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Must Have Sights in Kyoto

Every Japanese person I ask for a recommendation immediately answers go to Kyoto. As many other places Kyoto has many sights, here is my recommendation if your time is limited to two days. Kinkaku-ji...

[Tip] Four travel apps for Android

Nowadays it’s hard to imagine that there was a time without smart-phones. Those devices combine many devices into one. Here are four free and useful Apps for Android, I would recommend using while travelling....

Autumn in Japan: A trip to Hakone

Autumn is coming in Japan and during that time viewing autumn leaves is as popular as cherry blossoms in Spring. Two famous places to do so are Hakone and Nikko which are both closely...

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...