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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Close

When traveling by rail in Japan, things often get a little too close for comfort, like this subway train car in Kyoto! Check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme at Where’s My Backpack for more things up close and personal.

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When in Japan: Discovering Osaka

This being my first trip to Osaka, I was not sure what to expect. I knew some things about Osaka (like the magnificent Osaka Castle, below), but I must confess that I know so much more about Tokyo. In fact, … Continue reading

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When In Japan: It’s Cherry Blossom Season!

While any excuse to visit Japan is good enough for me, having this year’s two-week adventure in Osaka and Kyoto coincide with the annual cherry blossom extravaganza gave this trip some extra luster. Traditionally, the cherry blossoms go into full … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime

I just returned from two weeks in Japan, Osaka and Kyoto specifically … two glorious weeks where dinnertimes were a dizzying array of authentic Japanese food, everything from sushi to ramen to shabu-shabu to my absolute favorite: tonkatsu, a breaded … Continue reading

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Tokyo On The Go: Street Art

Regular followers to my blog know that I love street art, and wherever I go I always have my eyes (and camera) peeled for interesting street, especially in the cities that I visit. And Tokyo, of course, is no exception. … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid

I’m in Japan again for this week’s Photo Challenge, because when I think of grid I think of the amazing train station in Kyoto, Japan, which is one massive collection of architectural grids. As you can see from the pics, … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Monochromatic

I’m back in Tokyo for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, in which the theme is monochromatic. This statue of Japanese sumo wrestlers is all kinds of shades of grey, with a little black thrown in for good measure. Who … Continue reading

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