Category Japan

Day 8: Exploring Osaka Japan

Osaka Tourist
Today we explored Osaka. The forecast for the day was rain, but we didn’t let that stop us from going places. I had never read or heard about what to expect from Osaka. When Linaka and I first arrived we…

Day 5: An Afternoon Traveling to Hakone

Linaka at the Ryokan
After spending our morning at Hanazono antique market and exploring Shinjuku we boarded our train to Hakone. The Hakone 31 was a very spacious train and after experiencing several crowded subways and trains, it was a nice break to have…

Day 4: AnimeJapan 2014 in Tokyo

AnimeJapan 2014
Today marked the first day of AnimeJapan 2014. According to Japan Guide, up until 2013 it was previously known as the Tokyo International Anime Fair. Since Linaka and I had been to other conventions we expected something similar to MCM…

Day 3: A day in Nikko Japan

Chuzenji Town
After spending a day with our tour guide Michiko, she informed us that today marked the Vernal Equinox Day, a public holiday in Japan. It basically meant that our trip to Nikko would be a crowded one since many people…

Day 2: An Afternoon in Akihabara Tokyo

Akihabara toy models
This is part of a series which records the first hand account of our first time trip to Japan in 2014. You can find Linaka’s account on her blog. After spending our morning in Ueno, our tour guide Michiko took…