Bart Vander Sanden

Freelance web developer/graphic designer in Leuven, Belgium

Posts about Japan

Every post I've written about Japan on this blog.

Attending a sumo honbasho in Osaka - Japan

in travel, japan.

Osaka is known for its wide variety of high quality food and its history, but we went there with a specific goal, to attend the yearly Sumo competition, the honbasho, in the Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium (also called the Edion Arena).

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Burning torches in Nara - Japan

in travel, japan.

Nara used to be the old capital of Japan, and nowadays it's mostly known for its shrines (which are also part of the UNESCO World Heritage, like the ones in Nikko and Kyoto) and its hundreds of tame deer which roam the area freely.

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Half a day in Nikko - Japan

in travel, japan.

A small village a few hours north of Tokyo (with the Shinkansen bullet train), known for its shrines that part of the UNESCO World Heritage and an ideal place to go to if you want to escape the crowds of Tokyo for half a day.

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Exploring Tokyo - Japan

in travel, japan.

A collection of notes, pictures, and trip ideas for Tokyo, Japan, a city with amazing food (sushi!), beautiful shrines (like the Meji shrine) and diverse districts like Shibuya, Ryogoku, Tsukiji and Ueno.

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Our trip to Japan (video)

in travel, japan, video.

A video about our trip to Tokyo, Nikko, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Kobe, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Okayama and then back to Tokyo.

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