Appeal of Traveling

The appeal of traveling is being in the present.

Hmm. That’s it.

I can’t find any answer besides being in the present.

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Market Spree in Japan – 日本に買い物に行こう!

For this week’s blog, I will share with you what you can enjoy buying in Japan.


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Chopsticks and Okonomiyaki

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The Ryokan Stay

When in Japan, sleep in a Ryokan!

Hostel 64 Osaka is one of the best hostels I have stayed in. Although their prices are little pricey compare with other hostels (maybe 400yen more than the average night), the interior is chic, creative and maximized.

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Oops..saw some things in Japan!


Let me continue telling our wandering stories we had in Japan last year.

Make sure, though, to also watch the travel video here. Just spare me for some mistakes I have made. Hihi.

October 21, 2013

Japan is amazing in a new way!

Nearly all subway stations in Tokyo have braille board beside every ticket machine. Braille is a reading and writing system used by the blind and visually impaired people. One can know how much would a ticket cost from point A to point B and navigate even the ticket machine to know where exactly the coins should be dropped in or bills should be inserted. Aside from being awesome for having also an option to use English language in the ticket machines for able people and braille for blind people, these ticket machines can also read out the words for deaf people. Handicap people can also navigate themselves in and out of the stations by following the yellow rubber guide strips on the flooring throughout the subway network. Amazing and Awesome, right?  Continue reading