JAPAN DIARY: Kyoto (Moga Moga Café, Fushimi Inari-taisha, Bamboo Grove, Gion)

  When speaking about Kyoto there is obviously one thing that always pops up. Sightseeing. Of course we did some of it but not before having a calm and cozy breakfast. Thanks to the Machiya rental via Airbnb we had a voucher for a meal at the cute Moga Moga café which was located almost next door.  The interior…

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JAPAN DIARY: OKINAWA ISLAND (NAHA)

There is a reason why we decided to book a trip to Okinawa. A couple of weeks before going on our Japan trip, we felt more like a relaxing beach vacation so we checked our options and discovered that flying from Tokyo to Okinawa was not only not that long (2,5 hours) but also not…

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Japan Diary: Tokyo (Daikanyama, Shibuya, Kamiyamacho, Yojogi Park )

Planning our trip was so much easier thanks to our friend Doriana. Having spent her honeymoon travelling through Japan, she had such great in-depth knowledge which she had put in one compact email. It was so informative and mouth-watering; just like the recipes she is blogging about on her blog Nero di Seppia. Except from the flight tickets which…

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Strolling Around in Shibuya / Tokyo (Video)

Before I share our detailed travel map with all the who, what, when, where and whys, I would like to begin with a quick video from our first walk through Shibuya / Tokyo. We arrived on a Saturday morning at 10am local time after an overnight flight from Munich. The little bird had slept during…

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Travelling Too Light

A major growth spurt, growing teeth, me having the flu…yes, sometimes it just comes all together. In this case, it’s been perfect timing that I had already planned a trip for myself and Thiago to go home and visit my mom. However, in moments like that, it’s what I love to do anyway.With being expats,…

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The Dooky

When having a baby there are so many things to get which is quite overwhelming. I figured out that splitting all items in two groups worked the best for me. There was the important gear that was (or at least it seemed) absolutely essential and the things that were “nice to have” but which could…

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