When Bianca and me decided to go to Japan for 3 weeks vacation, we were quite unsure what places we would like to visit. In the web you can find tons of ideas of routes for traveling across Japan but we didn’t use any of them (mainly because we found them once we started to … More Japan: Our Tour
After about 3 weeks of Japan we are reaching now the almost last post of our vacation tour. We planned to spend our last day completely for souvenir shopping. We checked the web and our own list on what we really wanted to bring with us. We decided on the following list: Green Tea and … More Our last day in Japan
Before I start with the blog post itself I have to aplogize for it’s length 😉 On our 4th day in Tokyo we finally had a bit of sun. We wanted to take this chance to finally see a bit more of the city itself. On the other hand we had a TODO-List of places … More Crazy Sky Tree Monster Cats… and where to find them!
If you are in Tokyo, Japan – what wouldn’t you like to miss? Mt. Fuji. Exactly! That’s what we’ve planned for the day. We were aware that the weather was not ideal. In the evening before the weather forecast said it would be cloudy and approx. 22 °C. And as it was our last day … More Isn’t there a Mountain?
Our first night in Tokyo was OK. The hotel room was comfy and we could take the rest we needed. For this day we planned to visit Tokyo Tower, exploring the city and of course we had our reservation at Alice in Wonderland Cafe. Besides this we hadn’t any concrete plan as the whether still … More Exploring Tokyo (from the top)
Finally, on 18th of September around 2pm we reached Tokyo with the Shinkansen. Even though our whole vacation was a success already we expected Tokyo to be THE highlight. For Tokyo we booked an Hotel in our travel agency in Germany when booking the flights. Today we know that it is not necessary and we … More Welcome in Tokyo: Visiting 9.375.104 People
In the morning of the 18th of September Bianca and I would finally move on to our final destination of our Japan trip: Tokyo. But before we started we enjoyed one more time the traditional Japanese breakfast in Nozawa-Onsen. Actually I was up already some time when the breakfast started. The day before the host … More Good Bye Nozawa-Onsen
Okay Okay, I know I promised that the next post won’t take ages to be published but it did. Actually the year passed by and we have 2017 now. So let’s recap the last couple of days of our Japan trip. In our previous post we covered our arrival in Nozawa-Onsen. In this we want … More A Day in Nozawa-Onsen
You may have read our previous posts about our Japan trip. We visited Fukuoka, Osaka and Kyoto and we used AirBnb for booking apartments to stay. While we have been in Kyoto we thought about the last part of our vacation and what we would like to do. We wanted to spend some time in … More A glimpse of a traditional Japanese life
Before we arrived in Japan we had a concrete plan what cities we wanted to visit. One of these cities was Nara as it was mentioned at a Japan exhibition in Berlin we visited a year ago. Additionally we were curious what a colleague of mine meant with “watch out for the deer in Nara”. … More Deer, Tea and Fried Pork Cutlet Parfait