Hanami in Osaka-jo Koen April 4th 2010 Hanami in Osaka-jo Koen
The day after I arrived to Osaka Maria and Takayuki had arranged a cherry blossom viewing party (Hanami) with a bunch of Takayuki's friends. The hanami included a lot of Japanese beer and a wonderful BBQ.
Hanami is one of Japan's most important festivals where the people greet spring by sitting under cherry blossom trees enjoying a pick nick and a coup ... read more
Asia » Japan » Osaka » Osaka » Shinsaibashi In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
My greatest passion in life is travelling. I just can't live without it. Thus, I always take the oppurtunity to go somewhere whenever I can. It doesn't matter to me whether I'm able just to make a short trip over the day or if I'm able to stay for a month. All trips and its experiences counts in my world.
Cultural exchange is high on my agenda and there is no better way to achieve this than through travelling.
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