVAILABLE

By MARINA

Thanks to the advanced technology, we can see Live 4K Video from Space. The demonstration of this attempt was shown at April 26, 2017. The success that innovators (NASA, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and AWS Elemental) achieved means that we started walking to the next stage of filmmaking. We can reach astronauts on the International Space Station and view clear video with a small time lag. Cloud services…

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A LOVELY BABY PANDA (130th Day)

By MARINA

We were surprised to hear the happy news that zoo officials identified the newborn cub’s cries on June 12, 2017. Since then, Japanese are experiencing “Panda Boom”. Thanks to Tokyo Zoological Park Society we can get the latest information about this cutie every month. Whenever I see the movie, I am completely captivated by her. I’ve never seen such a…

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VIRTUAL TOUR : PHOTOS TO INSPIRE YOU TO VISIT BHUTAN ( 1 )

By MARINA

Bhutan opened the door to tourism industry in 1974. Tourists are attracted to their unique culture and are deeply moved by their hospitality. Bhutanese attitude toward foreigners isn’t too much, but pleasant. People are friendly and warmly invite the guests into their house for butter tea. Girls and boys are playing cheerfully outside, and dogs are sleeping in the sun.…

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A Bhutan Photo Essay

By MARINA

During my stay in Bhutan, I felt so relaxed. I don’t know what made me so. But it is certain that lots of smiles and warm hospitality are deeply printed on my memory. And time passed very slowly in this place. Bhutanese lifestyle seems to be more simple than ours. Few frilled things, useless things, are not needed and everything they possess…

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TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH VR: ANGKOR WAT

By MARINA

Angkor is one of the popular destinations for travelers. Every year more than 2 million people visit this ancient capital. Stepping into the once megacity, you feel as if you were back in the era of the Khmer Empire. And you are intoxicated with great heritages.  In that place… The picturesque Angkor Wat at sunrising and sunset entertain you. Bayon always smile to you. Seeing the…

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MYSTERIOUS SNACK STREET IN BEIJING

By MARINA

I’m a food lover. One of the purposes of my traveling is eating local food. Of course I like dining in a gorgeous restaurant. But at the same time, I love hanging around the streets with food stands and tasting the one my eyes alighted upon. In Beijing there is a famous food street, at Wangfujing (王府井).   While here is…

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