USA: Hawaii

Oahu The weather was tropical, as to be expected when we arrived, however, it was immediately evident that we were back in the US with the underfunded public transport. The bus finally arrived after 40 or so minutes, and we made our way –stopping every block– into Honolulu. We booked a hostel in the epicenter … More USA: Hawaii

Japan: Tokyo

We arrived in the outskirts of Tokyo after our long trip from Sendai. We made our way to our hostel in Asakusa via a long, cross city subway ride, got a couple beers, and called it a day. We spent our second day walking, quite a bit, around town. Our first stop was the Buddhist … More Japan: Tokyo

Japan: The North

We arrived on Japan’s frigid northern island, Hokkaido, at a pretty reasonable hour due to our miserably early flight out of Osaka. Upon landing at the New Chitose airport we made our way to Sapporo, the island’s largest city and the capital of the prefecture, some 30km north. There was a good meter and a … More Japan: The North