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Nanopore Day@EMBL Heidelberg

The reason I visited Heidelberg was because of Nanopore Day, the community event held by Oxford Nanopore Technologies. The event was held at the EMBL office. That was good opportunity to know both EMBL Heidelberg and Nanopore. Easy route i…

Heidelberg, Germany

This time's route: Brno, Czech - bus (student agency) or train - Prague, Czech: 2 hours 40 mins (same time for bus and train) Prague, Czech - bus (Flixbus) - (Germany, Frankfurt - bus (Flixbus) -) Germany, Heidelberg: 7 hours or 8 hours 30…

South of London

From the UK travel 1 month ago. Brighton Seven Sisters Near Brighton Isle of Wight This time the route is Brighton -> (Train) -> Portsmouth and Southsea Station -> (Bus) -> Southsea Hoverport stop -> (Hovercraft) -> Ryde In the island, the…

"The Future Starts Here" in London

I wrote a blog about how attractive "Future starts here" in Victoria and Albert Museum was 2 month ago. Last month I visited there. It was one of the most interesting and affected experience. Let's see the photos together. That is to under…

Camridge, UK

I like Mill Rd in Cambridge, UK. A variety of country's restaurants. Chinese, Korean, African, and etc restaurants.

A bio hackathon - Cambridge UK

Last month, I traveled Cambridge and London again 2nd time this year, then South of London, Brighton and Isle of Wight. I experienced so many things. As it was hard to clear my thoughts by the travel, I was delayed to output it on the blog…

Cambridge, UK

London King's Cross station => Cambridge station => Stansted Airport

Oxford, UK

London Paddington station => Oxford station Oxford station The biggest only shopping mall in Oxford A street A popular Jamaican restaurant A covered market A Market A park

London, UK

Stansted Airport => Train (Stansted Express) => Liverpool station South Kensington station, Museums => Walking => Hyde Park => Walking => Green Park station => KIng's Cross station

Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne is very good and beautiful place for the sightseeing and relaxing. You can go to the mountain casually and enjoy the nature. It takes around 60 minutes from Lucerne to Zurich. In front of Lucerne main station Mount Pilatus Swiss Mu…

Zug, Switzerland

Zug is a silent city. In Switzerland, tax rate is different for each region. Zug has an advantage for the tax.

Bouldering gym in Basel, Switzerland

B2 - Boulders & Bar Address: Hardstrasse 46, 4133 Pratteln, Switzerland Near Pratteln train station or near tram line 14 Pratteln, Schlossstrasse station. URL: https://www.bzwei.ch/ Price: 20 CHF / 1 time It's not near Basel main station. …

Basel Switzerland facing Germany and France

Basel is interesting city. The city is facing along the border of Germany and France. The area is around the border is very interesting. I can imagine people life is unique. We can easily reach to outside of the border of Switzerland by Ba…

Basel, Switzerland

Basel main station Basel exhibition centre. Huge.

Davos, Switzerland

As I had interest for Yuval Harari's talk at Davos World Ecnomic Forum 2018, I visited the place in Davos. Anyone can join the event for free. https://www.weforum.org/open-forum/pages/faq The Open Forum is accessible to everybody. If you a…

Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich Airport. It looks like shopping mall or train station building. It takes only 12 minutes from Zurich airport to Zurich main station by train. Market in Zurich main station. Zurich main station Yuval Harari's books are popular in Zur…

Canary Islands

The islands have 7 islands mainly. This time the route I visited is Gran Canaria -> Tenerife -> Gran Canaria Tenerife: Largest island in Canary island. Santa Cruz on north east is a center of the island. Gran Canaria: 2nd largest island. I…

Love Avinguda Diagonal (Diagonal street) in Barcelona

Avinguda Diagonal (Diagonal street). This street may be the most favorite area so far. Why? I can relax because of a few people, a big space, many cafe with enough space, nice fitness gym with pool, healthy cafe and market, shopping malls,…

Brown Rice in Barcelona

Let me share you where we can buy brown rice in Barcelona El Corte Inglés The “El Corte Inglés” in front of Catalunya station is very crowded. So, I will recommend other El Corte Inglés shops in other area to buy brown rice. At the top of …

Barcelona east tram area

I walked from Hotel W Barcelona to shopping mall Diagonal Mar (Address: Avinguda Diagonal, 3, 08019 Barcelona, Spain). There are 2 tram areas on west and east of Barcelona. Those area are an local / business area. My impression is West: fo…

Barcelona La Boqueria foot market

Accustomed Boqueria foot market. I visited many times there. The photo is from my past several travels this month, last month and last year. Let me introduce my favorite shops and an restaurant.

Barcelona Vegetarian Restaurant

Teresa Carles Near Catalunya station Maybe very popular restaurant. Address: Carrer de Jovellanos, 2, 08001 Barcelona, Spain Black rice. There are many UK people. Maybe I have heard UK English there. Teresa Carles Healthy Foods Aguaribay M…

Barcelona Conference

Hello, nice to see you again! This rail is used by tram. My favorite street. It’s near Barcelona Zoo. I attended 2 days genome conference in Barcelona this month. It was a really inspired one. Traveling anywhere, attending conference/works…

Thinking of SNP and Personal NGS at a suburb

If living, a suburb is better than central of the city. If staying at hotel for not sightseeing, the suburb is also better. Today is a good day. I got idea there. A Park BIOLOGICKE CENTRUM (= Biology Centre) There is 1 million SNP (Single …

Český Krumlov, Czech

I would recommend this beautiful and clean city if you have a chance to go to Czech Republic. I would recommend below cities for the people who travel in Czech Republic at first time. Prague to know city area. Český Krumlov to know traditi…

České Budějovice, Czech

České Budějovice, this hardly pronounced city is a gateway city to Český Krumlov, and also has more populations in the region. The feature of the city is that the old buildings have been saved in a clean status. The city is clean. I had no…

Prague Japanese Restaurant

These photos are in 2015. I found those when I checked my past photos. Both are delicious. Katsura Katsura http://katsura.cz Ramen Bar Ramen Bar https://www.yelp.com/biz/ramen-noodle-bar-praha

San Sebastian, Spain - Bar near Hill/other foods

Bar near Hill When I had stayed on the Hill (Munto area), this Bar/Cafe was a part of my life. I really felt it was my life. La Taberna del Cuélebre Address: Calle Goiko Galtzara Berri, 2, 20009 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Spain A Vegetarian…

San Sebastian, Spain - Bar@Donostia

The Bar that I would introduce is near Iglesia de Santa María, on Abuztuaren 31 Kalea street, Donostia. I do not know the restaurant/Bar name. This area was very crowded. But we can eat “Sea urchin” there. A Bar near Iglesia de Santa María…

San Sebastian, Spain - Bar Bergara@Gros

Let me introduce foods in San Sebastian, dividing same articles. Today is my most favorite restaurant in San Sebastian. Pincho[1] is representative food in San Sebastian. We can eat it at Bar. Bar Bergara [2] This Bar is in Gros area that …