Tokyo with the Shinkansen April 5th 2010 Tokyo with the Shinkansen
On monday it was time for me to visit the capital of Japan, Tokyo. I had prior to my arrival in Japan purchased a Japan rail pass so I was able to catch the Shinkansen bullet train from Osaka.
The day started of early as I had a train to catch from the huge new Osaka train station. Before boarding the train I bought the obligatory bento lunch box and ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Akihabara 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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