Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Nara – The Ancient Beginnings of Japan

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“Where deer and human peacefully co-exist at a place of historical and cultural wealth.”   Nara represents the early beginnings of Japan history because it was where the Asuka Period started in the 6th century and Buddhism was introduced from … Continue reading

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Osaka – Eat Till You Drop!

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“Osaka wa kuidaore!” (A famous saying used to describe Osaka, which literally translates to : “Osaka people eat ’til they drop!”).          Known as the “Kitchen of the nation”, Osaka is indeed a food haven – there … Continue reading

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Kyoto P2 – Temples & Shrines

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Kyoto served as Japan’s capital and emperor’s residence for about a thousand years since the late 8th century, beginning from the Heian Period. At present day, Kyoto is dotted with uncountable temples and shrines, which are the main attractions here, … Continue reading

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Kyoto P1 – A Taste of Japan

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My second trip to Japan allowed me to see more of Kyoto and Osaka this time around. Being a free and easy traveler, where independence is a necessity, it also forces me to put that rusty Japanese language which i’ve … Continue reading

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