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What to Do in Nagasaki for 2 Days?

What to Do in Nagasaki for 2 Days?

Getting to Nagasaki From Fukuoka to Nagasaki “Two bus tickets to Nagasaki, please. Via Hakata.” The ticketing officer at Fukuoka Airport looked at us in bewilderment. Then, he tried his best to explain in English that it was a bad idea. Upon his advice, we […]

Night View of Mount Inasa (Nagasaki)

Night View of Mount Inasa (Nagasaki)

About Mount Inasa The night view of Mount Inasa (稲佐山, Inasayama) is said to be one of Japan’s three best night views. The other two belong to night views from Mount Hakodate, and of Mount Rokko and Mount Maya. The former has panoramic view of […]

Nagasaki Glover Garden and Oura Church

Nagasaki Glover Garden and Oura Church

About Nagasaki Glover Garden and Oura Church Glover Garden Glover Garden (グラバー園, Glover-en) is located on the hill where Western merchants settled down after the end of Japanese government’s Seclusion Policy in 1853. It is a large sprawling garden which houses the Former Glover Residence […]

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park

Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and Peace Park

An elderly man sat diagonally opposite of me. Two girls in uniform stood near the door of the tram. They were talking in low voices in their beautiful Japanese language, without any cares in the world. I looked at my hubby opposite of me and […]

Shimokitazawa | Tokyo, Japan

Shimokitazawa | Tokyo, Japan

On our way back to Shinjuku from Doraemon Museum, we passed by Shimokitazawa, commonly known as Shimokita. It’s only a few stops away from Shinjuku station. Located at the western part of Tokyo, Shimokita is a small hipster town that’s popular among the young crowd. It’s comparably smaller […]

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Spring Sakura

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Spring Sakura

After all the shopping and eating in Shinjuku (“What to Do at Shinjuku Tokyo, Japan?“,“What to Eat in Shinjuku Tokyo? (Part 1)” and “(Part 2)“), I needed to find some respite in the nature. So glad there’s a huge garden, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, walkable from […]

What to Do at Shinjuku Tokyo, Japan?

What to Do at Shinjuku Tokyo, Japan?

Other than Ginza, Shibuya and Harajuku (Nature or Shopping), Shinjuku is the other famous district of Tokyo. So, what to do at Shinjuku? Tonnes! Firstly, we stayed in Shinjuku We were contemplating where to base ourselves in Tokyo — Shibuya or Shinjuku? Many advice pointed us to stay in Shinjuku because […]

From Harajuku’s Cat Street to Shibuya

From Harajuku’s Cat Street to Shibuya

From Harajuku (part 1, part 2), we walked through Cat Street to Shibuya. It was a long and tiring walk! But after we reached the end of Cat Street, it just didn’t make sense for us to walk back the street to take the train. It […]

Takeshita Dori and Shopping | Harajuku Tokyo (Part 2)

Takeshita Dori and Shopping | Harajuku Tokyo (Part 2)

Harajuku Tokyo (原宿) lies between Shinjuku and Shibuya on the Yamanote Line. If you’re all excited about the shopping in Harajuku, you’re at the right place! Other than joining the young crowd at Takeshita Dori and the mature one in Omotesando Hills, there are many other options for you: Cat Street, LaForet, Tokyu Plaza, and […]

Meiji Jingu, Yoyogi Park and Ota Museum | Harajuku Tokyo (Part 1)

Meiji Jingu, Yoyogi Park and Ota Museum | Harajuku Tokyo (Part 1)

Harajuku Tokyo (原宿) lies between Shinjuku and Shibuya on the Yamanote Line. At Harajuku, you get to witness Japan’s teenage scene and eccentric fashion at Takeshita Dori (Takeshita Street). And you get to shop at stylish Omotesando Hills or the nearby hipster district, Cat Street. There’s more shopping at LaForet […]

Walking Around Glitzy Ginza, Japan

Walking Around Glitzy Ginza, Japan

Ginza (銀座) is Tokyo’s famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district on one of Japan’s most expensive real estate. In this district, you will be surrounded with high-end boutiques, department stores, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes. Ginza used to be the site for silver coin mint from […]

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower?

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower?

There are many places in Tokyo where you can admire the incredible panoramic views of the city. People usually head to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower. Otherwise, you can go to other sites which include Roppongi Hills, Tokyo World Trade Center, Bunkyo Civic Center and […]


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