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FancyLampshade
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Spain
member since
22 February 2016
nationality
New Zealand, Spain
languages
Catalan, English, French, Spanish
job
Computer, Freelance
interests
Arts, Bonsai, Books, Calligraphy, Collecting, Computer, Cooking, Cycling, Dining out, Dolls, Gardening, History, Ikebana, Internet, Kites, Martial Arts, Hiking, Museums, Nature, Onsen, Origami, Painting, Philosophy, Photographs, Poetry, Politics, Pottery, Railroads, Religion, Ski, Society, Swimming, Tea Ceremony, Theatre, Travel, Walking, Writing

travel reports

japan travel profile
how often
five times
how long
more than two months
travel budget
very low (under 5,000 yen per day and person)
travel pace
slow
travel style
individual travel
travel interests
Shrines and Temples, Castles, Gardens, Historic Towns, Museums, Arts and Crafts, Modern Cities, Popular Culture, Industry, Outdoor, Hot Springs, Flowers, Wintersports, Festivals, Food
accommodation used
Minshuku
Hostel
Capsule Hotel
Business Hotel
Ryokan
transportation used
Train
City Bus
Highway Bus
Overnight Bus
Shinkansen
Domestic Flight
Car
Ferry
Bicycle
Taxi
tickets used
Japan Bus Pass
Seishun 18 Kippu
destinations visited
Aizu
Akiyoshidai
Boso Peninsula
Chichibu
Dewa Sanzan
Fukushima
Hagi
Hiraizumi
Hiroshima
Inuyama
Izumo
Kamakura
Kirishima
Kiso Valley
Kitakyushu
Kumamoto
Kurashiki
Matsue
Matsumoto
Nagasaki
Narita
Okinawa Island
Sakata
Shimabara Peninsula
Takachiho
Tsuwano
Yamadera
Yamaguchi
Yutoku Inari
Arita and Imari
Dazaifu
Fuji Five Lakes
Fukuyama
Hikone
Himeji
Kagoshima
Kawagoe
Kinugawa Onsen
Kitakami
Kyoto
Miyazaki
Morioka
Naruko
Nikko
Okayama
Saga
Saitama
Satsuma Peninsula
Tokyo
Uji
Fukuoka
Iga Ueno
Iwakuni
Kaminoyama Onsen
Kanazawa
Kawasaki
Kobe
Matsushima
Miyajima
Nagoya
Nara
Onomichi
Sendai
Takaoka
Toyama
Osaka
Kairakuen
sightseeing spots visited
Fukushima Museum (Aizu)
Mount Nokogiriyama (Boso Peninsula)
Haguro-san (Dewa Sanzan)
Caves (Fuji Five Lakes)
Hoto Noodles (Fuji Five Lakes)
Iyashi no Sato (Fuji Five Lakes)
Aiba Waterway (Hagi)
Daishoin Temple (Hagi)
Former Castle Town (Hagi)
Tokoji Temple (Hagi)
Mount Shosha (Himeji)
Hiroshima Castle (Hiroshima)
Peace Park (Hiroshima)
Kintai-kyo Bridge (Iwakuni)
Sakurajima (Kagoshima)
Shiroyama Park (Kagoshima)
Hiking Trails (Kamakura)
Jomyoji Temple (Kamakura)
Hot Springs (Kinugawa Onsen)
Hiking in Kirishima (Kirishima)
Kirishima Onsen (Kirishima)
Narai (Kiso Valley)
TOTO Museum (Kitakyushu)
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (Kobe)
Hearn Residence (Kumamoto)
Kumamoto Castle (Kumamoto)
Suizenji Garden (Kumamoto)
Canal Area (Kurashiki)
Ginkakuji (Kyoto)
Philosopher's Path (Kyoto)
Hearn Residence (Matsue)
Matsue Castle (Matsue)
Samurai District (Matsue)
Daio Wasabi Farm (Matsumoto)
Nakamachi (Matsumoto)
Museum of History (Miyajima)
Senjokaku (Miyajima)
Heiwadai Park (Miyazaki)
Confucian Shrine (Nagasaki)
Nagasaki Museum of History (Nagasaki)
Sofukuji Temple (Nagasaki)
Toyota Related Sights (Nagoya)
Naritasan Temple (Narita)
Kanmangafuchi Abyss (Nikko)
Taiyuin (Nikko)
Korakuen Garden (Okayama)
Nakagusuku Castle (Okinawa Island)
Nakamura Residence (Okinawa Island)
Prefectural Museum (Okinawa Island)
Sefa Utaki (Okinawa Island)
Shikinaen Garden (Okinawa Island)
Shuri Castle (Okinawa Island)
Tamaudun (Okinawa Island)
Omiya Bonsai Village (Saitama)
Chiran Samurai District (Satsuma Peninsula)
Mount Unzen (Shimabara Peninsula)
Amano Iwato Shrine (Takachiho)
Takachiho Gorge (Takachiho)
Akihabara (Tokyo)
Asakusa (Tokyo)
Edo Open Air Museum (Tokyo)
Edo-Tokyo Museum (Tokyo)
Kappabashi Street (Tokyo)
Odaiba (Tokyo)
Tokyo Water Bus (Tokyo)
