Unfortunately no pictures allowed inside the magical museum! Finish your visit at their cafe, where you can savour the most delicious Japanese pear ice cream! So refreshing for hot Tokyo summer days! For now I will have to say goodbye to my Japan posts! I still have a few days left of Tokyo...

the famous Nara dears always greet their guests especially when they carry food I was long awaiting my visiting to beautiful Nara, the old capital of Japan (710-794 AD) yet we were extremely unlucky as our visit was ruined by heavy rain for almost the whole day. That's what you get for...

I finished the day souvenir shopping where I just had to buy myself an authentic silk Japanese fan to keep me cool in this insanely hot weather. I later took it for a stroll in the evening to grab dinner with my group mates.

your biggest fan Harajuku girls, I'm looking at you girls You're so original girls You got the look that makes you stand out Harajuku Girls, I'm looking at you girls You mix and match it girls You dress so fly and just parade around (arigato)" I had the pleasure of spending almost a whole...

Once we arrived in Hiroshima and checked in at out hotel, we hopped over on a ferry boat which took us to the island of Miyajima, Japanese for " shrine island". Miyijima is most famously known for its giant Torii Gate which seems to float on top of the water at high tide. Miyajima is...

Tuesday morning, despite the high temperatures that suddenly rose after days of rain, we headed over to the famous Toaji Market, which happens on the 21st of every month. Toaji is probably the biggest flea market that happens in Kyoto, yet despite what you would think, the prices are...

It seems the ghosts of Japan's history are still wandering through the downtown streets of Kyoto.

Some Elle Japan Reading to start the day on top of my bunk bed! It came with a beautiful Sonia Rykiel make-up bag! I spent the morning visiting Gosho Palace, the old imperial palace of Kyoto which I will spare you pictures of. Truthfully I did not find the architecture that special in...

Hep5 Ferris Wheel On Sunday I had the pleasure of visiting Osaka City as both my buddies actually live in Osaka but commute every day to Ryukoku University in Kyoto. So I took them up on the offer of seeing their city or mostly do a lot of shopping as Osaka is truly just known for being a...

Akihabara also known as Electric City in Japan, is a major shopping area for electronics, computer goods, anime and otaku ( Otaku is what the Japanese refer to those with obsessive interests in the manga/anime culture). And I'm not talking here a mere hobby. I'm talking living in fantasy land...

 

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