May
14
2012

Spring in Japan: My trips in 2012

Spring in Japan is one of my favorite times to travel! I just came back from a 9 days vacation (Golden Week) a while ago. In the past few months I’ve traveled so much, it’s crazy! I’ve done 2 major trips (5 days to Kanto / Chubu in April and 9 days to Tohoku / […]

Apr
25
2012

Aoshima Island in Miyazaki

I think it’s finally time to continue posting about my winter vacation in Kyushu. After visiting Miyazaki Shrine and Heiwadai Park in the city center of Miyazaki I decided to take a day trip along the awesome and beautiful Nichinan Coastline (日南海岸, nichinan kaigan) featuring Aoshima Island, Udo Shrine and much more. Luckily the weather […]

Feb
25
2012

Miyazaki Shrine and Heiwadai Park

Hello. Let’s continue with the next part of my winter vacation 2011/2012 travel report. After leaving Nobeoka before noon I went to Miyazaki where I spent the rest of the day visiting Miyazaki Shrine and Heiwadai Park. Visited: January 1st 2012 In front of Miyazaki Station. My hotel was right next to the station: Toyoko […]

Feb
10
2012

Nobeoka (Miyazaki, Kyushu)

Today let’s continue with the next part of my winter vacation 2011/2012 travel report where I show you Nobeoka. Early in the morning I left Takachiho by bus. My next destination was Miyazaki and the fastest way to go there (unless you have your own / rental car) is to go by bus to Nobeoka […]

Feb
5
2012

Takachiho (Miyazaki, Kyushu)

Hello. Today I want to share yet another travel experience during my winter vacation in Kyushu! It was the last day of the year and it was definitely one of my highlights of the trip! I went to Takachiho (高千穂) which is a small city in Miyazaki Prefecture. Takachiho can be accessed by bus from […]

Jan
27
2012

Yufuin (Oita, Kyushu)

Hello! Let me introduce Yufuin to you today! It’s been snowing the past few days. Right now it’s raining. This makes me feel lucky about the weather I had during my winter vacation, although it was cloudy most of the time! Anyways, after leaving Nakatsu I arrived in Yufuin (湯布院) which is also situated in […]

Jan
20
2012

Nakatsu City in Oita Prefecture

I guess it’s finally time to report about my awesome winter vacation in Kyushu! Let’s start with the first day of my winter vacation that I spent in Nakatsu City, Oita Prefecture. I stayed in Kyushu during the entire time. From Kita-Kyushu and Hakata (Fukuoka) it’s not so far to Oita Prefecture and so that […]

Jan
13
2012

Kyushu Winter Vacation 2012

Hello! Obviously I’m back from my Kyushu winter vacation. First of all: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012! Let’s hope that the year of the dragon will give us strength and let this be a good year! Unfortunately I’ll move in 6 weeks. It will be my first move within Japan and there are so, so many […]

Dec
29
2011

Away Notice: Winter Vacation 2011/12

Hello. I just wanted to let you know quickly that I’ll be gone for winter vacation. I’m sorry that I haven’t posted at all recently, but there are a lot of things going on in my life recently. For the first time since coming to Japan I’m changing jobs, moving apartments (and prefectures) – and […]

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