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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Dec
14
2011

Dotonbori (Namba, Osaka)

I’m pretty sure that everybody who has ever been to Osaka knows about the popular district called Dotonbori. It’s in the shopping area close to Namba Station. Actually you can walk all the way from Namba Station to Shinsaibashi Station (subway). There are MILLIONS of shops, cafés, restaurants, game centers, host clubs ETC. and as […]

Dec
3
2011

Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto

I visited Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto right after going to Momoyama Castle. Actually this was not my first time going to Fushimi Inari Shrine. I’ve been there once in September 2007. At that time it was extremely hot! Still it was one of my favorite memories of Japan back then. That was before I […]

Nov
28
2011

Momoyama Castle, Kyoto

Hello, today I want to introduce “Momoyama Castle” to you. Earlier this month I went to Kansai for the 2039473th time. I really love Kansai and I’ve been to many places there already, but there’s always something new to discover or something old to revisit / redo. Actually I’m a “castle hunter“. I’m in love […]

Nov
18
2011

Mount Koya, Wakayama

This is a travel report of my most recent trip to Mount Koya (official website) in Wakayama Prefecture. Although I’ve been to quite a lot of places in Kansai already, I never got to visit Mount Koya (高野山) – until now. What is Mount Koya anyways? Mount Koya is primarily known as the world headquarters […]

largest stone garden in Japan (Mt. Koya)
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