Oct
26
2012

A German Alien in Japan – Staring

It’s time for another post in the blog series “A German Alien in Japan“. There are so many things I want to share with you, but I should have started writing about them right after I came to Japan. Why? Because after a few years most things seem so normal to you although they felt […]

Oct
23
2012

Aomori City

After getting soaked on the Shimokita Peninsula I was off to Aomori City where I only intended to stay one night in a hotel. In the morning I wanted to move on to Hirosaki, but the weather was just as bad as the day before when the typhoon hit. Also, there were a few interesting […]

Oct
20
2012

Driving in Japan

I’ve been living in Japan for a few years now. However, my first 4 years I spent in trains or on my bicycle. I just recently got a Japanese driver’s license and since then I’m driving in Japan every single day.   My experience with Driving in Japan As always this article is completely based […]

Oct
17
2012

Osorezan: Mt. Osore (Shimokita Peninsula)

After visiting Ne Castle in Hachinohe in the early morning I rushed to my train to get to the Shimokita Peninsula, having the typhoon right behind me.  Unfortunately the trains weren’t running anymore at that time and buses were provided instead. The buses were much slower than the trains and so I also missed the […]

Oct
14
2012

Ne Castle in Hachinohe

After enjoying the Senshu Park in Akita City and the former castle and samurai town Kakunodate I left Akita Prefecture to explore Aomori Prefecture. I started extremely early in the morning, because I had a tight schedule for the day. First I wanted to see Ne Castle in Hachinohe and then go to the Shimokita […]

Oct
11
2012

Kakunodate in Akita Prefecture

After spending the morning in Akita City’s Senshu Park, I was off to Kakunodate in the afternoon. If you just go to the Senshu Park in Akita and do nothing else, then you can easily also visit Kakunodate and enjoy everything there is to see! No need to hurry! ^__^ Visited: May 2nd 2012 In […]

Oct
8
2012

Akita: Senshu Park

After visiting one of the most devastated regions of Tohoku (due to the tsunami and earthquake of March 2011) I moved on to Akita Prefecture. My first stop was Akita City before leaving to visit Kakunodate on the same day. This post will feature my morning in Akita City in the Senshu Park. Visited: May […]

Sep
30
2012

Japanese hospitals and medical care

Since moving to Japan many years ago, I’ve been to a lot of Japanese hospitals and visited various doctors. I know that there are lucky people out there who managed to live in Japan without ever having to go, but I have a certain condition that requires me to visit the hospital at least every […]

Sep
21
2012

Yugama Crater Lake of Mt. Shirane

As some of you might know I had a great time during my summer vacation. I visited various places, but today I want to share one of my highlights with you: The Yugama Crater Lake of Mt. Shirane Favorite Photo #4: Crater Lake Yugama *Click to enlarge What you see in the photo is one […]

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