Tokyo sights

Odaiba Statue of Liberty

I previous posts I have mentioned already that Tokyo is a humongous bustling city with so many activities. I have already written about the vistas from which you can check out the Tokyo from above. As well as, all the cool restaurants and cafes I have been to 🙂 So in this post, I will … Read more

Tokyo from above – city vistas

Tokyo Skytree

When I was walking around Tokyo, my legs could feel how big the city was. But it was the second I got on top of the first high building when I realized that Tokyo is not big, it humongous. Tokyo deserves the title of the most populous metropolitan area in the world! First time in … Read more


Tokyo Tower

It is finally time to visit the capital! Tokyo has been Japans capital since 1869. Tokyo Metropolis is the most populous metropolitan area in the world! It is humongous! It was the first city I have been to that I could not see the end of, even while standing on the observation deck 450m above … Read more



Hakone is a famous hot spring town, which is one of the reasons why I decided to go there. I needed a break from running like crazy all around Japan. It is close to Tokyo, hence the popularity. During nice weather, it is possible to see Mt. Fuji from there! It looks so cool! I … Read more



Nara was the first permanent capital of Japan in 710. It moved later to Nagaoka and then to Kyoto. It was one of the best places I have been to in Japan, right after Kyoto. Not only because of the picturesque scenery and temples but also because of free-roaming deer that you could meet on … Read more

Central Kyoto

Nijo castle

In central Kyoto, you can find two of the most important tourist sites in the city: the Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle, as well as a few smaller sights and attractions. Nijo castle Nijo Castle was built in 1603 by the first Shogun of the Edo Shogunate, Ieyasu Tokugawa. After the shogunate fell, it was … Read more

Downtown Kyoto

Nishiki Market

Let’s start our Kyoto visit from downtown. As I wrote before, Kyoto has so many places to visit and see, that it is impossible to do it during a day or two. It is usually a good idea to start from downtown as most probably you will stay in the hotel nearby and it’s an … Read more



Himeji Castle The place is best known for its white castle – Himeji castle. It is called Hakuro-jo or Shirasagi-jo (“White Egret Castle” or “White Heron Castle”) for its white exterior and appearance of a bird taking flight.  What is impressive about it, is that the castle survived the flow of time, the bombing of … Read more

Day in Miyajima


Miyajima, also known as Itsukushima, was one of the best places I have visited in Japan. It is an island right next to Hiroshima that is well-known around the world for its red Great Torii Gate. There are many temples around and deers walking everywhere!! If I could I would gladly spend there more time. … Read more

Vallø Slot

Vallø Slot

Having decided to go all around the places I visited in the summer, straight from Stevns Klint I drove to Vallø Slot. Just simple change of seasons gives the place totally different look. Well this might be also due to a fact that no one is crazy enough to visit a castle 6am on Saturday … Read more