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...

It was interesting to find out that Japanese teachers were specifically instructed to diminish the teachings of Japan's negative involvement in the war and how a lot of Japanese feel they were the victim of the powerful USA. We then headed for our usual udon lunch spot after which we had a...

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.

The second day we went to downtown Hiroshima or more specifically to the Peace Memorial Museum. The museum collects and displays belongings left by the victims of the tragic atomic bomb event of 1945. It is an extreme;y painful visit yet so humbling. Unfortunately, it really left me in a

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...

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 Day is the day for Mr. AMW! Who would have thought the "a couple of hours" visit turned into a half day adventure? Akihabara is known as the "Electric Town", when they say Electric Town, they mean every single word! The place was filled with computers, anime and Otaku goods (Otaku...

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...

 

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