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Sneak Peek Into Hell

… and yet it looks so pretty! Since the Tokyo region is under a state of emergency once again — much stricter than the previous two — Golden Week 2021 turned out to be rather eventless. One notable exception was our day-trip to Hell Peek […]

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Sakura in Kanazawa

‘Tis the season of cherry blossom (sakura) in Japan and after several months in Tokyo, spent mostly indoors, it was about time to get away from city for a while. Kanazawa is worth a visit in any season, but especially at this time of the […]

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Strolling Around Mitakesan

It’s been a while since visiting the mountains in and around Tokyo prefecture and autumn is one of the best times to do so. That’s why last weekend we headed out to Mt. Mitake about two hours away from downtown. A bit less touristy than […]

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Welcome to the Japanese Countryside

Japan with its rich history and unique cultural heritage is an amazing place to visit as a tourist. Having been brought up in the West, there is a plethora of things to discover virtually all over the country that seem new and exciting. Personally, as […]

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Japan’s Tropical Islands

This weekend we were straying away from Tokyo quite a bit. In fact, this was by far the furthest away from home I’ve been while still on Japanese soil to date. Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture, is located between Japan an Taiwan. Flying to the main […]

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Hitachi Seaside Park

Fist off, all the best to everyone reading this back home in Europe or anywhere else around the world for that matter. I sincerely hope you, your family and friends are all well and things will be back to normal soon. Even though Japan does […]

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It’s always rainy in Kanazawa

… but that doesn’t make it any less pretty! The quaint port town on the Japanese Sea definitely has a lot of things to offer for a long weekend, regardless of the weather conditions. Most notably, Kanazawa is famous for its flawlessly preserved neighborhoods from […]

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Sign of Life

I know, I know, it’s gotten a little quiet on my blog over the past couple of weeks. Lots of different things currently ongoing don’t leave much time for any creative output. I’ve started working on my master’s thesis, went through some personal changes, and […]

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72 Hours in Taipei

As Japan celebrated it’s annual ‘Coming of Age Day’ last Monday, we figured it would be worth spending the long weekend in Taiwan. A 3hr flight away from Tokyo, the island is a very popular holiday destinations for the Japanese; and with current temperatures around […]

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