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Top 5 must-try Japanese street food!

Festivals, flea markets and community events in Japan all have one very delicious thing in common- tons of freshly prepared street food, served piping hot! Japan is one…

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Anime IRL | Explore Kyoto through Fruits Basket

One of my favourite things to do while watching anime is look out for scenic spots featured that are often real life places. Season 2 episode 17 of…

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Best Day Trips from Kyoto – Mt Hiei (accessible by cable car!)

Thinking of taking a day trip from Kyoto? Mt Hiei might be exactly what you’re looking for! The mountain located is on the border of Kyoto and Shiga…

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100 000 Views Update | Milestones

I really thought hard about what I could share with this update, since most of the stuff I talked about previously is still a work in progress. So…

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Kurama & Kibune | Best Day Trips from Kyoto

Kurama and Kibune are a pair of gorgeous mountainous towns situated at either side of Mount Kurama that are connected by what is, in my opinion, one of the best…

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Why you should visit a Japanese temple flea market!

Toji temple is one of Kyoto’s many UNESCO world heritage sites, but that’s not the only reason why the temple has become so famous all across Japan. On…

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Top 15 Anime Openings that are Absolute Bangers (with Spotify playlist)

For this list, I chose high energy openings (OPs) that make you want to rock out, sing along and just generally really fun to listen to. The full…

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Taizo-in Temple | Hidden Gems of Kyoto

While Kyoto has become famous for its world renowned temples such as Kinkakuji and Kiyomizu Dera, the city is home to hundreds of other beautiful neighborhood temples and…

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My Popular Anime Opinions Yay

I don’t really consider myself a contrarian. A while ago I wrote about my unpopular anime opinions, which was undoubtedly a lot of fun, but I do also…

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Unique Japanese Cultural Experiences you Should Try!

I really can’t stress enough about how much fun I had in Japan just from experiencing the local culture. Shopping and nature trails are great, but what truly…

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5 Popular Traditional Japanese Desserts to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi – traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea or alone as dessert. These confectioneries often…

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Tsukishima & The Fear of Discovering your Limits | Haikyuu

Ugh, Tsukishima is such a great character. Re-watching season 3 of Haikyuu really reminded me about why I love him so much. His redemption takes 3 seasons to…

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Making Japanese Traditional sweets (wagashi)

Wagashi are traditional Japanese sweets that are often enjoyed together with green tea. There are many different types of wagashi for every occasion and season. While I was…

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Top 5 FREE Places with the Best Views of Tokyo

Tokyo is well known for being one of the world’s most expensive cities, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t save while exploring. In fact, there are a…

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Anime to Watch During Lockdown

With winter setting in, several countries have started reinstating nationwide lockdowns, which is the sort of news that could finally push you over the edge. To keep yourself…

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The Easy Guide to Kyoto’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

If you enjoy traditional art, architecture and history, there is truly no better place in Japan to visit than Kyoto. The ancient capital is so well preserved it…

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Things to do in Akihabara | Japanese Geek Culture

Although Akihabara had initially become famous for electronics, this shopping district is now more famous for being the capital of anime, manga and gaming. The nearest train station…

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50,000 views Update | Milestones

For this update let’s talk about all the various problems that I have faced on here over the years, and how I have fixed them or am yet…

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The Best (and Cheapest) Places for Aerial Views of Kyoto

Don’t want to pay for Kyoto Tower? Many tourists spend lots of money in search of the best views, but when travelling on a budget, every dollar saved…

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Ryoan-ji | Best Temples of Kyoto

Ryoan-ji is one of Kyoto’s many UNESCO world heritage sites and is easily my personal favourite Japanese temple. Right at the foot of the hills of Northern Kyoto,…

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Attack on Titan’s Greatest Moments

Did I mention that I love Attack on Titan? There are just too many iconic things in this show, with amazing characters to boot. I have always wanted…

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