Category Archives: West meets East

Here you will find posts, which are related to travelling and adventures that I’ll undertake, while I’m in Japan. Also I write about japanese everyday things, that are not so common to a german / non-japanese person. Let’s explore Japan together!

Japan, my Love…

Hello everyone, You surely all know the feeling of falling in love at first sight. Although it is not yet love, but affection. Also a lot of you might have experienced the different stages of a romantic relationship, right? The … Continue reading

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Texting culture

Hello everyone, Todays’ article will be about the odds of communication especially via texting that I observed so far. Now that we are all living in the 21st century with the modern technology that allows us to send messages from … Continue reading

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Exciting news

Hello everyone, First things first… I will be able to travel to Japan again this year in autumn!!! And I’m sooo excited already that I have to stop myself (regularly) to not book hostels, book the JR Pass and start … Continue reading

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Back in Germany

Hello everyone, I’m back in my home town in Germany now and my feelings about that are quite mixed up. I’m happy and sad at the same time. And I’m tired… damn Jet lag! 😉 The upsides of being home: … Continue reading

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Sightseeing and a temple stay in Kyoto: Part 3

Hello everyone! After that very interesting Natto-Experience for breakfast, Michiyo and I went to the city to see some more Temples and have some kind of Okonomiyaki-lunch. This time a Kyoto style one that is called “Issen Yoshoku” and looks … Continue reading

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Sightseeing and temple stay in Kyoto: Part 2

Hello everyone! So we left the story, when we dropped Martin off, right? After that we went to the Kiyomizudera, one of the most famous temples in Kyoto. Though, Kyoto is packed full with temples, shrines and other historical buildings. … Continue reading

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Sightseeing and a temple stay in Kyoto: Part 1

Hello everyone, To stay in a temple is something I would recommend to anyone who is not on a low-budget and looking for a very unique experience in Japan. So now you may or may not ask yourself, how it … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Nagoya

Hello everyone, After joining the Okonomiyaki party, I met up with my friend Akane at Nagoya main station (She was the one who helped me finding the anti-mosquito bite medicine). Atsutajingu We first went to the Atsutajingu Shrine and she … Continue reading

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The Conbini Challenge

Hello everyone, Recently, I have learned about Japanese Conbini and vending machines which are super popular among I’d say almost all Japanese people. From young to old, everyone uses them, because they are so handy and really everywhere! Even in … Continue reading

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Packing in Process…

Hello everyone, Now it’s finally time to pack my suitcase and prepare for Japan. The flight tickets are booked, the Places to stay are arranged, money is changed, friends are contacted… What’s left is packing. Although I know a lot … Continue reading

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Foreign friends

Hello everyone, Since there have been quite some incidences with terror, problems with racism, hate and a lot of other nasty things in the last months, not only in Germany but many other European countries as well, I figured, I … Continue reading

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