The Adventures of Stan & Chia

The Adventures of Stan & Chia

Category: Travel

Japan Day 5 – Osaka

Japan Day 5 – Osaka

The fifth day of our trip was rather free and easy. With the long train rides that we had taken from a few days ago, Stan and I were physically exhausted. We started our day at mid-morning, had lunch and did a little shopping around […]

Japan Day 4 – Kyoto

Japan Day 4 – Kyoto

We headed off pretty early to start our journey towards Kyoto for our day trip. Wasting no time, we decided to track down a famous tonkatsu restaurant near Kyoto station based on Trip Advisor. Unfortunately, maps on Trip Advisor do not always lead you to the […]

Japan Day 3 – Kinosaki Onsen – Osaka

Japan Day 3 – Kinosaki Onsen – Osaka

Crab is on the menu again? That was my initial thought when Stan and I were led into a separate room for our breakfast. The first food item we saw was a bowl of steamy, hot soup with half a crab inside. As I gave a […]

Japan Day 2 – Kinosaki Onsen

Japan Day 2 – Kinosaki Onsen

Travelling far distances with luggage is never fun, you get tired, exhausted and staircases become your worst nightmare and natural enemy. We travelled from Tokyo to Kinosaki Onsen to stay at a ryokan for one night and we never knew it could be so far. Armed […]

Japan Day 1 – Tokyo

Japan Day 1 – Tokyo

Obi-Wan Kenobi and I share the same distaste for flying. Sure, an X-wing is different from a commercial airline, but I bet we were both suffering the same symptoms of being in the air- turbulence and motion sickness. Not to mention the germaphobe in me […]