The year 2016 has been marked by many trips to Japan including a just over 3 months stay from the end of August. I’ve posted an overall recap of this journey, regarding the travel, financial and emotional aspects. Now let’s talk about the cities of the
In the first part, I reviewed the aspects related to travel and expenses ; especially expenses !! (pronounce with an emphatic “$$sss”, like Kaa in The Jungle Book, you know). Now let’s talk about the third and final aspect : the emotional. Take the violons,
It’s time to sit, look back and analyse this particular period of my life. I don’t have my captain Nemo journal to help this time, this thing is a trap anyway. Once I’ve put some information in there, they won’t come out, surely not to
TRIP | TOKYO : that time when you thought the Shinkansen would be empty on a Monday at 1PM [J-Spring16]
Nara, 4 April. The check-out of the apartment where I stay is at 12:00, but I’ve been busy since 9:45 am in order to get everything done (usually, I like lounging until the last minute) : dishes, shower, vacuum and then tetrissing up the luggage.
I evoked in a previous article that Nara was my city of heart, my cozy nest, my little corner of love. That’s why I really wanted to go again this year, especially since I was looking forward to seeing the town looking like cotton candy,
TRIP | OSAKA : that time when you were helped by all the gran’mas of the neighborhood to break into your airbnb house [J-Spring16]
That title, tho… An essay in itself. Anyway, here I am in Osaka, 5th stopoff of my journey and 5th article of the self-imposed challenge 7 articles in 7 “days”. On the menu of these few days, many strolls, some banditry with – among other
Right now, I’m in a flight going to Tokyo. The airplane is packed, essentially salary men. Packed, so are my bags especially thanks to (because of?) Mama-san, who literally showered me with gifts… It pisses me off a bit to go back to Tokyo but
Aaaah… Mama San! One of the most – if not THE most – beautiful encounter of this trip. I give some details a bit further in this article but what I can affirm now is that I probably met the lady described in M‘s song,
First and foremost, I would like to apologize. I would like to send my deepest apologies to the city of Hiroshima for having snubbed it the way I did. Hiroshima, I think from the bottom of my heart that you have a lot to offer,
First post of the self-imposed challenge 7 articles in 7 “days”, on my brief stay in the capital Tokyo (or rather its secondary airport, Haneda). This article is half-I tell my life, half-I do a review and give info ;-). Good reading.