Reborn from Ashes

Last weekend I had the chance to visit Hiroshima and Miyajima, two of the places I most wanted to visit in Japan. It was a two day trip which first day was spent in Hiroshima, and the second in Miyajima, where stands my beloved Itsukushima Shrine. The first day was… shocking. Visiting the Peace Memorial … More Reborn from Ashes

Guest Post: WARNING! The 9 Most Common Tourist Traps in Tokyo!

Today I bring to you a Guest Post by an avid reader of my blog, Claire, from Traveltio! She’s a world traveler, having been to 3 continents, 16 countries, and 38 cities! She writes about her experiences and adventures in her blog at http://traveltio.com/about-me/, so if you are an avid traveler as well, I recommend you … More Guest Post: WARNING! The 9 Most Common Tourist Traps in Tokyo!

IS JAPAN COOL? All Nippon Airways (ANA) Campaign

Today I bring you yet another exciting campaign! “Is Japan Cool?” is a website by All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, which allows visitors to explore – and vote for – the coolest aspects of Japan. Travelers planning a trip can check out the ratings and decide their “must see” attractions based on that. There … More IS JAPAN COOL? All Nippon Airways (ANA) Campaign

Shinkansen 50 years! Introducing carriages with foot baths!

Yes, that’s it. It’s already been 50 years since the Shinkansen debut! It wasn’t the world’s first high-speed train, but when the Shinkansen debuted in 1964, its futuristic design and to-the-second punctuality resulted in it being named ‘the bullet train’, making Japan’s railways the envy of the world. 50 years later, traveling in Japan by … More Shinkansen 50 years! Introducing carriages with foot baths!

KUDAN, the Very Best Choice to study Japanese and get to know Japan!

Today I’m going to write a very special post about a very important period of my staying in Japan. As I wrote in the “About Me” page, I first studied Japanese at a Japanese Language School here in Tokyo. It’s about my life at that school that I’m going to talk about. Kudan Institute of … More KUDAN, the Very Best Choice to study Japanese and get to know Japan!