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Travel Blog: Monkey and Onsen in Nagano

Travel Blog: Monkey and Onsen in Nagano

"TO ADVENTURE IS TO FIND YOURSELF WHOLE" Snow monkey and Onsen, sounds like a nice combo right? You can find both at Jigokudani Monkey Park in Yamanouchi, Nagano Prefecture. To get there you'll need to take the train to Yudanaka Station, afterwards you can either take the local bus or hitchhike. I'm kidding... The owner … Continue reading Travel Blog: Monkey and Onsen in Nagano

Travel Blog: One Piece in Tokyo, J-World vs. Tokyo Tower

Travel Blog: One Piece in Tokyo, J-World vs. Tokyo Tower

海賊王 に!!! おれは なるつ!!! - Monkey D. Luffy If you are a huge fan of One Piece and you only have a few hours in Tokyo, would you rather go to Tokyo Tower or J-world for One Piece Attraction? Luckily I was able to visit both places and here is my take on them. First, let's … Continue reading Travel Blog: One Piece in Tokyo, J-World vs. Tokyo Tower

Travel Blog: Shirakawa-gō, UNESCO World Heritage

Travel Blog: Shirakawa-gō, UNESCO World Heritage

「おはよう、世界!」- Good Morning, World! 🙂 This time, let's take a trip to Southern Japan! Shirakawa is a hot-spot for tourist who came to see the small-yet-unique village called Shirakawa-go. It was declared as one of UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995 thanks to the locals dedication to preserved their traditional farm-house known as gassho-zukuri. The village … Continue reading Travel Blog: Shirakawa-gō, UNESCO World Heritage

Travel Blog: Spring Festival in Takayama

Travel Blog: Spring Festival in Takayama

Takayama Spring Festival, also known as Sanno Matsuri, is said to be the largest festival in Takayama. Each year the festival is held for two days, 14th and 15th of April, and is hosted by Hie Shrine. In total Takayama is home to 25 festival floats; 12 shown in Spring, 11 in Autumn, and 2 for … Continue reading Travel Blog: Spring Festival in Takayama

Travel Blog: Shinjuku, “The Garden of Words” Photo Hunting

Travel Blog: Shinjuku, “The Garden of Words” Photo Hunting

Shinjuku, as one of the popular district in Tokyo, is the home base to Makoto Shinkai's 2013 movie "The Garden of Words". The 46-minutes animation movie told a story of a high-school student aspiring to be a shoemaker and a mysterious woman he met on a rainy morning at Shinjuku Gyoen. As a huge fan of … Continue reading Travel Blog: Shinjuku, “The Garden of Words” Photo Hunting