Month: September 2016

Day Hiking Trip to Buttermilk Falls State Park on August 5th, 2016

For the whole month at Ithaca, I have been looking for local attractions that’s worth a visit. Since Ithaca (and upper New York in general) is famous for its waterfalls, and Buttermilk Falls State Park was conveniently located… Read More

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, a kids movie rated PG-13

Being adapted from a comic franchise, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows could easily be OK, because the comic already sets an exciting storyline that the movie just needs to follow. Also being adapted from a… Read More

Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare, a milestone for transition to action movies

Speaking of the Japanese animation series Detection Conan, a franchise that’s basically the age of myself, a series that I’ve watched from the age of Conan to the age of Shinichi Kudo and beyond, it’s hard to deny… Read More

Flight Log of Qatar Airways Flight 870 from Doha to Shanghai Pudong on September 2nd, 2016

This post follows the previous one on Qatar Airways flight 246. Midnight seemed to be a higher peak for transits at Doha Airport than early morning, as we waited longer at transit screening this time. Also, compared to… Read More

Flight Log of Qatar Airways Flight 246 from Istanbul Ataturk to Doha on September 1st, 2016

Time to head back home. It seemed that everything was expedited for the last day, I finished my tour of Eyup and Golden Horn ahead of schedule, my parents finished their visit of Grand Bazaar ahead of schedule,… Read More

Day 14 of Turkey Vacation: Istanbul on September 1st, 2016

Last day in Istanbul and in Turkey. As a result of yesterday’s missing ferry, the plan of the day was to first visit Eyüp, then take the ferry back to Eminönü as a tour of the Golden Horn…. Read More