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Trip: Japan Not-so-Dirty-30

There are [15] stories from my trip: Japan Not-so-Dirty-30

Photos: Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Kyoto

JAPAN | Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Sleepless night in Kyoto

JAPAN | Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | Views [929]

Sara Wall indirectly said "you sleep on a train and you get your butt to Kyoto." Well, those weren't her exact words but in other words she was telling me I cannot miss Kyoto. For my next trip to Japan I have a laundry list of places to see and things ... Read more >

Photos: Kobe

JAPAN | Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Undokai Festival

JAPAN | Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | Views [1763]

I get invited to the most unique events and places as a result of CouchSurfers and friends. Enter Maychew, Microsoft, and a Mayan ceremony. These are just a few examples of places and events I would have never seen had it not been for being invited. ... Read more >

Photos: Ichiu

JAPAN | Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Iya Valley

JAPAN | Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Washoku and Tatami

JAPAN | Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | Views [1183]

Mika & Hiro are my hosts here in Wakimachi. They're feeding me washoku (Japanese food) and I'm sleeping on a futon in a tatami room. Mark told me in 10 years of living in Japan he's never visited a Japanese home but here I am staying with a Japanese ... Read more >

Photos: Wakimachi

JAPAN | Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Thumbing it to Shikoku

JAPAN | Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | Views [764]

With more than 36,000 kilometres of hitchhiking across several countries under my belt, I would start my first big Japanese hitchhiking adventure. I don't have a JR pass so hitchhiking would be my only option unless I wanted to pay through the nose for ... Read more >


JAPAN | Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | Views [1099]

The bus dropped me at the 5th station, and I immediately felt the difference in both temperature and oxygen level. I had to dress warmer and breathe deeper. I came early today because in the off-season there are only two buses a day from Tokyo. I was ... Read more >

Photos: Mt. Fuji

JAPAN | Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery

My Dirty-Fuji-30
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JAPAN | Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | Views [793]

There's a surprise around every corner in Tokyo, that's why I reckon if there's one word that fit it, it's serendipity. As I woke up at 7:30 AM in my capsule I was glad I paid extra to check out two hours later. It allowed me to have another bath and ... Read more >

Touchdown TOKYO!

JAPAN | Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | Views [1371]

Tokyo at last! I’ve finally reached Japan, as my 30th country a week before my 30th birthday! Getting here was no easy feat though. It was my first experience flying with JetStar and my first time on the Boeing 787, better known as the ... Read more >

Photos: Tokyo

JAPAN | Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | Photo Gallery

In one word: serendipitous
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