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Osaka Calling

One morning, more than twenty years ago when I was still living in a small city in the westernmost end of Java, I was having instant noodles while watching a Japanese anime on TV. 1,635 more words


Wakayama Trip!

Actually I was about to write another Halal restaurant review. however, now I think I’ll write about my trip to Wakayama on my winter break in January this year… 927 more words


Japan 日本 - 2017 Apr 14 (Day 1) – Himeji 姫路

Finally my long awaited trip started! After months of anticipating my upcoming holiday, it is happening.

The first thing that I have to do when I arrived at the Singapore Changi Airport was to collect my JR Pass. 1,247 more words



I was always drawn to postmodernist authors when it comes to literature. So if a city or megalopolis can ever be considered to be of organic nature, Umeda, at least to me, turns out to be Osaka´s heart. 673 more words


JET Programme -- Part 5 -- Placement!

Well it finally happened. I’m no longer waiting in JET limbo. Last night I received my placement in Japan and found out what city I would be living in. 418 more words


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All photos taken with an Asus ZenFone 3, using Instagram filters.


Day 5 Kyoto/Kobe; Kinkaku-Ji, Arrival in Kobe

Today would be our last day in Kyoto before we journeyed on to Kobe. Still we wanted to explore more of Kyoto, so after a breakfast we packed our suitcases and headed over to… 1,077 more words