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Top Things To See In Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is probably one of the most visited cities in Asia and what fascinates me about Tokyo is that it’s a mixture between the old and new. This applies to food, culture, tradition, architecture, and fashion. It’s also seen as the capital of quirky things that you cannot find anywhere else in the world. Continue reading

Where To Stay: Kozantei Ubuya Near Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji is the symbol of Japan, so when we visited Japan I really wanted to stay in a traditional hot spring (onsen) hotel (ryokan) with a view of Mt. Fuji. Most of the hotels near Mt. Fuji offer some sort of “bath” but our stay at Kozantei Ubuya was absolutely the best experience I’ve ever had at a hotel. Continue reading

Beginner’s Guide on How to Plan a Trip to Japan

Recently a lot of friends have been asking me for advice on planning a trip to Japan. Japan is a place that in my opinion everyone should go at least once because it has such an unique culture that you wold not see anywhere else in the world. It is a harmonic mixture of the ancient and the new, the traditional versus western influence, together with a sprinkle of quirkiness. Continue reading

Arashiyama bamboo Forest visit Kyoto