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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Japan is high up on my favorite countries of the world. I visited for the first time in November 2019 and the country blew me away. I was amazed by the amazing hospitality, the technological advancements, and all these beautiful cultural sites.
I have put together a few blog posts with helpful tips for your trip to Japan! I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did and hopefully will again in the future.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space]

  • One of the items I wanted to bring back the most from Japan was a Kimono. I wanted to buy a nice traditional Kimono that I could use at home or wear during everyday life. While I was browsing through

  • The fall foliage season, called koyo or momiji in Japanese, is the second most popular time to visit Japan, right after Cherry blossom in Spring (Sakura). I honestly have to say that I am entirely grateful to have visited Kyoto

  • Whenever I travel to Japan, I always buy so much stationery that I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of my favorite places to buy stationery in Kyoto and Osaka.  You can find most of

  • Coming to Japan for the first time and being overwhelmed with so many interesting and fun things, it can sometimes be difficult to decide which souvenirs to buy in Kyoto and what to add to your list when traveling.  I put

  • Osaka of my favorite cities in Japan and there are so many things to do in Osaka that I tried to put together a quick guide on things you shouldn't miss out on. /*! elementor - v3.8.1 - 13-11-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading

  • Have you ever wondered what it's like to be surrounded by hungry deer, headbutting you, and chewing your clothes? Then Nara is the place to be! I guess feeding deer in Nara is on many people's bucket lists when they

  • Himeji Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site only about an hour away from Osaka or Kyoto, is a must-see destination while you are in the Kansai area in Japan. Built in the 13th century and continuously expanded in the following

  • Arriving in a new city, or even a new country, that is just unfamiliar, and speaks a totally different language with a completely different writing system can be quite overwhelming. And then on top of that having to use public

  • If you are in Osaka and plan on visiting Himeji, there are a few different ways how to get to Himeji Castle best, cheapest, or fastest.  Just keep in mind that usually you will need to depart from one of the

  • The early bird catches the worm - or in this case catches a glimpse of Osaka Castle without many people. Just like other main tourist spots in Japan, you should wake up early in the morning in order to visit this

  • Arashiyama Bamboo Forest is a very popular tourist destination in Kyoto and by very popular I mean extremely popular. Located in the western part of Kyoto, it attracts hundreds of tourists and tour groups each day. When researching things to

  • Osaka was my first stop in Japan and after arriving at the hotel and getting a good night sleep, it was time to explore Osaka. Little did I know that Osaka is a great place for Shopping! I have put

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Hello, I am Denise - I am a passionate world explorer and moved to Seoul, South Korea in 2022. Going on adventures, learning about new cultures, and practicing my photography skills are just some of my passions. Let me take you on an adventure around the world!

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