豊島・Teshima: nature, architecture and a bonus cat

I have been longing to visit Teshima island in Seto Inland Sea for a long time, especially Teshima Art Museum by Nishizawa Ryue. My expectations were definitely exceeded! Visiting Teshima Art Museum was such a unique experience. Its surrounding rice fields, hills and overall magical atmosphere filled me with a magical bliss.  I am wondering … More 豊島・Teshima: nature, architecture and a bonus cat

Northern Sun

Exploring Sapporo in summer time! Current status: ・surviving last weeks before August holidays and お盆 Obon ・staying hydrated ・enjoying green (summer on the island of Hokkaido is so short) ・occasionally escaping to the sea ・watching Twin Peaks (Season 3 finally!) ・enjoying summer clothes Photo credits: 大野 ハシェム

Back to Japan!

Quite unbelievable that I am back to Japan for the third (!) time! After arriving from the airport and stepping on the streets on Sapporo, I am filled with pleasant familiarity. It is almost like arriving home. One of my homes. I do not feel lost anymore. Japanese kanji written here and there do not … More Back to Japan!

Old Europe

I haven’t been planning any special trips, but my homecoming from Japan to Portugal, than to Ukraine and going back to Portugal has turned into some kind of adventure with lack of sleep and long transfers, but also flavored by characteristics and differences of countries I passed through in such a short time. In between Portugal … More Old Europe