Day 15 - Back to Singapore
Nagoya

Day 15: Goodbye, and See You Later Japan

2 Weeks of Fun, Laughter, and Walking Everybody loves to go on vacations. Nobody likes the last day of a holiday. It’s the 3rd time we’re having this depressing moment; this “back to reality” realization moment. For some reason our breakfast was extremely bittersweet. Knowing that we’ll never see these canned coffee nor onigiri for …

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Day 14 - Inuyama Castle
Nagoya

Day 14: Inuyama Castle

Castle Hunting Day 2, Inuyama Effectively, it is our last day in Japan. Time flies, we’ve spent two weeks here already. Today, we’re on our way to look for our second castle on this trip, Inuyama Castle. It was a very short journey from Nagoya so we just headed there to see what we could …

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Day 13 - Hikone Castle
Nagoya

Day 13: Hikone Castle

Castle Hunting Day at Hikone, Shiga We are going to visit our 3rd original castle, and its accompanying garden. Hikone Castle is situated in the Shiga Prefecture, and is well known for Japan’s biggest lake, Lake Biwa. The abundant natural environment made it optimal for cattle, hence the famous Ōmi beef in the area. A …

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Day 12 - Takayama
Nagoya

Day 12: Takayama, Home of Hida beef

A Day Out to the Dainty Town of Takayama We’re going to Takayama. We’re going to eat Hida beef in Takayama. There’s no better way to describe the day, not the sightseeing, nor the perfect weather. Nope, the main focus is the beef. So it was a 2-hour ride. We took the earliest possible ride, …

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Day 11 - Nagoya
Nagoya

Day 11: From Hakone to Nagoya

Back to City Life at Nagoya We’re headed to Nagoya, back to city living after being close to nature for the past 2 days. By now we’re already fatiguing on the consecutive Kaiseki-style meals. No doubt the breakfast at Gorak was fantastic, we’re feeling a little overdosed. One thing different today was the hot-pot tofu, …

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