Don't Panic!

Climbing Mount Fuji

The official season for climbing Mount Fuji is in July and August, otherwise it’s to cold and dangerous. I heard that you can register if you want to climb off season, but I also...

[Tip] Panasonic Center Tokyo

Many of you might know the Miraikan in Tokyo which is the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. It’s recommended in many guidebooks, but honestly it’s not as interesting as promised and there...

[Backpacker Gear] Water filter from Sawyer

Pipe water standards are varying all over the world, before drinking pipe water you should always check first, even if you just want to use for cleaning you teeth. Sometimes there is no kiosk...

Enlightenment in Nara

While planning a trip to Japan you definitely hear about Nara. Japans ancient capital is famous for it’s old temples and shrines. Located between Kyoto and Osaka it’s the perfect location for a day...

Where is Merlin?

Merlin my “friend” had already been introduced in this post. During all my trips I collected to many pictures of him, this is the collection of my favourite 42 pictures. Don’t Panic!

How I ended up entering China without a visa

Initial situation: Flight Tokyo Haneda to Hongkong a transfer in Shanghai Pudong old China visa in my passport confused people at the airport at that time no transit visa in China yet When I...