On August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber dropped the first atomic bomb over an inhabited city. At 08:16 local time, Hiroshima disappeared from the map. But Japan did not think about surrendering just yet.
For almost four centuries, Kyoto was the capital of Japan. It’s impossible to get an impression on just one day, but after all the detours of the super typhoon, I was forced to do so…
A ropeway over a crater landscape, poisonous gases and black eggs… that’s the volcanic valley of Ōwakudani!
In 522 goddess Benzaiten emerged the island of Enoshima from the sea and chased a dragon away. We don’t know if that’s true, but Enoshima is a top spot for tourists and nature lovers today 🙂
In Fall 2017 I traveled through Japan for three and a half weeks. How are the country and the people? How do you get around? Do you really have to be rich to see Japan? All the questions and all the answers are in this post 🙂
After the last two long-distance bus rides I was not too interested in covering the last leg of my trip through South Korea by bus again. So I took the train from Gyeongju to Busan. Wait, Train to Busan? I hope it also works without all the Zombies… 😉
Andong is a town for South Korean standards. Why did I go to a town? To experience traditional Korean culture 🙂
Seoul – that doesn’t just mean Gangnam Style, shopping and neon lights, but also racoons and temples 😉
Going to South Korea? I’ve collected all the important things I have learned during my two weeks in the country 🙂
The first ten days of my mini trip around the world have passed, and it’s time to post something again 🙂 My first stop to was Beijing, the capital of China, and in this post you can read what has happened while I was there.