archives

categories

  • Share

Diving Okinawa

The diving adventure’s calling got stonger as I moved towards the south west of Honshu. On Saturday 6th of November I finally flew out of Hiroshima to Naha. The morning of the flight wore my signature. Sleeping over due to a long night out, the original plan to catch the airport shuttle was thrown over board [read more…]

  • Share

Western Honshu

A lot of catching up to do, for I’ve passed through some more of Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Miyajima since the last entry. The typhoon brought one more very rainy day on the 31st, but after that it definitely go better. The day before that heading out of the hostel for more sight seeing, Khalil [read more…]

  • Share

World Heritage Plenty

When leaving Tokyo on Tuesday in the early morning my destination was Nikko. A famous World Heritage Site north of the capital city. Since then I’ve also been to Hakone on my way to Kyoto, where I will stay until Tuesday. Therefore I’m packing everything into this post, making it a bit longer and coming with [read more…]

  • Share

Tokyo Love

So I left Tokyo Tuesday morning… tear… How would I have loved to stay longer to explore more of this fascinating place! But Japan has so much to offer, one has to move on, otherwise you could easily get stuck in a place like Tokyo. But that was Tuesday, and before that laid a weekend ahead [read more…]

  • Share

Arrival in Tokyo

So I got my flight from Shanghai Pudong to Tokyo Narita on Tuesday morning and landed in Japan around 2 p.m. local time (CET +7). The way to the hostel already revealed the vastness of the world’s largest metropolitan area, however different than I expected. No enormous housing compounds everywhere made of skyscrapers and built overnight. [read more…]