SIEM REAP | Cambodia Travel Video

Hi guys! I’m taking a break from blogging the rest of our Japan adventure. Meanwhile, let me share with you a video of our recent trip to Cambodia. The temples are breathtaking! I truly felt like I was transported back in time. Sadly, due to time and harsh impact of tropical sunshine and monsoon rains, some parts of the temples are falling apart. Restorations are in progress … Continue reading SIEM REAP | Cambodia Travel Video

Japan Adventures – Shinjuku Gyoen, Meiji Jingu, Takeshita Street

We were supposed to go to Fuji Five Lakes this day. I pre-booked a  bus going to Kawaguchiko station from Shinjuku bus terminal. Unfortunately, we were a few minutes late and we missed the bus. Since we were already in Shinjuku area, we just explored the area. Shinjuku Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden Shinjuku Gyoen was constructed on the site of a private mansion belonging to … Continue reading Japan Adventures – Shinjuku Gyoen, Meiji Jingu, Takeshita Street

Japan Adventures – Asakusa and Akihabara

ASAKUSA Asakusa is one of Tokyo’s districts where an atmosphere of old Tokyo survives. It’s main attraction is Sensoji Temple, a Buddhist temple built in the 17th century. The legend says that in the year 628, two brothers fished a statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy, out of the Sumida River, and even though they put the statue back into the river, it always … Continue reading Japan Adventures – Asakusa and Akihabara

Japan Adventures – Shibuya Crossing and Ueno Park

Hi guys! So this is how it will go, I will be featuring the places we went to in Japan two at a time in chronological order. SHIBUYA We arrived kind of late so I figured it would be best to go somewhere we can relax and just go people watching after a long flight. Shibuya is famous for its scramble crossing. I think this … Continue reading Japan Adventures – Shibuya Crossing and Ueno Park

Gastronomic Adventures in Japan

I was never a fan of Japanese food. I know it’s dumb but when people say Japanese food, I only think about sushi, cold and raw and the possibility of contracting parasites when it isn’t prepared right. However, my view of the Japanese cuisine changed when we went to Japan last week. I LOVED everything we ate there! I even dared to try eating sushi … Continue reading Gastronomic Adventures in Japan

Japan Travel Video

We recently traveled to Japan to celebrate my birthday. Japan is truly an amazing country. Skyscrapers and city lights meet shrines and gardens. It preserves as much as it reinvents. The food is scrumptious, people are nice, the weather is favorable. Definitely a country worth visiting. My birthweek was definetly well spent. Check out our Japan travel video! 😊 Japan Travel Vlog from Rain Javier … Continue reading Japan Travel Video