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Asakusa in Tokio bei Tag und Nacht

In unmittelbarer Nähe zu unserem Hotel in Ochiage befindet sich Asakusa, das auf unsere ToDo-Liste für Tokio steht. Asakusa ist bekannt für die Tempelanlage Senso-ji. Das ist der älteste und Weiterlesen → The post Asakusa in Tokio bei Tag und N...
by Reisen und Essen on Aug 9, 2016

7 reasons to add Kyoto to your bucket list

Home to tranquil temples, lush gardens, striking shrines and mysterious geishas, a visit to Japan would not be complete without venturing to its cultural and historic center, Kyoto. Providing a striking contrast to the chaotic, neon-lit and modernis...
by best places of interest on Aug 8, 2016

Nara Visitor Center & Inn

The Nara Visitor Center & Inn, run by the Nara Prefectural government, is close to Sarusawa Pond and Kofukuji Temple and a major resource for foreign tourists visiting this historic city in central Japan.If you need cash, the Nara Visit...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 7, 2016

Japan News This Week 7 August 2016

今週の日本Bank of Japan resists strong medicine for stimulus New York TimesTokyo elects Yuriko Koike as first female governor BBCFalse smartphone alert of huge earthquake triggers panic in Japan GuardianPlan for new Korean school in Tokyo thr...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 6, 2016

Dare to Dream: Nigeria 5-4 Japan

Sometimes life throw so much at you and turns its back on you. You put in all your effort but there are factors you have no control over thus you are hindered. Everything seem to be against you. You miss your flights, you missed your calls, injuries...
by Soccergunz on Aug 5, 2016

Tree in Kamakura Temple

PHOTO BY KEDAR MISANI...
by photos HD on Aug 5, 2016

Kids Can Now Learn To Code With Pocky, the Delicious Japanese Snack

Dami Lee, writing for The Verge: Even if you didn't grow up in Asia, chances are you've had this ubiquitous Japanese snack before. Walk into most grocery stores in America and you'll find a box of Pocky, and in multiple flavors like strawberry and gr...
by Remote Network on Aug 5, 2016

Japanese Garden

PHOTOGRAPH © BY KEDAR MISANI...
by photos HD on Aug 5, 2016

The Two Mrs. Fenollosas

I came across a dress so beautiful the other day that I started thinking about its owner/wearer, Elizabeth Goodhue Millett Fenollosa, wife of the famous “Orientalist” and cultural ambassador Ernest Fenollosa, who happened to grow up in th...
by streets of salem on Aug 5, 2016

Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada criticizes North Korea and China

Japan's new Defense Minister Tomomi Inada answers questions from journalists after a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his official residence in Tokyo on August 3, 2016. (AFP photo)Japan's new Defense Minister Tomomi Inada has criti...

Skateboarding As An Olympic Sport

"Haters are gonna hate, posers are gonna pose, skaters are gonna skate ... No matter how ya look at it, nothing will change about skateboarding except give it opportunities to grow 👊🏼 I'm excited about this and I'm proud that it's com...
by Skate Shoes PH on Aug 3, 2016

Latest North Korea missile launch lands near Japan waters, alarms Tokyo

I have very little to write about on this subject other than hoping North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un dies a painful death He keeps launching missiles into the air like Continue reading...
by The Politics of Everything on Aug 3, 2016

Japan Starts 8K TV Broadcasts In Time For Rio Olympics

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PCWorld: Japan began the world's first regular 8K television broadcasts on Monday, five days ahead of the opening of the Olympic Games. 8K refers to broadcasts with a resolution of 7,680 x 4,320 pixels. That's...
by Remote Network on Aug 2, 2016

56 – Japanese gas importers fast becoming #LNG trading powerhouses

I was on a panel discussion in Tokyo recently on the future of LNG trading in Japan. Japanese utilities have had to become traders in LNG because of unfortunate over purchasing. Here’s the implications for global gas markets. Duration: 8m 48s T...
by Fuel Up! on Aug 2, 2016

J’s OSAKA: Gay Conviviality in a Comfortable Space

ジェーズ大阪Looking for a gay bar in Osaka that’s not too big, not too small, not too noisy, but not too quiet? And on top of that, easy on the pocketbook too? J’s OSAKA has it all, and their foreigner-friendly vibe makes for a sure-fire su...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 2, 2016

How to visit an Onsen

Hot Springs are numerous and highly popular across Japan. These Hot Springs are the Onsen that you’ve definitely heard so much about. Every region of the country has its share of Hot Springs, Ryokan & Resort towns, which usually compliments...
by Joshua Hideki on Aug 2, 2016

Shocking Obesity Statistics Across the Globe ( 2016 and back )

Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable death and is underestimated by public globally. In latest research (Forbes – December 2015), the people of countries around the world were asked: Out of every 100 people how many do you think...
by Mexico Bariatric Center Blog on Aug 1, 2016

The Travel Tester Favourite Blogs July 2016

The Travel Tester Discovers the Best Travel Tips and Stories from all Around the Internet! Here are our Favourite Reads from this Month You just finished reading The Travel Tester Favourite Blogs July 2016! Consider leaving a comment! Follow me al...
by The Travel Tester on Aug 1, 2016

Japan DeNA unveils first driverless robot bus

Japan's major mobile game provider DeNA has put on display the country's first driverless robot bus which is to become operational next month. The Robot Shuffle is to begin full service by transferring people in the Aeon Shopping Mall...

JAPAN HAUL: July 2016

As mentioned in my previous post, the month of July was quite a challenge. Also, July is a month full of crazy seasonal sales and discounts. So to knock over the bleakness of the recent situation, we also regularly went out of the house for some reta...


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