Winter is coming – 冬到来

11 Dec 2012   Japan

Just right after Halloween had ended, the enterprises in Japan switched their decoration to Christmas inspired themes. So starting from November I could listen to Christmas songs while I went shopping, and admire Santa Claus figurines advertising the latest products. Autumn is known to be the finest season in Kyoto and therefore thousands of domestic and international […]

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Fukuoka – 福岡

29 Aug 2012   Japan

This morning I left my hostel and took a local train to get closer to the highway. I took a 30-minutes walk to the next Service Area (サービスエリア). Accessing it was easy and legal. Like a miracle it just took me less than 5 minutes until a truck driver picked me up.

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Field Trip with Japanese High School Students

19 Jun 2012   Japan

Our university offered for international students to participate in a field trip with students from Shibuya (渋谷). The Junior High School students came to Kyoto for a weekend excursion and on Sunday international students joined their tour in order to improve their English communication skills.

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The Local Temple

16 Mar 2011   China

On Sunday we visited the local temple. A very beautiful place full of knowledge and wisdom.

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Yonghe Temple, Temple of Confucius & Wangfujing

25 Feb 2011   China

Very spiritual sightseeing today: at first we visited a buddhist temple, then we explored the Temple of Confucius. After that, delicious food.

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