Travel Blogs from Shiojiri
... after individual districts. There was one main shogun dynasty, the Tokugawa dynasty and they ruled for about 250 years, roughly 1613 to 1868. There was a lot of fighting between the different feudal lords during the reign of the last shogun and eventually he handed power back to the emperor. This final shogun was living in Edo, and part of the conditions for the handover was that the Emperor move to Edo, which was renamed Tokyo. The capital city of Japan is the city in which ...
I'm sitting in an outside hot bath on the top floor of a hotel in Matsumoto, Japan. One japanese guy next to me is holding some wooden blocks with the hotel name engraved and bound together. I get out, feel that my body has calmed down and briefly enjoy the view over the skyscraperless city with the mountains in the back. I slide the door, walk through the bath and enter the sauna. I sit first on the lower level but as one man exits I move up. It's a ...
... It's various options of sushi fillings and the nori to make your own sushi wrap. We started with beers, then went to shandies (about 12 of them I believe), the we had wine followed by rum! In between the eating and drinking once outside got dark we went to play with fireworks. My first time with personal fireworks. I was surely excited and elated. After our mini fireworks we also saw some major ones in the distance beyond ...
Save the best for last, as they say. I didn't mean to, but I did so on this trip. Japan, my last destination, stole the show. A few times each day I would be amazed at even the simplest thing I saw whether it was the futuristic toilets, the luxurious overnight buses, the efficiency of a sushi train restaurant, the elegance of traditional dress, or the taste of pretty much all the ...
So maybe I am a crazy person but I resigned from my job on Monday. Wait whaaaatttt?? I came to foreign country on a job contract, work for four months and resign before the contract was up? So here is how it all happened: July 4 11:30 p.m. - I was suggested to send my C.V. and cover letter to a private school in Osaka July 10 6:00 p.m. - I received notification and of receipt and suggestion for an interview. July 18 5:00 p.m. - I had a skype interview with the private school. July 18 ...
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642-3 Hirookayoshida, Shiojiri | 3 star hotelfrom $53
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842-1 Hirooka Yoshida, Shiojiri | 3 star hotelfrom $64
12-28 Daimon Hachibancho, Shiojiri | Hotelfrom $54