SHIRATANI UNSUIKYO

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This route is, along with Yakusugi Land, the most popular in Yakushima, since it also allows to appreciate huge and ancient cedars next to the path, with a difficulty that can be overcome for most users. Continue reading “SHIRATANI UNSUIKYO”

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DANGERS, PROBLEMS AND ANNOYANCES IN CORON

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As in the rest of The Philippines, the main problem is how unprofessional it can be. Service in the restaurants is slow, transports will try to overcharge us, and travel agencies are the most incompetent: Continue reading “DANGERS, PROBLEMS AND ANNOYANCES IN CORON”

TRANSPORT IN CORON: GETTING AROUND AND HOW TO GET TO AND FROM MANILA, EL NIDO AND SAN JOSE

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FRANCISCO B. REYES AIRPORT

The cheapest company is Cebu Pacific with its low-cost subsidiary Cebgo, the worst I have ever used; their flights are canceled and changed frequently and with little notice, due to weather conditions and to place together passengers from two flights into one. At least, whenever they canceled or changed a flight, which was frequent, they offered us a full refund. Philippines Airlines is a much more reliable option. A third company that I did not use is Skyjet. Continue reading “TRANSPORT IN CORON: GETTING AROUND AND HOW TO GET TO AND FROM MANILA, EL NIDO AND SAN JOSE”

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”