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The third part of our zen temple experience is posted almost exactly 2 years after the first two. We visited Zen temple in June of 2015 and now in July 2017....

Somewhere in Japanese Alps When I think of Japan, I probably think of two things (that are actually opposites): crazy, vibrant big cities like Tokyo; and small villages with old houses,...

This post is about how to save money when traveling in Japan (read more on cheap rooms and transportation). Japan is not all about sushi. Actually, our first days in Japan...

This post is another one in our budget traveling in Japan series, this time about transportation  We were backpacking in Japan for more than a month so we were searching for ways to...

Japan is known to be very expensive for traveling and when we decided to backpack there for over a month, we were extra careful about getting the cheapest rooms there are....

Last day in Tokyo. Our last day in Japan started very gloomy. Our flight was in the evening and it was raining. After chech out we sat in histel’s common room...

I was just a liiitle bit dramatic in the title 🙂 But this little thing has a reputation! Fugu, pufferfish or blow fish, is a poisonous fish and it’s very famous...

We looked through the bus windows, light of the big colorful screens shining on our dark faces. It was late evening and Tokyo was alive. River of people on the streets....

Our plan was to get a good look at Mt. Fuji and spend a night in Kofu, a bigger city in Yamanashi perfecture. We said goodbye to our family/hosts in Matusmoto...

First of all, I’m so late with the posts. So much has happened in a short time! Here’s a post about our experience with Couchsurfing. We sent some requests in the...