Category: Around Japan

Inside Tokyo, Japan

The densest and busiest main portal of businesses, diplomatic outposts and tourist destination, Tokyo, is also the capital of the land of the rising sun- Japan. Obviously there are hundred of things that one can do in Tokyo and a month would not be enough to discover the whole place and its interesting hidden gems. Here are […]

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AIRBNB at Nagano, Japan

  Did you know that, though airbnb is one of the most ought places to stay for foreigners visiting Japan, Japanese themselves are not use to using airbnb because most of them are not just use to it as they are very particular with personal space. This was my first airbnb experience for I also had […]

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Kinosaki: my favorite hidden treasure of Japan

Founded 1300 years ago, Kinosaki is named as the best onsen (Japanese hot spring) town in Japan. Located in Hyogo Prefecture, City of Toyooka. The place is famous for its 7 public baths and a tradition of wearing yukata while wandering around the quaint small town and visiting bath houses. From the moment you step […]

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Visit The Most Radiant Castle in Japan

  Aside from Japan being deeply rooted from its roots as seen in a very advanced city brimming with its past’ story, almost every prefecture and town has its own elegant castle surrounded with lavish gardens. The presence of castle and its features also signifies the power of that place during the old age. Here’s another world […]

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Why You Should Visit Hiroshima

Many people have been visiting Hiroshima to see the very unique two World Heritage Sites and to witness the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony every year on the 6th of August.   1. First World Heritage site is the    Itsukushima Shrine;   Among the symbolic shrines in Japan, Itsukushima Shrine is considered as the most significant shrine. For is it […]

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Historic Village of Shirakawago

  Are you already planning your 2017 winter escapade? Check this another world heritage spot in central Japan. The historic villages of Shirakawago and neighboring Gokayama located in central Japan lining the outstretched River valley. Declared as UNESCO World Heritage site of Japan in 1995. These villages are famous for the traditional gassho-zukuri houses characterized by its architectural […]

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Incubus Live in Japan

  When I was young I wasn’t quite sure what type of music I enjoyed more. During that baffled times; Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, Aaron Carter, Spice Girls and you name it were always on the pedestal, radios and MTV day and night. What I did was to “go with the flow” but was not […]

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Japanese Style Strawberry Farm

  Japan as one of the top producer of strawberries worldwide produces different varieties depending on the location, but surely are the sweetest and yummiest. As early as December during winter some kinds of strawberries are already harvested. And the season lasts until May. Unlike in the Philippines where the strawberries I saw during my […]

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What You Should Know when Changing Address in Japan

  I was not aware that changing residential address here in Japan on your own involves multitude of appointments, documents and cash! When I was new at my work place, there was a point that I requested to transfer an apartment after merely 2 months of staying in the house that we first got. I […]

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Soak in the oldest and enchanting historical Onsen

  If you’ve been staying in Japan for some time now, most likely you have been to onsen. For those who are onsen lovers it won’t be complete without soaking into the oldest and most famous onsen in Japan – Dogo Onsen. A wooden structure back in Meiji period, used as public bath. With minor renewal the […]

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