Surrounded by forest and guarded by the large complex of temples, lies the mausoleum of Tokugawa Ieyasu. Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, Toshogu is a must do visit north of Tokyo, for all those passionate about history, culture, crafts, and nature. Around the... read more
Kashiya Yokochō is the Japanese name for a small shopping area in Kawagoe, known in English as Candy Alley. North from the traditional warehouse district streets, a sweets paradise awaits for those venturing to Kawagoe. Traditional Japanese sweets The major... read more
Countless, are the times in my life I passed next to the most famous landmark of Barcelona, take a photo and showed it to friends from other countries. The temple attracts thousands of visitors every year from every corner of the World, but I’ve never been... read more
It was my last trip as an expat in Japan. The paradise islands from Okinawa. Just a 3 hour flight from Tokyo, it makes a perfect escape for the local tourists, and for those with time who venture to explore other parts of Japan. A trip we planned for 3 days in the... read more
Shinjuku, my second residence has the red light district of Tokyo, and despite it’s bad reputation, Kabukicho was once my playground. Saying it that way seems that I’m the night king of the sleepless town, but that’s not what I meant. The truth is,... read more
During my residence in Tokyo for the last years, at the beginning I was focused just in getting at the japanese life pace level, and after that, it was moment to search for a part time job, known as arubaito or baito in Japan. As an international student in Japan, the... read more
Travel consultant and writer. Degree in Tourism management and master's degree in Travel Journalism. Lived and studied in Tokyo for three years, where I started my journal blog Hype in Tokyo. I maintained the name from that period in Tokyo for my travel projects as a memento of where it all started.