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About cyndichan

Write for a living. Live for travel, run and art. Just back from chasing the cherry blossoms in Tokyo!

#2017bestnine

  First posted early this morning on Instagram @ilovelongvacation Wanted to post this earlier and was preoccupied. And what a difference this procrastination made – from yesterday to yesteryear. A timely reminder to procrastinate less in 2018. To follow our … Continue reading

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The last of the Sakura lust 

I promised this will be the last of the Sakura lust. Shinjuku Gyoen on my second last day in Tokyo. Had initially planned to make it my first stop in Tokyo. Wanted to explore the area near the hotel and … Continue reading

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Hakone Reminisce #2 – Togendai to Moto-Hakone

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Hakone Reminisce #1 – Gora to Souzan to Owakudani

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Hakone was great  – one of the best in this trip in fact. Got the Hakone 2-day pass from Shinjuku station and enjoyed unlimited use of Odakyu-affiliated transport and discounted admission to some tourist attractions in the Hakone area. Worth … Continue reading

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From Tokyo Imperial Palace to Yasukuni Shrine

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A stroll in the (Ueno) park

Remembering Ueno Park. Continue reading

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Meiji Shrine near dusk

Made it to Meiji Shrine only in the late afternoon on Day 3, about an hour before it closes for the day. Love how the setting sun added a glow to the shrine, sparking sun rays and casting shadows. Definitely … Continue reading

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