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April 11, 2019

Cherry Blossom viewing in Berlin 2019

Cherry Blossom viewing in Berlin 2019

In case you can’t go to Japan for the cherry blossom season, you can still enjoy the feeling in Berlin. On April 14th, the Gärten der Welt will open their doors for the annual Kirschblütenfest (cherry blossom festival).

March 17, 2019

The Japan Rail Pass

The Japan Rail Pass

Did we mention we love trains? Japan has some of the finest in the world, and with the Japan Rail Pass almost all of them are yours. Here’s what you need to know.

February 21, 2019

Japan Travel Basics

Japan Travel Basics

I admit that we’ve been to Japan a few times. That hardly makes us experts on the subject. Still, people have kept asking about those trips; so we decided to share what we know.

October 17, 2018

Tokyu Hands

Tokyu Hands

In Japan, almost every city has its own unsung wonderland: It’s called Tokyu Hands. To call it a “store” would be an understatement: A typical incarnation will sell everything that isn’t edible, and then some.

October 10, 2018

Zen Shibuya

Zen Shibuya

We’ve first been to Zen when we had an Airbnb in the area and didn’t want to hunt around for a lunch place. We’ve always had a soft spot for udon noodles: Compared to the better known, all-popular ramen they are thicker, more substantial and more “native Japanese”. They come in as many variations as ramen, though.