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
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!
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
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!
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!
Last week I went to Osaka, and spent an awesome time there! I have a lot of things to show you! For now, here is a short video of the beautiful landscape seen from the top of Umeda Sky Building! Enjoy!