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Going SOLO in NAGANO part 1

Hello everyone! Welcome to Autumn in Japan blog series. https://youtu.be/3l-0bkyBO7g Last week, I found out about a bus company called Willer Express and decided to take a bus ride to Nagano city. It was only 3,800JPY for a roundtrip bus ticket from Shinjuku to Nagano. It was really cheap because of the roundtrip discount! Plus,… Continue reading Going SOLO in NAGANO part 1

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Mount Tsukuba in Early Autumn

https://youtu.be/9tp6obz-evU Hello everyone! Welcome to another blog for Autumn in Japan series. Last week, K and I needed some time away from the city so we decided to check Mount Tsukuba’s autumn colors. It was about a 90-minute drive from our place but we got there in the afternoon already. K parked the car just… Continue reading Mount Tsukuba in Early Autumn

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Okinawa: Cape Maeda

こんにちは、みんなさん!(Hello everyone!) I am back with another Okinawa blog and it’s about our trip to Cape Maeda and it’s Blue cave. Cape Maeda is at Okinawa’s Onna Village, right beside Yomitan Village. It is an hour away from Naha city via train and bus. Instead of taking public transport, we decided to rent a car.… Continue reading Okinawa: Cape Maeda

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Okinawa: Sunrise Market and Food

Anywhere you go, you’ll probably visit the market and try the local food. That’s exactly what we did on our second day here in Naha. It is the central city of Okinawa’s mainland and home for its prefectural government. Near the Airbnb we booked, is the sunrise market where we can walk and reach Kokusai-Dori.… Continue reading Okinawa: Sunrise Market and Food

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Okinawa: First Impression

  Hello everyone! In Japanese, that’s "konnichiwa, Minna-san!" In Okinawan, “haisai, gusuyo!” I hope you’re all doing fine today. We just got back from Okinawa where we stayed for a week, following the elections and also I little bit of sightseeing. This is my first time on the Island whom they used to call the… Continue reading Okinawa: First Impression

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Field Archery in the Mountains

Hello everyone! I have never been this excited to flip this laptop open and share with you guys the most exciting thing we've ever done so far this year. I finally went full Katniss Everdeen shooting arrows inside the mountain in Gunma! I was part of our High school archery team in Marikina, competing with… Continue reading Field Archery in the Mountains

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What we love about the Venetian Glass Museum in Hakone Japan

If you've heard about Hakone's Glass Forest and wondering what's in it for you, then continue reading to see the beauty of it! First and foremost this was during Japan's wet season which is the month of June. We were prepared for a rainy day so our trip mainly consists of indoor activities. It is… Continue reading What we love about the Venetian Glass Museum in Hakone Japan