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Kanazawa Part 2 – Places to visit and eating out

In Part 1 of my Kanazawa blog I wrote about “Visiting our family grave in Kanazawa“. In this post I’ll be sharing with you the places we visited and the delicious food we had. Kanazawa Station When you exit out of Kanazawa station you will see a big beautiful red gate that welcomes you to the… Continue reading Kanazawa Part 2 – Places to visit and eating out

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Kanazawa Part 1 – Visiting our Family Grave in Kanazawa

We decided to go to Kanazawa to pay a visit to my husband’s grandfather’s grave. My husband’s family is from Kanazawa which is located on the west coast of Japan. I absolutely love Kanazawa. It is a really good place to experience some Japanese history. Hokuriku Shinkansen We took the Hokuriku Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo to Kanazawa.… Continue reading Kanazawa Part 1 – Visiting our Family Grave in Kanazawa

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Hato Bus Tour Around Yamanashi

In Japan there are many different kinds of bus tours running from Tokyo. My mother-in-law always talks about the exciting places she has been to using these buses. So I decided to try one out with my workmate. We decided to go on a tour with Hato Bus Tours around Yamanashi. Hato Bus Tours is the… Continue reading Hato Bus Tour Around Yamanashi

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Taiwan Summer Vacation – Part 4

For the last couple of days in Taiwan we visited a bunch of must-do tourist activities in Taipei. These are the places we went to. National Palace Museum The National Palace Museum is located further away from the city. We luckily had some friends with a car who kindly drove us there. The museum had… Continue reading Taiwan Summer Vacation – Part 4

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Taiwan Summer Vacation – Part 3

Taiwan is a big foodie country. Basically everything we had was tasty and cheap. The food in Taiwan seemed different to Chinese food. I felt the food was less oily. We enjoyed the food in most restuarnts we walked into and here’s a few I’d like to share. Black and Pearl Teas We throughly enjoyed the cold teas in… Continue reading Taiwan Summer Vacation – Part 3

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Taiwan Summer Vacation – Part 2

Day 2 of our Taiwan trip we visited Jiefun. Jiefun is about 40 minutes drive from Taipei city. I knew of this little mountainous town from watching “Spirited Away”. It is said that Miyazaki Hayao was inspired by the town when making Spirited Away. Some of the scenes from the movie resembles parts of Jiefun especially the… Continue reading Taiwan Summer Vacation – Part 2