History, Culture, Religion – Temples and Streets of Kyoto, Japan Part 3

“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. Kyoto, Japan is one of the most interesting cities in my bucket list waiting to be stricken off, which I finally did last November of 2015. I took the Shinkansen from Odawara (the nearest bullet train station from my hotel in Hakone) and arrived Kyoto late in the afternoon. I … More History, Culture, Religion – Temples and Streets of Kyoto, Japan Part 3

Tokyo Autumn Trip in a Nutshell (Photo Essay), Japan

Tokyo was my last leg of Japan trip last November 2015. I must say that it is the liveliest city I have visited in this East Asian country. With the energetic nightlife, hustling and bustling streets with busy professionals walking to and from work, delectable cuisines, I can compare the city to Singapore and Hong Kong … More Tokyo Autumn Trip in a Nutshell (Photo Essay), Japan

大阪への小旅行 (A Short Trip to Osaka) – Japan

” Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. After my 3-day roaming in Kyoto (including Nara), I headed to Osaka to satisfy my curiosity on how the city looks like. My planned trip in Honshu island’s commercial center is only for a night and with the limited time, I had to skip a lot of attractions Osaka … More 大阪への小旅行 (A Short Trip to Osaka) – Japan

Kyoto Autumn Foliage

“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. The real motivation of my visit to Kyoto late November last year was to see the enchanting fall colors of Japan. The stunning photos and travel blogs I’ve browsed before my trip left me in so much awe and made me want to see the autumn foliage in person … More Kyoto Autumn Foliage

History, Culture, Religion – Temples and Streets of Kyoto, Japan Part 2

“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. Kyoto, Japan is one of the most interesting cities in my bucket list waiting to be stricken off, which I finally did last November of 2015. I took the Shinkansen from Odawara (the nearest bullet train station from my hotel in Hakone) and arrived Kyoto late in the afternoon. I … More History, Culture, Religion – Temples and Streets of Kyoto, Japan Part 2

History, Culture, Religion – Temples and Streets of Kyoto, Japan Part 1

“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. Kyoto, Japan is one of the most interesting cities in my bucket list waiting to be stricken off, which I finally did last November of 2015. I took the Shinkansen from Odawara (the nearest bullet train station from my hotel in Hakone) and arrived Kyoto late in the afternoon. I … More History, Culture, Religion – Temples and Streets of Kyoto, Japan Part 1