Hiroshima Day 2: Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima

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Here is another blog entry from the #9DaysJapanBackpacking series! Today’s post is about our memorable day spent in Miyajima Island in Hiroshima Prefecture. Click here to read our first day in Hiroshima.

VIDEOJapan Travel Vlog 5: Miyajima Island (宮島) + Hobonichi Techo With Me ⛩

We had a quick forest bathing.

Vintage & original Japanese souvenir jackets from JLM-STORE.com

Breakfast in our airbnb. Made pancakes using the special Kyushu pancake mix!

How to go to Miyajima from JR Hiroshima station: 

Take the JR Sanyo Line to Miyajimaguchi station. From that station, walk to the JR Ferry port and buy tickets.

I had been waiting for this day.

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Harajuku Cafe-Hopping with Tokyo Sweets Project!

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Last weekend, I was invited by Tokyo Sweets Project to do cafe-hopping together with Mochi Sucre.

I rarely go to Harajuku now as I often prefer quiter places in Tokyo / Saitama but it also felt refreshing to go back to the place I used to frequent to. Harajuku has changed a lot, haha.

10 Things To Do in Harajuku video by Me & Yumi-san

Just a teaser photo of our day 🙂

The weather forecast was it was going to rain.. but it was too sunny, lolol~

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Nagasaki Day 2: The Colorful Huis Ten Bosch in Sasebo 🌷

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Here’s my blog entry about Huis Ten Bosch, a.k.a. Nagasaki’s own Disneyland!

It’s such a colorful place so imagine my overflowing excitement for this day! Utter happiness, 皆さん!Hahaha!

After spending the night at Nagasaki, we woke up early to visit the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

I had many emotions after leaving the museum & exploring the Peace Park.

I felt sad upon learning and seeing the results of war / the terrifying aftermath of the atomic bomb. I felt relieved / happy (not sure if this is the correct adjective..) because it was so amazing how Japan had risen from such terrible incident. You would not even imagine that decades ago, Nagasaki was hell and not as colorful as these photos in this blog entry.

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