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Tokyo Japan (Day 11 Part 2) - Ueno (上野) - Ueno Park

March 07, 2015 - As it was still early Still I was kind of amazed at how many people already were walking around the park. I could imagin...
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Tokyo - Japan (Day 10 Part 1) Setagaya, Tokyo and Gotoku-ji

February 04, 2015 - After a great night's sleep it was amazing to wake up with a view of Tokyo and the Rainbow bridge. I felt completely ref...
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Kyoto to Tokyo - Japan (Day 9 Part 1) Shinkansen and Minato

December 07, 2014 - I woke up early and decided to grab a cab. It was time to take the Shinkansen back to Tokyo. As much as I loved the Hana...
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Kyoto - Japan (Day 7 Part 6) Kiyomizu-dera and Jishu-Jinja

September 06, 2014 - When asking Kyoto locals about the best places to visit in Kyoto Kiyomizu-dera was always among the top of the recommend...
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Kyoto - Japan (Day 7 Part 4) - Kodaiji (高台寺)

August 23, 2014 - Kodai-ji is a very short distance from Chion-in and Maruyama Park and boasts a very interesting history. It was establis...
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Kyoto - Japan (Day 7 Part 3) - Maruyama Koen and Otani Sobyo

August 16, 2014 - Maruyama Koen (Maruyama Park) is right next to Chion-in and is really a big beautiful park. From here you can easily rea...
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Kyoto - Japan (Day 7 Part 2) - Chion-in (知恩院)

August 09, 2014 - Chion-in is one of those "WOW" places that goes way beyond your expectations when you see it in person. It is located ri...
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Kamakura - Japan (Day 4 part 3) Kenchoji

May 17, 2014 - Full of Kamakura cider and sweet potato ice cream I headed off to Kenchoji ranked number 1 of the 5 great Zen temples in...
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Kamakura - Japan (Day 4 Part 2) Jochiji

May 10, 2014 - Jochiji ranked number four of the five great Zen temples in Kamakura kind of tricked me at first. I thought it is kind o...
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Tokyo - Sengakuji (Day 2 part 3)

March 22, 2014 - The 47 Ronin is a famous Japanese story of Honor, Loyalty and Revenge. I have read the book, watched the movie and at la...
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Tokyo - Asakusa, Matsuchiyamashoden - (Day 2 Part 2)

March 15, 2014 - After my visit to Imado-jinja and walk along Sumida River it was time to start heading back towards Asakusa station and...
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