Hiraizumi Chusonji Iwate Japan – A World Heritage-Site Visit

Written by sylistic On July - 5 - 2012 under Japan 3.11

On our last memorable day after a good sleep at the ryokan, we unwillingly dragged our luggage off the ryokan compound feeling sad that the journey’s gonna end here. Well, not really.. we have a last pitstop to make.. the Chusonji at Hiraizumi. Never have i imagined the Hiraizumi is that beautiful: capped with snow on trees and thickly stacking up on the grounds and softly melting when you scoped Read More…

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Sylistic.com featured on NHK JAPAN | Our 3.11 Japan Voyage

Written by sylistic On June - 7 - 2012 under Japan 3.11

Our 7 days 6 nights trip to Japan invited by MOFA Japan has since caught the attention of many, such as a local Singapore Volunteer group whom seeked directions from us to get to the disaster-hit areas and had set off to help the locals and rebuild efforts as well as queries from individuals on how they can assist in their efforts. Listen from 9:02 for our sharing experiences on Read More…

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A night getaway in Tokyo Top Attractions

Written by sylistic On April - 5 - 2012 under Japan 3.11

Before you really decide to hit the beds, the night is still young for more exploration. Japan’s even more beautiful with its shiny glittering lights that blankets the city skylines and you sure won’t want to miss a part of it that captivates each traveler’s heart. Rainbow Bridge & Statue of Liberty Famous in New York, you can find the Statue of Liberty too in Japan, but a replica of Read More…

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My 1st Ryokan Japanese Hotel Experience

Written by sylistic On April - 1 - 2012 under Japan 3.11

This article was featured on NHK RADIO JAPAN. More of the radio interview here. A breathtaking view rises ahead of us as my private car drifts through the curvy roads along the quiet scenic countryside. Soon, a beautiful sight appears right in front of the hill – a 6 storey high modern uniquely painted purple with white and black tiles that looks like a resort and a castle with its Read More…

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Strolling through the dark within the premises of the Morioka castle, we soon found a glimpse of light shining from far and my tour guide smiled, “That’s where we are heading to”. I heaved a sigh of relief as uncertainty filled my thoughts earlier on whether we were heading in the right direction with our fingers unseen with no street lights within the castle though it was just 6pm in Read More…

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