japanese design

The Japanese Design

If you love design, you will love Japan. Cutting edge architecture, outlandish fashion and futuristic technology mix easily with ancient temples, peaceful parks and elegant women wearing traditional kimono. Tokyo is the most populous city in the world. It’s fast-paced, neon-lit and crazy but also impossibly clean and well ordered. You will find it jam […]

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The Sagano Bamboo Forest

Towering green stalks of bamboo sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist and leaves rustling in  Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, propably the most beautiful bamboo grove I have ever seen. The sun filtered through the densely packed grove, projecting thin slashes of light onto the dozens of camera-clutching tourists […]

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Tips travelling with baby

What To Consider When Travelling With A Baby

I looked into the curious eyes of our Baby Noah, even after a long-haul flight to Japan. I realised that he is not exceptional. Like Noah, most children seem to thrive on exploring the world. As for the parents, well, that may be a different matter. Noah was just 3 weeks old when I first […]

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the gate hotel

The Gate Hotel

If you find yourself in Tokyo and are in search of something extra special, here’s a little more about my experience to help you plan your stay in this vibrant city! The Gate Hotel Checking in to a hotel like The Gate Hotel leaves an immediate impression of functional luxury. It’s the hotel you look […]

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sumo training

Japan | How To Watch Sumo Training

Watching sumo in action is a definite must-do cultural experience in Japan and seeing a grand tournament must be incredible. But, if you were like us and don’t have an opportunity, don’t despair, there’s a way to experience this centuries’ old sport up close and personal – as in twenty feet away personal – by […]

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tokyo apartment

From Tokyo | My Apartment Tour

When you land into a big city at night, you want to know two things. How do I get to my place asap and will I get some sleep?Our first place that we stayed in when we arrived at Tokyo was uniquely Japanese. I LOVED it. I decided to use From Tokyo this time and after […]

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