Posts Categorized: Places

Dinosaurs and volcano in Sakurajima

I spent last June 3 days in Kagoshima, in the most southern part of Kyushu, and my priority there was to visit the volcanic island of Sakurajima. As its geographic location implies, it was already really hot mid June but we still decided to ride the ferry to stroll in the middle of volcanos. The…read more

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Hydrangea storm in Fukuoka

I already went to Fukuoka on my first trip to Japan and, because of a typhoon, couldn’t visit it. I realized after coming again for a few days that I wasn’t actually missing anything. I’m honestly unimpressed. Of course, it’s not an horrible place, I liked Canal City’s fun architecture and the canals, but I also…read more

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Flowers and fireflies at Expo Commemoration Park

The Expo Commemoration Park is a huge park in the north of Osaka. It was the site of World Expo 1970, is now a public park and is famous for one of Osaka’s emblems, the Tower of the Sun.   The parc usually closes early, around 5, but is exceptionnaly open until 9:30 until june 5th…read more

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Climbing Fushimi Inari at night

I spent 4 days in Kyoto during may, and it was my first time actually staying in Kyoto, after going to that place several times on day trips. All those day trips let me tired and frustrated and I wanted to know why everyone was all about Kyoto so I used the week I had…read more

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Sakura overload 2 : Ueno Koen

Ueno Koen is probably one of the two most famous parks in Tokyo with Yoyogi Koen, and is particularly convenient for me because it’s a mere 15 minutes walk from my place, which is the reason why I accepted to go there 3 times in the same week with different people. My first visit was on…read more

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Kawaii Monster Cafe

I wanted to go to the Kawaii Monster Cafe since I arrived in Japan but miserably failed on my first try and didn’t want to go alone, that’s why I was really happy when Robin read my mind and suggested we go after our hanami in Yoyogi Koen. Oh, look at me writing my posts…read more

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Nakano Broadway, welcome to Nerd Paradise

I said I’ll probably never translate my older posts to English but going back to Nakano Broadway yesterday filled me with motivation and it’s time for me to look back on one of the first posts of this blog, hate myself, and rewrite everything. On my second week in Tokyo, in November, I managed to…read more

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Sakura overload 1 : Shinjuku Gyoen

Being in Tokyo for the sakura season my plans were to go to most famous places to see the cherry blossoms everywhere in the capital. I think I did pretty well tso it’s time for me to start this blog’s first series, sakura overload ! My sakura marathon started on March 30, at Shinjuku Gyoen,…read more

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A guided tour in Mandarake Complex

I already talked about Mandarake on my blog, when I went for the first time to Nakano Broadway  but  that time I joined one of Mandarake’s guided tours. It was actually the first tour in the Akihabara store, Mandarake Complex, and it may be the reason why we were only 2 people to show up….read more

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Q-pot Cafe

Q-pot is an accessory brand making super cute food shaped products, and last Friday was my second time going to their Cafe in Harajuku. Q-pot Cafe sells cakes inspired by their cake inspired jewelry, genius idea.   Japanese food companies always release a ton of cherry blossom themed products for spring and Q-pot Cafe also…read more

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