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Trip Report (Video) 大阪港の日没 ǁ Sunset at Osaka Port

The smartphone pictures might be of bad quality and the video is a bit shorter. The camera pictures (and video) are a better but the video is almost 15 minutes long and probably good if you want to fall asleep ;-) But if you want any of the pi

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Trip Report 福岡市博物館 ǁ Fukuoka City Museum

All WJC students had to do a field trip with our Hakata studies teacher Ichiki-sensei to the Fukuoka City Museum. On Saturday we went by train or bus to the Museum and met our teacher there. Since the weather wasn't promising, we went to see

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Trip Report 柳川の川下り ǁ Yanagawa Boat Tour ǁ Flussfahrt in Yanagawa

柳川の川下り "Yanagawa no Kuwakudari" means "Going downstream in Yanagawa" and its the name of a boat (punt) tour on the water ways trough Yanagawa. You can jump on one of these punts everyday and you drive through the canals for about 7

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Trip Report Club activites and Mandolin concert ǁ Klubs und Mandolinkonzert

Clubs are a big part of Japanese school culture (smooth introduction, isn't it? ;-) ). With clubs I don't mean night clubs but regular meetings with other students to do something together. Every student of a Japanese school is part of a club whi

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Trip Report フクロウのみせ博多店 ǁ Owlfamily café ǁ Eulencafé

(Clara from Sweden, my JD mate Misaki and Ragnheiður from Iceland) http://www.owlfamily.co.jp (日本語で) Oh yes, this was so much fun! We spontaneously decided to go to the Owlcafé in Fukuoka and jump onto the bus :-) We were

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Trip Report Kasumi-sai and Kimono

      Kasumi-sai This weekend our university opened its doors for everyone to visit us and so we had a huge festival, the Kasumi-sai :-) The WJC students had their own food stall where we would sell Thai Green Curry and

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Trip Report Dormitory Halloween Party ǁ Wohnheim Halloween Party

The second Halloween Party I attended was the dormitory Halloween Party. Actually there might have been even more people at this party and we had more space. And it didn't cost even one yen and on the other hand it only lasted an hour. But is was

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Trip Report International Halloween Party (What’s Fukuoka)

International Halloween Party "Pumpkin Fever" presented by "What's Fukuoka" Usually I don't do anything for Halloween (even though I like it) except for decoration but this year I had been to two Halloween Parties. First I will write about th

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Trip Report Kagura ǁ 神楽

My hostfamily invited me to go to Buzen with them to meet the parents of my host father. There was Kagura Show which only takes place once a year and they wanted to show this to me. Of course I couldn't let go of this opportunity, so I drove to B

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Trip Report Lantern Festival ǁ Lichtfest

My host mother invited me to go to the Lantern Festival in Fukuoka. This time I met my host father for the first time. At first he seemed really quiet but after we talked the whole evening through Misaki who translated everything we became fr

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Trip Report Oktoberfest in Fukuoka

About a month ago I already told you something about the Oktoberfest in Fukuoka but this time I actually came to a bigger Oktoberfest with my hostfamily's mother :-) The next days I will post a video with a lot of funny Japanese people and German

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Trip Report (Video) My wheelchair-accessible appartment ǁ (Video) Meine rollstuhlgerechte Wohnung

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWmME87QW5I Today I want to show you a video I recorded some days ago. If you have been following this blog for a while, you might have seen some pictures of my appartment. Now I will give you a quick

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Trip Report (Video) Field trip special: Japanese Wedding Ceremony ǁ Exkursions-Special: Japanische Hochzeitsfeier

https://youtu.be/9SqRdvKwIB0 Between our departure from the Kirishima Hotel - we already missed it - and arrival at the Kumamoto Castle we ate lunch at another restaurant which of course had already prepared our meals :-) After the meal we

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Trip Report Field trip: Kagoshima Part VI ǁ Exkursion: Kagoshima Teil VI

I think we all slept well but way to short because our bus was leaving at 8:50 and we wanted to check out the Japanese Breakfast buffet :-) The view from our hotel room was really good in the morning, too. I'm not sure waking up so early

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Trip Report Field trip: Kagoshima Part V ǁ Exkursion: Kagoshima Teil V

The evening and the night were amazing! We were staying at the Kirishima Hotel which is so big and beautiful and everything looks really expensiv and special - I don't even want to know how much one night would cost - and considering we got a special