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One Month in Hollywood Los Angeles

One Month in Hollywood Los Angeles

This post is a small recollection of my month-long stay in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Apartment I booked my apartment on Airbnb, as pictured above it was located in the West-Hollywood Area on Hollywood Blvd. The location was very convenient, most of the attractions and nightlife activities were within walking distance or only required a short Uber ride. The apartment was on the 5th floor, which was the top floor of the building. It had a nice view looking over West LA. The only downside of the…

One month in Santa Monica / Venice

One month in Santa Monica / Venice

This post describes my experiences of staying in Venice for the first month of my planned trip of three months in Los Angeles. I traveled to Los Angeles from Tokyo, the flight took around nine hours. Arriving in LAX Airport and going through immigration, my initial experience with the American security officers was a little unpleasant, the officers were yelling and rushing the people through the security lines, very different experience from the security in Japan. After getting questioned about…

Kyoto Japan

Kyoto Japan

This post is about my experience of spending 3 days in Kyoto, Japan. After having spent 7 days in Tokyo I've planned to visit Kyoto for some relaxing and sightseeing of some of the most famous temples and places in Kyoto. Travel from Tokyo To travel from Tokyo to Kyoto I've taken the Shinkansen bullet train. The travel time is only 2 hours and 15minutes. The Shinkansen has a top speed of 320km/h. Even though the train speed is really high, the feeling is exactly the same as riding any other…

First week in Tokyo Japan

First week in Tokyo Japan

This post is a small recollection of my experience of the first week of my visit to Japan. I recently completed my study which consisted of working full time and going to school at some nights on weekdays. It was time for me to take a break from my daily work life. I've chosen to travel to Japan for three weeks to experience something completely different. I made the decision to visit Japan mostly because I've heard the culture is very unique and the food is outstanding, especially sushi, which…