2015  Nov 11th ´

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Ofuna Kannon Statue

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. (...)

2015  Oct 8th ´

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Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum

Delicious Noodles at the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum

Do you love noodle soup? Do you enjoy eating ramen? Then you have to check out the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum! Visited: October 26th 2014 Access to (...)

2014  Apr 23rd ´

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Japan Spring Vacation 2014

Japan Spring Vacation 2014

If you follow me on social media, especially on Instagram, or even if you’re a subscriber to my newsletter (the last one I sent during my (...)

2013  May 12th ´

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Golden Week 2013: Shiba-zakura Festival in Kawaguchiko

My Golden Week 2013 – A Short Review

As some of you might have noticed I was away for some time, that’s because I was traveling during Golden Week. While I went to explore (...)

2013  Mar 20th ´

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Odawara Castle

During my trip through Kanagawa Prefecture I did not only visit Kawasaki Daishi Temple, the rather interesting Kanamara Matsuri (aka The Phallus Festival) and the Sankeien (...)

2013  Mar 16th ´

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Sankeien Garden Yokohama

Sankeien Garden Yokohama

After exploring Kawasaki City with its great Kawasaki Daishi Temple, the Chinese Shinshu-en Garden and the interesting Kanamara Festival, I also went to see the beautiful (...)

2013  Feb 24th ´

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Chinese Garden Shinshu-en in Kawasaki

Chinese Garden Shinshu-en in Kawasaki Daishi Park

There are a lot of things to discover in Kawasaki. After attending the crazy “Kawasaki Phallus Festival” and visiting the famous “Kawasaki Daishi Temple”, my next (...)

2013  Feb 21st ´

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Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple

Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple

Today I want to introduce the “Kawasaki Daishi” temple (川崎大師) located in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture (map). Besides the “Kanamara Matsuri” (Phallus Festival of Kawasaki) it’s (...)

2013  Feb 12th ´

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Kanamara Matsuri - Penis Festival in Japan

Kanamara Matsuri: Phallus festival in Kawasaki

After sharing my Golden Week Vacation 2012 with you recently, I want to go a little bit back in time and share my short spring vacation (...)