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Travel: Destinations, Accomodations, Transport

Sacred Torii off the shores of Miyajima, one of icons of Japan.

Taking a Road Trip in Japan

Travelling in Japan always gives me a peaceful feeling. The countryside is tranquil and even in more crowded cities, there’s a certain order to the madness. Not to mention all the onsen I can look forward to. Our trip to western Japan was one of my most enjoyable, for the sheer variety of sites. The area is also known as Chugoku, meaning “central country”, which seems to be a misnomer because it’s on the western part of the main island of Honshu.

Sacred Torii off the shores of Miyajima, one of icons of Japan.

Taking a Road Trip in Japan

Travelling in Japan always gives me a peaceful feeling. The countryside is tranquil and even in more crowded cities, there’s a certain order to the madness. Not to mention all the onsen I can look forward to. Our trip to western Japan was one of my most enjoyable, for the sheer variety of sites. The area is also known as Chugoku, meaning “central country”, which seems to be a misnomer because it’s on the western part of the main island of Honshu.

One of four castles in Neckarsteinach, taken with an Olympus E5.

Germany’s Castle Route

Germany’s Castle Route is a picturesque exploration of a selection of charming towns and villages. Coming from urban Singapore, the rural landscape was an idyllic change, with wide open spaces, cows, horses, relaxed people quaffing beer, village fetes and not

One of four castles in Neckarsteinach, taken with an Olympus E5.

Germany’s Castle Route

Germany’s Castle Route is a picturesque exploration of a selection of charming towns and villages. Coming from urban Singapore, the rural landscape was an idyllic change, with wide open spaces, cows, horses, relaxed people quaffing beer, village fetes and not