Hello everyone ^^, This Wednesday we (Chris and Erik) went to a kintsugi workshop and set up two damaged Meiji era (1868-1912) sake / tea cups ^^. What is kintsugi? Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is an old Japanese ship of arranging the broken things, making them more beautiful. In kintsugi, broken bowls are reattached … Continue reading Kintsugi workshop in shin-koenji
Month: January 2017
Hello! We are two twenty-something`s who have just graduated and decided to travel Asia for six months, on a very tight budget. We have travelled Japan, and in just under a week seen such a variety of culture. This is a rough guide of how we got through Japan both quickly and (relatively) cheaply! … Continue reading Japan on a budget
Hello everyone ^^, as new volunteers for Yadoya we wanted to contribute something to the blog, so here we go ^^. This is a cliché of travelling, but it's still true so I'm going to say it: it's difficult to believe that we've only been travelling a little over a month. It seems like … Continue reading A month of travel
こんにちは。元気ですか？ Hello everybody!!! Today I will write about my winter break in Tokyo and be volunteering at Yadoya guest house. I am glad that I got an opportunity to come to Tokyo and spend my holiday with these good and kind people. I wish I could do more for them. I did small things … Continue reading My month in Tokyo
This was not my first time to use Seishun 18 Kippu(青春18切符), but my second time. This is under Japan Railway Company, you can use it for whole local or rapid lines under JR for 5 journeys only cost 11850yen, which means 2370yen per journey only. *For more details, please check with Japan Railway Company's website. … Continue reading 3 Days Trip Traveled by Seishun 18 Kippu (青春18切符) — 2016 Summer!
Hello!!! 明けましておめでとう。 My five days trip to Okitsu, Shizuoka. When my Japanese friend asked me to come to her hometown Shizuoka, I was very glad. I am happy to find such good friend. I left for Shizuoka from Shinjuku station and traveled for three hours by local trains. When I arrived I was surprised … Continue reading My trip to Okitsu