TOP PLACES IN TOKYO FOR CHERRY BLOSSOMS (SAKURA HANAMI)

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  • I was there: at the end of March 2013, 5 days.
  • Time needed: as much as you can.
  • My score: 5/5, I did not get tired, nor will I get tired of seeing it.

The Sakura Hanami, which literally means “look at the cherry blossoms”, is one of the favorite events, if not the most important, in this nation. Continue reading “TOP PLACES IN TOKYO FOR CHERRY BLOSSOMS (SAKURA HANAMI)”

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KITAKYUSHU: KAWACHI FUJI-EN GARDEN AND ITS WISTERIA TUNNEL

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  • I was here: April 27th, 2013, and that year the flowering was already ending.
  • Time needed to visit it: one hour.
  • My score: 4/5.

After the pristine beaches in Yoron-to, a post-apocalyptic village in Hashima and a fairy-tale river in Takachiho, now it’s the turn of one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan, which like the previous ones, practically all foreign tourists miss. Continue reading “KITAKYUSHU: KAWACHI FUJI-EN GARDEN AND ITS WISTERIA TUNNEL”

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK

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  • I was here: August 2017.
  • Number of days: 4.
  • Number of recommended days: at least 4.
  • My score: 5/5.

After having toured Vancouver Island for almost 10 days, we arrived at the Olympic Peninsula fearing that the landscapes and surroundings were practically the same as those of their Canadian neighbor. Continue reading “OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK”

VANCOUVER

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  • I was here: August 2017.
  • Number of days: 3.
  • Number of days recommended: I think 2 is enough, unless one wants to see each park and eat in each restaurant.
  • My score: the city 2/5, its parks 4/5.

Sidney, Melbourne, Toronto… if suddenly you appeared in one of their avenues in the city center it would take you a while to know where you are. Vancouver is another of those cities, and as these, it has created itself very good fame: Continue reading “VANCOUVER”