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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 wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew some things about the city (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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Tokyo On The Go: Excellent Architecture: The Cocoon Tower

One thing I love about Tokyo is its amazing range of interesting and creative architecture. Whether it’s classic, centuries-old temples or sleek, modern high-rises, Tokyo has it all for the architecture buff. But hands down my favorite building in Tokyo … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Every Angle #2: The Golden Gate Bridge

I rarely post two responses for one photo challenge, but I was so torn by my choices for this week’s WordPress “From Every Angle” Photo Challenge that I felt compelled to break my rule and post another response. And in … Continue reading

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