Hinamatsuri or Doll’s Day in Japan

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Hinamatsuri or Doll’s Day in Japan

This day is known by several names but in fact it is the day of the dolls that is celebrated every March 3 in Japan. The purpose of this festival is to pray for the health and happiness of the […]

Love chocolate and oneself

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Love chocolate and oneself

At the end of the Christmas festivities, it is almost immediately that the shelves of chocolates begin to appear to give as gifts on Valentine’s Day. In Japan it is customary for the woman to be the giver on that […]

I discovered New Year traditions in Japan

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I discovered New Year traditions in Japan

Sincerely, I thought that by this time I would be in another country but this year was the third year to celebrate Christmas and New Year in Japan. And I could not be more grateful to life for this great […]

Shin-Okubo: Korean Town in Tokyo

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Shin-Okubo: Korean Town in Tokyo

One of my favorite places to eat samgyeopsal and buy Korean products is in Shin-Okubo, a small area in Tokyo dedicated to Korea. In itself where you can find everything related to Korea is on the main avenue but there […]

I don’t know how many times I’ve been to Tokyo Tower

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I don’t know how many times I’ve been to Tokyo Tower

The truth is that I do not know how many times I have visited it since it is a very popular tourist place that I always try to take to the people who visit me to know it. Tokyo Tower […]

The closest mountain to Tokyo: Mount Takao

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The closest mountain to Tokyo: Mount Takao

One of the first long trips I made when I arrived to Japan was to Mount Takao and it was a totally different experience than I had imagined. Mount Takao receives thousands and thousands of visits from tourists every day […]

A dream come true: Maaya Sakamoto in concert

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A dream come true: Maaya Sakamoto in concert

Maybe you are not familiar with the name of Maaya Sakamoto but I could say that I am your fan since ’96. And it was common to see on television several Anime series such as Sailor Moon, Card Captor Sakura, […]

First and last Roller Coaster: Yokohama Cosmo World

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First and last Roller Coaster: Yokohama Cosmo World

I never imagined climbing a roller coaster, let alone an amusement park in Yokohama. But, I managed to convince several friends and that if a friend, just as scary as I was, why not me? Still in Tokyo it is […]

Visit the current Nintendo’s HQ in Kyoto

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Visit the current Nintendo’s HQ in Kyoto

In another post I talked about the original Nintendo building in Kyoto, that if you want to know more, you can click on the following link: Visit the old Nintendo’s HQ in Kyoto. That post was so popular that I […]

Visit the old Nintendo’s HQ in Kyoto

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Visit the old Nintendo’s HQ in Kyoto

The truth is that I did not know about this building but I found it very interesting to visit it because of the effect it has caused on different generations of players. And, is that like many businesses, started creating […]

When will the sakura blossom in 2018?

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When will the sakura blossom in 2018?

In another post I had already talked about why cherry blossoms are important and the main places to appreciate them in Tokyo, if you want to know a little more, go to the following link: Why are sakura or cherry […]

40 years of fun with ‘Space Invaders’

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40 years of fun with ‘Space Invaders’

The Space Invaders Exhibition was for a limited time to celebrate its 40th Anniversary. He entered the gaming market in 1978 and was very popular in Japan and the world. What stands out of this event is that everything is […]

Visit to the Water Park in Shinagawa

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Visit to the Water Park in Shinagawa

Some time ago I went to this famous Water Park that is located in Shinagawa. There are several activities to entertain people of all ages. There are several places that I have visited that are for the whole family, if […]

It was time to visit a Cat Café in Kyoto

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It was time to visit a Cat Café in Kyoto

I have only visited two themed cafes in Japan since I arrived, this one and a Maid Café that I will tell you later in another post. Going to the Cat Café was totally unexpected, I had not planned it […]

Christmas and New Year in Japan 2017-2018

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Christmas and New Year in Japan 2017-2018

For the second time, I celebrate Christmas and the New Year in Japan, which is why I feel very fortunate and grateful with life and with my family. This year was a little different from the previous one, if you […]