KAGOSHIMA CITY (鹿児島)

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  • I was in Kagoshima City: on April 16, 2013.
  • Number of recommended days: in a day you can visit it, including Sakurajima if you hurry up.
  • My score: 2/5.

Kagoshima is a city of just over 600,000 inhabitants, the most important in southern Kyushu by population. Although there are few foreign tourists who come to these lands, those who we want to explore the country in depth and many Japanese are interested in it because: Continue reading “KAGOSHIMA CITY (鹿児島)”

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION IN KYUSHU: WHEN TO GO, DANGERS AND ANNOYANCES, TRANSPORT

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WHEN TO GO AND INCONVENIENCES

Kyushu very deserves a section on “when to go”, or rather, on “when not to go”. This unfortunately is related to the other part of the statement, the possible dangers or inconveniences, and that is because perhaps the worst time to go to Kyushu is right now Continue reading “ESSENTIAL INFORMATION IN KYUSHU: WHEN TO GO, DANGERS AND ANNOYANCES, TRANSPORT”

MAKATI: DANGERS, WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO SLEEP, EAT, PARTY AND GO SHOPPING

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Makati is certainly not the most attractive place in the country, although it may be the least unpleasant spot in Manila, and since it is very likely that at some point we will have to go through the city, we will have to do something during the hours or days we spend here. Continue reading “MAKATI: DANGERS, WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO SLEEP, EAT, PARTY AND GO SHOPPING”

THINGS AND FACTS THAT WERE TRUE IN CHINA AND NO LONGER ARE (OR AT LEAST NOT THAT MUCH)

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Almost any country has its more or less black legends. Without mentioning the stereotypes, that “in Spain it is always warm” or that “in Thailand they put drugs in your suitcase” is something that everyone has ever told us; it is true that legends usually have a basis of reality, either because what happened was once isolated time and was generalized later, or because it was something that used to happen and stopped doing it. If there is a country that takes the cake in terms of legends, that is China, and it is for the second reason: there are many things that until recently were true and no longer are, or at least, are not so much as before. Continue reading “THINGS AND FACTS THAT WERE TRUE IN CHINA AND NO LONGER ARE (OR AT LEAST NOT THAT MUCH)”