Category: Virtual trip to Japan 2020

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Virtual Japan – Day 2 – Glimpses of Tokyo

Breakfast Hotdog anyone? Every day offers a new discovery in such a unique culture as Japan’s, and I love the amazing opportunity to get to know more about what the locals do and what their regular day looks like.   The first surprise was the breakfast menu at the Hotel Henn-na, “The Hotdog Morning Plate”, with toppings that included Sauerkraut and relish. It was … Read More Virtual Japan – Day 2 – Glimpses of Tokyo

Virtual Japan – Day 1 – Part 2 – Tokyo Hotel & Dining

Don’t touch the robots! I stayed in Tokyo for a night before continuing on to Nagano Prefecture. I don’t think I was prepared for the kind of reception I got at the hotel. Play the video below to see and hear for yourself… The “Don’t touch the robots” phrase, as it turned out, came up a few times while in Japan, especially in Tokyo. … Read More Virtual Japan – Day 1 – Part 2 – Tokyo Hotel & Dining

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Virtual Japan – Day 1 – Part 1 – Arrival

Who’s flying to Japan?! Meeeeee !!!!! The flight was very pleasant. Service was superb and thank the caring and quiet ways of the crew I slept most of it until the gradually increasing cabin lights simulating sunrise came on (another amazing feature of the Boeing 787) Because of this, not many pictures were taken during the flight 😉 Introduction Ok, this is how I … Read More Virtual Japan – Day 1 – Part 1 – Arrival

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Virtual trip to Japan, taking off right now

As many of you may know, we and a group of 10 lucky people would be in Japan right now, enjoying our scheduled “Mindfulness in Nature & Forest Therapy Retreat” in Nagano, Japan. The birthplace of Shinrin-yoku. Obviously, due to the current situation we were forced to reschedule our retreat for next year (more info here) We thought that it would be fun to … Read More Virtual trip to Japan, taking off right now