Category Archives: Big Trips

Yokohama, (Japan)

“The first port in Japan opened to the outside world at the end of the feudal Edo period” Believe it or not, as possibly you have not even heard of this city before, it is the most populous in Japan, … Continue reading

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Nikko, (Japan)

“Never say ‘kekkō’ until you’ve seen Nikkō (kekkō meaning beautiful)” Our second of the day trips from our base in Tokyo was for this incredible place, the first touch to the “real Japan”, although I’ve already known this when I … Continue reading

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Nagoya, (Japan)

“Chū (middle) + kyō (capital), the Middle Capital”, “Nagoyaka, meaning peaceful” Our first destination from our main base in Tokyo, we come to one of the “newest” and thriving cities in Japan, Nagoya. A city almost entirely devastated during WWII, including … Continue reading

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Tokyo, (Japan)

“Edo”, “Town for Otaku”, “Tō (east) and Kyō (capital)”, “The East Capital” It’s been almost 5 years since the first and only only time I’ve been to Japan. It was October 2012 when we found great tickets on an odd open-jaw combination. … Continue reading

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Tarangire and Ngorongoro, (Tanzania)

“The largest unbroken volcano crater in the world”, “The Garden of Eden” If coming from incredible Zanzibar was already a top experience in life, coming for the first time to a safari this completes a fascinating trip to Tanzania. Not only … Continue reading

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Zanzibar, (Tanzania)

“Persian Zang-bār: Black Coast”, “The Pearl of Africa” Reaching our final destination (for now) after a flight tour through Europe and Oman, we finally touch down in Zanzibar. Our very first time in Tanzania, and actually, the first time in … Continue reading

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Muscat, (Oman)

“Cryptus Portus (the Hidden Port)”, “Moscha Portus” Continuing on our journey bound for Tanzania, this is our second intermediary stop after Luxembourg City and Nancy. Muscat it is then for the entire day since the very early morning until the … Continue reading

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Nancy, (France)

“Nanciacum”, “Not touched with impunity”, “Capitale de l’Est” Here we are once again at the brink of a longer and far holiday destination. Aiming for Tanzania as end point, however, on a very odd way that can easily make anyone … Continue reading

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