BEST PLACES FOR RUNNING IN NEW YORK CITY

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Running is on fashion. I did not start when this running fever bloomed a few years ago, but when I became 13 and it was still called “jogging” or just “going for a run”. Continue reading “BEST PLACES FOR RUNNING IN NEW YORK CITY”

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PHILADELPHIA

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  • We were here: September 20, 2014.
  • Recommended number of days: 1. If you are a museums person, then 2.
  • My score: 2/5.

Many Americans I know seem to speak of Philadelphia with affection. They say things like it’s cool, nice… it leads me to think that they are not able to say Continue reading “PHILADELPHIA”

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)”

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”