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Travel Postcards / 29.03.2016

My trip to Japan was the fulfillment of a dream and I wanted it to take place in Spring when nature awakens and the Sakura flowers - the cherry blossoms - are in full bloom. It's more than a wonderful natural show, though, for in Japan the Sakura season and Hanami - the tradition to enjoy admiring...

Travel Postcards / 04.02.2015

Destroyed by the atomic bomb in 1945, Hiroshima Castle was rebuilt thirteen years later. Although part of it was reconstructed using concrete, some structures close to the main gate have been restored using wood, like in the past, and traditional building methods. As a result, Hiroshima Castle still holds a charm reminding of the city's old splendor and...

Tips / 24.12.2014

If you’re planning a trip to Japan, chances are that you’ll take the opportunity to travel around and discover as much as possible of this captivating country. Japan boasts an extensive train network, but sorting out the different options can be tricky and I spent a lot of time going through the different options and find...

Travel Postcards / 19.12.2014

In 2014 I decided to slow down and travel less. I felt tired, wished to work on other projects and most of all I wanted to focus on quality more than quantity. That meant travel slowly, taking more time to explore smaller areas, discover beautiful places not far from home, having time to take better...

Cities, Culture and Art / 30.05.2014

Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines and more than thousand deers strolling freely in the park: amazing Nara took my breath away. [caption id="attachment_18173" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Todai-ji Temple Daibutsuden Hall[/caption]Founded in 710 A.D., Nara's development was strongly affected by influences from China and Korea and the city soon became the cradle of future Japanese culture and architecture. Unlikely many cities of Japan, ravaged...

Travel Postcards / 03.05.2014

Wonder what was one my favourite activities in Tokyo? Chasing Tokyo style in the hipster areas of Japan's capital city. The best place to see the typical Tokyo style? Takeshita-dori on a Sunday There's no city for 'people watching' like Tokyo, and no place like Takeshita-dori and the area of Harajuku, in the Shibuya District. A tiny pedestrian street lined with...