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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...

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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...

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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...

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Cat Cafe Asakusa Neko-en

It’s not a secret that I love cats – and Japan does, too. I’m sure you know about the cat cafes in Japan? I’ve been to a lot of them and from time to time I want to introduce them to you. The most recent...

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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 the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum The Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum (新横浜ラーメン博物館) is...

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Is Visiting Tokyo Skytree Worth it?

The Tokyo Skytree certainly became a new symbol of Tokyo and is very popular among tourists. But is it really worth visiting Tokyo Skytree considering it’s quite pricy to go up there? Visited: October 20th 2014 When I moved...

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Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple in Kyoto

Kyoto has so many great sights to offer, but there are some less known gems you should check out as well. They are well worth it! Like Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple in the neighborhood of the famous Arashiyama. Visited: October 4th...

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Hiking Mt. Takao as a Day Trip from Tokyo

Mt. Takao is a great opportunity to get away from the hectic city life and crowds in Tokyo. That’s why it’s a popular destination for all those who want to do some easy hiking and enjoy nature. Visited: October 28th...