How to Obtain a Driving Permit for Tourists in Japan

Previously I’ve written about driving in Japan and how to obtain or even renew a Japanese driver’s license. But if you’re a tourist in Japan, that information probably isn’t very interesting. If you want to drive as a tourist in Japan, you obviously need some kind of driving permit. It goes without saying that you […]

Driving Permit for Tourists in Japan

Usagi Cafe Ohisama – Super Kawaii Rabbit Cafe in Tokyo

Are you a cat cafe fan looking for a new animal cafe experience? Your next step should be to visit a rabbit cafe. Located in Shimo-Kitazawa, a hip town in Tokyo with heaps of funky cafes and restaurants, Usagi Cafe Ohisama is a must visit for those into kawaii culture.   What is a Rabbit […]

Rabbit Cafe in Tokyo

Mount Yoshino in Nara – One Of Kansai’s Best Sakura Spots

Mount Yoshino is very well known – even outside of Kansai – as one of the best cherry blossom viewing spots. You’ll literally find hills full of cherry blossoms there – and they bloom later than in central Kyoto / Osaka / Nara. Visited: April 15th 2012 Mount Yoshino, also known as Yoshinoyama (吉野山), is […]

Mount Yoshino in Nara

9 Spots to Enjoy Autumn Colors in Tokyo

It’s true that I always suggest to get out of Tokyo as well, but what if you’re stuck in Tokyo for some reason? Today I want to show you some breathtaking spots where you can easily enjoy autumn colors in Tokyo! Please note that there are too many spots in Tokyo to introduce them all. […]

Autumn colors in Tokyo

Cafe de Miki – Cute Hello Kitty Cafe in Himeji

Hello Kitty and Sanrio fans out there, this is definitely interesting for you, so keep reading! I’m sure that some of you have heard of Himeji in Hyogo Prefecture (map). After all it houses one of the most beautiful Japanese castles. It was also shooting location for “The Last Samurai”. It can be easily done […]

Hello Kitty Cafe in Himeji

Ojipan Cafe in Harajuku: Food Too Cute To Eat

After visiting the adorable Owl Cafe in Harajuku, Ali (Haikugirl) and me were hungry. It was a huge coincidence that we stumbled upon two themed cafes right next to each other in Harajuku’s Takeshita Dori. We decided to check out the Ojipan Cafe: Visited: December 3rd 2015   Welcome to the adorable Ojipan Cafe in […]

Ojipan Cafe in Harajuku

The Freaky Kawaii Monster Cafe in Harajuku

Harajuku (especially Takeshita Dori) is known for unique and freaky fashion styles, so it’s not a surprise that you’ll also find some freaky themed cafes there. I went to one of them this month, the so-called “Kawaii Monster Cafe” and want to introduce it briefly today. Visited: December 1st 2015 I went together with Anji […]

Kawaii Monster Cafe in Harajuku

Adorable Owl Cafe in Harajuku

I recently got to spend some time in Tokyo again and wanted to visit animal and theme cafes that I haven’t been to yet. Cat cafes are great, but I wanted to try something else this time, so together with Ali (Haikugirl) I went to a super adorable owl cafe in Harajuku. Visited: December 3rd […]

Owl Cafe in Harajuku

The Big Ofuna Kannon Statue

If you’ve ever taken a train from Tokyo to Kamakura you might have passed by a large white Kannon statue, wondering what exactly it might be. At least that’s what happened to me. It’s the Ofuna Kannon Statue of Ofuna Kannonji Temple. Visited: October 26th 2014 How to get to Ofuna Kannon Statue Sometimes you […]

Ofuna Kannon Statue
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