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Safe Thailand

Thailand Travel Tips: Preparation and Precautions to Stay Safe. Because of its diverse nature and different culture, many Western tourists are apprehensive about travelling to Thailand. With years of political unrest, infamous natural disasters and highly publicised cases of tourists getting hurt and killed in the country then it’s not hard to see why.

Day 12, Yokohama and Tokio part III

Day 12, Yokohama and Tokio part III

We spent the day at Yokohama during almost all day and then we went for a dinner at Tokio with some Japanse friends. We sent our suitcase by post to the house of another friends that we have in Tokio where we spent our last two nights. We began the day walking throw the Chinese… Continue Reading Day 12, Yokohama and Tokio part III

Day 11, Tokio part II

Day 11, Tokio part II

We woke up around 9am. We had breakfast with Ryo, our Japanese friend, before going to Tokyo. Today we decided to go to Akihabara and red district light, Kabukicho neighborhood. We spent the morning on street market which is open from monday to friday, from 8am till 2pm. After that we decided to go to Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum… Continue Reading Day 11, Tokio part II

Day 10, Tokio part I

Day 10, Tokio part I

Finally, it was the day to visit Tokio after ten days around Japan visitng big cities and small towns. We posted on our travel blog all about Odawara, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Takamatsu, Kotohira, Kamakura, Yokohama and now Tokio. It was the time to explore one of the biggest metropolies of the world. During four days… Continue Reading Day 10, Tokio part I

Day 9, Kamakura and Yokohama

Day 9, Kamakura and Yokohama

Today we enjoyed the day with our friend Tomoko and her soon Seigo, it’s a pleasure to share ir on this travel blog. Tomoko drove us from Odawara to Kamakura. Kamakura is a city on the region of Kanagawa, 60 km to the south-est of Tokio. Kamakura is famous for the temples and sanctuaries. Kotokuin… Continue Reading Day 9, Kamakura and Yokohama

Fushimi Inari-taisha, day 7

Fushimi Inari-taisha, day 7

We came back to Kyoto to go to Inari Taisha. We took the train early on the morning from Takamatsu to go to Kytoto. Once we got to Kyoto, we left the baggage on the locker. We took the JR Nara Line to Inari Station, 30 minutes from Kyoto main station. Inari is just in… Continue Reading Fushimi Inari-taisha, day 7

Takamatsu and Kotohira day 6

Takamatsu and Kotohira day 6

We slept at Okamaya on a typical Japanese Hotel. There are some rules to learn if you are thinking to spend a night on a Japanese Hotel. It means that we should take out your shoes on the entrance of the Hotel and take another kind that the boss gave to us, for walking inside.… Continue Reading Takamatsu and Kotohira day 6

Hiroshima and Miyajima day 5

Hiroshima and Miyajima day 5

We spent three days in Kyoto. We were conscious that we left the old capital of Japan forgetting some temples, restaurants, bars and hidden places. It’ll be so nice to came back to Kyoto and discover new spots. We left Kyoto thinking that we should go to Hiroshima and Miyajima, small and beautifil island in… Continue Reading Hiroshima and Miyajima day 5

Kyoto temples day 3, Japan trip

Kyoto temples day 3, Japan trip

We were on the way to Inari Jinja on the bus. Suddenly, we saw a beautiful temple and we decided to visit it. It was amazing experience to be there almost alone. We met great local people and we enjoyed so much those please. After it, we went for lunch to eat typical japanese udpon (noddles). It was bad afteroon because was raining to much for two hours and we coildn’t finish our plans. Thrn, we went to the north of Highashiyama for a walk and dinner.

Kyoto day 2, Japan trip

Kyoto day 2, Japan trip

Kyoto. We arrived early in the morming. We went to the hostel where we had the reservation for 3 nights (12.000¥ for japanese typical room for 2 people, probably the cheapest place on Kyoto). it’s a nice place with great japanese family. The hostel is far away from the center but with a good bus connections.