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The Island of Miyajima

Доступно на русском ► If you travel to Hiroshima, make sure you plan an extra day to visit the island of Itsukushima, also known as Miyajima. It is an absolutely beautiful spot located an hour away from the Hiroshima’s main station. Many of you may be familiar with the iconic view of the red torii gate standing in ...

Hiroshima

Доступно на русском ► Atomic bomb explosion is the first thing, which comes to one's mind, when hearing the name of this city, yet one will be surprised, how clean and modern this city looks like several decades past after the horrible tragedy. Of course, you will still find many traces of the explosion in the city, but ...

A day in Kyoto

Доступно на русском ► I must admit, when planning our visit to Kyoto I have underestimated its beauty and the number of activities one can undertake in the city and in its surroundings. As a result we spent three nights there, but only one whole day. After the day in Kanazawa, we arrived to Kyoto late in the ...

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Доступно на русском ► I always wanted to visit Jigokudani Monkey Park in Nagano to see cute monkeys in their natural habitat, that’s why when I came to Japan as a tourist I chose this very place as the first stop. I already described in my previous post how we got to Yamanouchi from Tokyo. So, from our ...

Japan trip 2018

Доступно на русском ► When I just started this blog I thought I would post only camera photos here, but then I realised that the story might be incomplete if I exclude all phone snaps and the associated memories. So, here I am, writing this post illustrated with iPhone pics only. Last spring in the middle of March ...