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Taiwan: the beautiful island

My trip to the island of Formosa was particular. I have not visited many places (for climatic reasons there...

Feb 13 · 5 min read >

Taiwan: the free “China”

Taiwan has a difficult and little-known story. First of all, it is not China but it is a state...

Feb 13 · 10 min read >

South Korea: tradition and technology

A short article on South Korea after I visited it for 2 weeks. You can find the article where...

Nov 22 · 8 min read >

South Korea and the colours of autumn

South Korea is one of those Asian countries that has never attracted me much. Being it very close to...

Nov 22 · 6 min read >

Save the Yoshida dormitory of Kyoto University!

Not everyone knows that one of the foundations of the renowned Kyoto University is the Yoshida dormitory. It is...

Nov 18 · 11 min read >

Oddities and curiosities of Japan (for Westerners) pt. 2

Continuation of the previous article on the oddities and curiosities of Japan ”Strange” Japan “The Japanese do not sleep,...

Nov 9 · 6 min read >

Oddities and curiosities of Japan (for Westerners) pt. 1

Peculiarities of Japan are in the mouth of everyone, like the super technological bathroom, the bullet trains, the extreme...

Nov 9 · 5 min read >

Living Zen: my spiritual adventure at the Joman-ji temple in Shikoku

One of the main interests I had before leaving was to have experience in a Zen monastery. I have...

Oct 30 · 15 min read >

Zen Buddhism: origins and history

This article does not want to be an exhaustive discussion on Zen but a simple and educational approach to...

Oct 23 · 5 min read >

My experience at Mickey House, Tokyo’s most famous Language Exchange Café

One of the cornerstones of my slow travel through Asia is to live as much as possible immersed in...

Oct 7 · 7 min read >