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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...

After a recommendation from Good Neighbors hostel in Kanazawa, we decided to take a little bit of time to relax in Gokayama, a small group of villages with traditional houses in...

We needed a break, so we decided to spend 3 days in a small town Kanazawa, famous for samurais and gold. Yes, they produce gold for whole Japan and the souvenirs...

Do we? We decided to stay in Kyoto for one more day and visit Nara. We knew there are deer everywhere and that’s about it. Oh, the joy of traveling without...

When you think of Zen, you think of beautiul garden, calm music and slow pace of life, right? Well, the garden sure is beautiful, but the focus of Zen surprised me....

After spending time in ashram in Madurai (India) and buddhist temple near Pai (Thailand), it was only obvious that we experience a zen temple. Our friend Natali told us about a...