Travel Blogs from Japan

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Bringing the Family back home- Osaka/Kobe, Kobe, Japan travel blog

Bringing the Family back home- Osaka/Kobe

A travel blog entry by brianneinjapan

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... again and took a quick trip to Osaka. Dad had been begging to go to Tokyo all week, so I wanted to show him a glimpse Japan's city life. We were probably in Osaka for less than an hour- but that was more than enough. The crowds were unbearable on the ...

Kyoto - continued, Kyoto, Japan travel blog

Kyoto - continued

A travel blog entry by chrisharrison

... were three large statues to represent the Buddhist trinity. Also within the complex is a 5 storey pagoda which is the largest in Japan at 57m! After lunch we took the subway Nanzen-ji temple complex, we had a look around here and walked up into the ...

Miyajima to Fuji City, Fuji City, Japan travel blog

Miyajima to Fuji City

A travel blog entry by timefortea

This morning it was so hot and humid that my first few photographs look like they were taken through a heavy fog. The condensation isn't any more helpful when you wear glasses, either! Still, it's lovely to see the sun shine, particularly in such a ...

NICK: students say the darndest things!, Matsuyama, Japan travel blog

NICK: students say the darndest things!

A travel blog entry by niknash

... be able to say the words in English, hence the exclamation marks. There are many cultural issues revolving around the fact Japan is not an Islamic-Judeo-Christian society. This creates a whole wealth of interesting and confusing situations for me. For ...

Japan's Ancient Capital, Nara, Japan travel blog

Japan's Ancient Capital

A travel blog entry by globetrekker

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... were taking shape in the Western Hemisphere, Nara was the center of a highly developed cultural, religious, and political system in Japan. Walking throuh the same ancient temple grounds and forests, I tried to retrace the ancient steps of the people, to ...

Alla hjärtans dag i Japan. <3, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Alla hjärtans dag i Japan. <3

A travel blog entry by nemo_s

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... 229;rt" sätt. :) Den 14:e februari är det Alla hjärtans dag här, precis som för oss hemma i Sverige. I Japan finns det dock en skillnad: det är kvinnorna som ger bort gåvor, framförallt i form av choklad. Det finns ...

Herbst in Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan travel blog

Herbst in Tokyo

A travel blog entry by chiisairisu

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Heute bin ich einmal der Stadt entflohen und ein bisserl weiter raus gefahren. War zwar immer noch Tokyo, aber nicht der geschäftige Betondschungel wie in Shinjuku oder Shibuya. Ich war heute im ...

Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by trixynoden

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... little old streets and a picturesque river running alongside where the hostel is. This includes the oldest stone arch bridge in Japan nicknamed Spectacles Bridge because it looks like a pair of specs when it is reflected in the water. Still not ...

The overnight field trip in Nikko, Nikko, Japan travel blog

The overnight field trip in Nikko

A travel blog entry by jamesinjapan

I went to Nikko with my grade 6 classes and went for a ...

Chinchu Art Museum - A Poem (from gallery notes), Naoshima Island, Japan travel blog

Chinchu Art Museum - A Poem (from gallery notes)

A travel blog entry by trainsnotplanes

A High-Church of Art Architectural Drawing made Real The Zenith of Artistic Pretension The Pinnacle of Architecture as Meaning Studies in Light & Shadow Essential Purity of Form An Architectural Masturbation made Solid Why do I feel slightly sick? ...

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