Winter in Tokyo: A Wonderland with a Touch of Snow

Continuing my tradition of posts about the four distinct seasons in Japan, I decided that it was high time to write about winter - a season that I surprisingly prefer to the hot and sticky Japanese summer. After experiencing the beauty that is autumn in Tokyo at the end of last year, I've got to …

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Booth in Mongolia: Japan vs Mongolia

Whenever I tell people that I recently spent a week in one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, I'm often faced with the question: "Why the bloody hell would you go to Mongolia?!" Well, the answer to that one is quite simple: I have friends living there. But why they chose Mongolia …

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Booth in Mongolia: An Adventure

Recently I visited the budding metropolis of Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia, a place of snow, snow, and snow. I went there to visit some friends and have some adventures. Needless to say, I was not disappointed. "But what is there to do in Mongolia?", I hear you ask. Well, for one, there's drinking. Lots and lots …

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The Wonderful World of Ghibli

From the outside it looks like a quiet country cottage with vines creeping all over the house and giving a sense of humble dignity. Before entering the museum, you already feel a sense of anticipation and curiosity - like it's the start of an adventure. And when you finally step inside, you're not disappointed. This is …

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