Hong Kong (Shopping Paradise)

Hong Kong the most visited city in the world by international tourists. A visa free city for many and a China getaway city. Though it’s technically part of China, Hong Kong has its own culture and personality. The cosmopolitan city is spread out over several small islands, many of which are very densely populated and … Continue reading Hong Kong (Shopping Paradise)

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Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan is one of Japan's most popular amusement parks. It has all the movie-themed rides that make it fun! It has a Snoopy waterslide, Spiderman, E.T., Jurassic Park, and Back to the Future rides. They also have daily shows and seasonal events, like the light-up parade. The park officially opens at 9am. Universal Studios … Continue reading Universal Studios Japan

Snow in Spring (Dynaland Ski Resort)

For many people especially Filipinos, climate is one of the biggest considerations in choosing a place to visit. Because the Philippines is a tropical country and is usually hot and humid, a lot of Filipinos want to experience or see snow. When I went to Japan it was early Spring and I wanted to experience snow for the … Continue reading Snow in Spring (Dynaland Ski Resort)

Osaka Japan – Day 2 (Osaka Castle, Fushimi Shrine at Mount Inari, Bamboo Forest – Kyoto & Dōtonbori )

On my second day I visited the symbol of Osaka "Osaka Castle". From the station, it was a long walk to the castle. The castle outside and by far is really wonderful. It's quite a long walk but worth to see and impressive. One of the charms of this castle is the beauty of its stone … Continue reading Osaka Japan – Day 2 (Osaka Castle, Fushimi Shrine at Mount Inari, Bamboo Forest – Kyoto & Dōtonbori )

Osaka Japan – Day 1 (Shinkansen Experience and Arrival at Osaka )

After 4 days in Tokyo, it's time to explore another part of Japan. The Japan's third largest and second most important city "Osaka". Sayonara Tokyo, Konnichiwa Osaka! From Tokyo I took Hikari Shinkansen since my JR Pass is not valid to take Nozomi Shinkansen. Hikari Shinkansen served the same routes even if they stop at more stations and … Continue reading Osaka Japan – Day 1 (Shinkansen Experience and Arrival at Osaka )