Visiting temples and shrines

Let me briefly describe essential steps and manners concerning visiting Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in Japan. While there is no strict dress code when visiting shrines and temples, it is recommended to be appropriately dressed to show respect at a place of worship. How to visit a temple Behave calmly and respectfully. Show your […]

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Kyoto Gozan Okuribi 京都五山送り火

Daimonji Yaki, also commonly known as Daimonji Gozan Okuribi, is a festival that forms part of the Obon celebrations in Kyoto. Enormous bonfires are set alight on five mountains in Kyoto in the shape of Chinese characters and other symbols to help guide our ancestors back to the spiritual world after Obon. It is believed […]

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Moyai Statue モヤイ像

The Moyai statue near JR Shibuya Station is a well-known meeting spot for those passing through the station. Though it resembles the Moai figures of Easter Island, the statue’s name is spelled differently. The story of the Chuken Hachiko (Hachi the loyal dog) statue nearby is widely known. But the origins of the Moyai statue […]

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Traveling Through Asia – Day 1-2-2019

It’s funny how we think that we are the ones who chose our destination; it’s not a real thing. To tell the truth, I never even thought about to visit those 2 cities. The funny moment is that I was gifted with Petronas towers replica a long time ago. That I couldn’t finish assembling, so […]

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Traveling Through Asia – Day 3 -2019

TUN ABDUL RAZAK, HERITAGE PARK (formerly known as Lake Gardens) I did hear that you need at least a day to conquer this place. But I was too arrogant and thought that I’d do it in 2 hours. Naive me … we went there at 10 and finally went out at 15.00, and I can’t […]

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Why Busan,and not Seoul.

That’s simple, favorite things in Busan – Sea, eomuk, less touristy… and MEN. Specifically, men from Busan. Let me explain to you more detailed.  Sea Eomuk or Odeng 어묵(오뎅) Even traditional cuisine is more delicious in Busan rather than in Seoul. Maybe I’m biased. But also, even if ahjumma was rude towards me (wasn’t the […]

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Kurama / Kibune

As I wrote in “Destinations,” Kurama is one of my favorite places. Because it feels like a town out of fairy tail: small, green, mysterious. The first time I was there, Japan had a typhoon Jebi, so before we went to the airport, I got a call from my mother who was simply terrified. The […]

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Nara Vol. 1.

Let’s start with the most popular one and the nevertheless than with the most significant wooden structures in the world.  1-Todaiji Temple Most mentioned and most photographed place in Nara, located in the heart of the city. Park is home to history, culture, and nature. Highlights include watching the park’s roe deer wander the woods […]

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MyAsia – Blogger, Geek and YouTouber from Busan, South Korea.

You know that we all like to browse Instagram or YouTube, but usually, we are drawn to a topic that is interesting for us. Many European are fascinated and drawn to Asia. South Korea and Japan are favorite topics for the last five years. And me being nosy as I am, I made research before […]

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