From Tokyo to Hiroshima
From Tokyo to Hiroshima
For us, besides seeing places, trying the different foods of each country that we visit plays an important role during our journey. We love to immerse ourselves in the culinary world and experiences new flavors that our taste buds can enjoy. Japan is a country where gourmets will find an endless number of culinary pleasures, that’s why […]
The train system in Japan is enormous. In 2015, the route network connected over 27,311 km. That means you can reach almost every place in the country by train. Japanese trains are almost never late, unless there is a serious problem. For example, when we experienced a fire on the tracks it took only 10 […]
Japan, land of the rising sun. In this incredible country, we spent 1 month and sometimes we were really surprised how the world runs over there. We have summarized a few interesting facts. Some things are probably new for you too. Fact #1 The first thing we noticed at the airport was the Japanese toilets. […]
The final destination of our stunning trip to Japan was Hiroshima. The city is home to more than 1 million people and is worldwide known for the terrible tragedy that has occurred in 1945. We reached the city in the afternoon. The bus stop was close to our beautiful hostel. On our first day we […]
During our time in Osaka, we dedicated one day to visit the beautiful Nara. With the train we left Osaka and led the city behind us, and approached the hills in this landscape. After about an hour by train from Osaka, we reached Nara. Nara is a beautiful quiet place, with temples and Shinto shrines […]
We were already thinking that we won’t return soon to Tokyo, after spending 18 days away from it and planning to continue our trip in the south part of Japan. But suddenly we found ourselves forced to return to one of its main stations if we wanted to benefit from the cheapest transportation option available. […]
Seven days later after our arrival in Japan, we took the train from Yokohama to Hadano, in the Kanagawa Prefecture, the place where we were planning to start our first, two weeks long Workaway experience. But before telling you about our experience let us specify a few details that describe what Workaway is. It is […]
Hakone is placed in the mountain area, offering easy access to one of the five lakes surrounding Mount Fuji and a spectacular view of Japan’s most iconic mountain in days with a clear sky. From Hadano we took the train to Odawara, and changed there for the Hakone-Yumoto station, from where a small bus took […]
At the end of three days of rushing thru this incredible city, we felt it’s time to leave Tokyo behind and stop in a place where heavy traffic, large masses of people and the explosion of colorful lights are not anymore the main part of the urban landscape that describe so well the capital city […]
Kamakura is a small city, not far from Yokohama and Tokyo, surrounded by beautiful nature and temples, known also for the high number of seasonal festivals. Kamakura was designed as a small city only during the last century, but it’s existence goes far back in time, when it played an important role in Japanese history, […]
We will tell you how you can enjoy the most beautiful sights without hurry and to the maximum, even if you are in Tokyo just for a long weekend or for a stopover. Here is our itinerary: Arrival: Depending on when you arrive at the airport, the first day is not much for sightseeing. We […]
Our time in the Russian Federation came to an end, when we boarded the flight from Vladivostok to Tokyo with the Russian airline S2. What we expected in the biggest city in the world? Rush, air pollution, industry …? Our first impression happened to be very different. What we noticed first: It was warm! In […]
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