Inari Shrine (Tsuwano)
Old Town (Tsuwano)
Tsuruga Castle (Aizu)
Arita Town (Arita and Imari)
National Museum (Dazaifu)
Lake Saiko (Fuji Five Lakes)
Sengen Shrine (Fuji Five Lakes)
Hagiyaki Pottery (Hagi)
Genkyuen Garden (Hikone)
Motsuji Temple (Hiraizumi)
Hiroshima Downtown (Hiroshima)
Basho Memorials (Iga Ueno)
Ninja Museum (Iga Ueno)
Iwakuni Castle (Iwakuni)
Izumo Taisha (Izumo)
Museum of Ancient Izumo (Izumo)
Jochiji Temple (Kamakura)
Tokeiji Temple (Kamakura)
Kairakuen Garden (Kairakuen)
Kenrokuen (Kanazawa)
City Museum (Kawagoe)
Honmaru Goten (Kawagoe)
Nihon Minkaen (Kawasaki)
River Cruise (Kinugawa Onsen)
Kirishima Shrine (Kirishima)
Kokura Castle (Kitakyushu)
Hyogo Museum of Art (Kobe)
Meriken Park (Kobe)
Ohashi House (Kurashiki)
Fushimi Inari Shrine (Kyoto)
Gion Matsuri (Kyoto)
Kibune (Kyoto)
Kurama (Kyoto)
Nijo Castle (Kyoto)
Adachi Museum of Art (Matsue)
Matsumoto Castle (Matsumoto)
Walking Trails (Miyajima)
Miyazaki Shrine (Miyazaki)
Prefectural Museum (Miyazaki)
Chinatown (Nagasaki)
Dejima (Nagasaki)
Dutch Slope (Nagasaki)
Kofukuji Temple (Nagasaki)
Meganebashi Bridge (Nagasaki)
Futarasan Shrine (Nikko)
Okayama Castle (Okayama)
Katsuren Castle (Okinawa Island)
War Memorials (Okinawa Island)
Kita (Umeda) (Osaka)
Osaka Castle (Osaka)
Hikawa Shrine (Saitama)
Prefectural Museum (Saitama)
Aoba Castle (Sendai)
Unzen Onsen (Shimabara Peninsula)
Zuiryuji Temple (Takaoka)
Government Building (Tokyo)
Imperial Palace (Tokyo)
Nakano Broadway (Tokyo)
Sensoji Temple (Tokyo)
Takaosan (Tokyo)
Tokyo National Museum (Tokyo)
Ueno Park (Tokyo)
Uji River (Uji)
Uji Tea (Uji)
Rurikoji Temple (Yamaguchi)
Yamaguchi Daijingu (Yamaguchi)
Iimoriyama (Aizu)
Hitsujiyama Park (Chichibu)
Tenmangu Shrine (Dazaifu)
Chureito Pagoda (Fuji Five Lakes)
Fukuoka Castle Ruins (Fukuoka)
Ohori Park (Fukuoka)
Shofukuji Temple (Fukuoka)
Fukuyama Castle (Fukuyama)
Hagi Castle (Hagi)
Hikone Castle (Hikone)
Himeji Castle (Himeji)
Chusonji Temple (Hiraizumi)
Takadachi Gikeido (Hiraizumi)
Ueno Castle (Iga Ueno)
Inuyama Castle (Inuyama)
Kikko Park (Iwakuni)
Beaches (Kamakura)
Great Buddha (Kamakura)
Zeniarai Benten (Kamakura)
Warehouse District (Kawagoe)
Moji Port (Kitakyushu)
Chinatown (Kobe)
Mount Rokko (Kobe)
Gion (Kyoto)
Heian Shrine (Kyoto)
Kinkakuji (Kyoto)
Kyoto Station (Kyoto)
Kyoto Tower (Kyoto)
Maruyama Park (Kyoto)
Yasaka Shrine (Kyoto)
Entsuin Temple (Matsushima)
Fukuura Island (Matsushima)
Godaido (Matsushima)
Matsushima Bay (Matsushima)
Daisho-in Temple (Miyajima)
Itsukushima Shrine (Miyajima)
Aoshima Island (Miyazaki)
Atsuta Shrine (Nagoya)
JR Central Towers (Nagoya)
Midland Square (Nagoya)
Sakae (Nagoya)
Kasuga Taisha (Nara)
Kofukuji Temple (Nara)
Nara Park (Nara)
Shinkyo Bridge (Nikko)
Toshogu Shrine (Nikko)
Kibi Plain (Okayama)
Kokusaidori (Okinawa Island)
Tsuboya District (Okinawa Island)
Temple Walk (Onomichi)
Umeda Sky Building (Osaka)
Sankyo Warehouses (Sakata)
Shimabara Castle (Shimabara Peninsula)
Takachiho Shrine (Takachiho)
Takaoka Daibutsu (Takaoka)
Ameyoko (Tokyo)
Ikebukuro (Tokyo)
Kanda (Tokyo)
Meiji Shrine (Tokyo)
Ryogoku (Tokyo)
Shinjuku (Tokyo)
Tokyo Skytree (Tokyo)
Tokyo Tower (Tokyo)
Maria Seido (Tsuwano)
Byodoin Temple (Uji)
Xavier Church (Yamaguchi)
Lake Kawaguchiko (Fuji Five Lakes)
Castle Road (Hikone)
Hasedera Temple (Kamakura)
Kanazawa Castle (Kanazawa)
Candy Alley (Kawagoe)
Kitain Temple (Kawagoe)
Ivy Square (Kurashiki)
Arashiyama (Kyoto)
Sagano Railway (Kyoto)
Nagoya Castle (Nagoya)
Osu Kannon Temple (Nagoya)
Todaiji Temple (Nara)
Rinnoji Temple (Nikko)
Chiran Tokko Museum (Satsuma Peninsula)
Osaki Hachimangu (Sendai)
Harajuku (Tokyo)
Shibuya (Tokyo)
Yoyogi Park (Tokyo)
Zojoji Temple (Tokyo)
Ujigami Shrine (Uji)
Yasukuni Shrine (Tokyo)