A stroll down the beach at Beppu Bay

In Beppu not only the Onsen and the Jigoku Meguri are worth a look. I had the best weather imaginable when I was visiting and I enjoyed walking beside the beach and sitting there, staring out onto the ocean for a long time. It felt so calm and just happy to sit there, enjoy the…

Beppu and the Jigoku Meguri || Eckendenker

Since last week I am officially a freelance author for “Eckendenker”  and write there (as I do here) about Japan Of course I want to share those articles here with you as well, so I will post a short introduction and link to the original article always “First seen on Eckendenker” (^_^) So here it…

Random Impressions Part 1

Do you like snapshots from Japan? My husband is currently in Japan, Osaka to be exact, and on a regular basis sends me random pictures he takes in the streets or on short trips (but mainly from all the amazing looking food he is eating) and I though “Why not share them on my blog?”…

Looking For A Place To Stay In Tokyo? Try Cozy Shinjuku (コージー新宿).

Originally posted on Etui Trove:
[I receive no payment or compensation for this review. All opinions are entirely mine.] http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2352536 I came across this affordably priced Shinjuku apartment while scouring through Airbnb. So here’s a full review of the place where I stayed for 9 nights during my recent Tokyo trip. 1. Location Location and station proximity description as in Airbnb…

“Kawaii” characters everywhere

In Japan everything is “kawaii” No matter where you look, you’ll find a cute character for foods, as mascots, even posters for public awareness have a cutesy feeling about them. I’m not sure if I might have had a lack of “cute” when I was younger and am craving it for this reason but I…