Another Japan in the World

Jun Aruga's blog, who lived in Japan, Singapore, live in Czech Republic. Mainly about IT and travel.

Travel

Love Avinguda Diagonal (Diagonal street) in Barcelona

Avinguda Diagonal (Diagonal street). This street may be the most favorite area so far. Why? I can relax because of a few people, a big space, many cafe with enough space, nice fitness gym with pool, healthy cafe and market, shopping malls,…

Brown Rice in Barcelona

Let me share you where we can buy brown rice in Barcelona El Corte Inglés “El Corte Inglés” in front of Catalunya station is very crowed. I will recommend El Corte Inglés shops in other area to buy brown rice. At the top of the photo, the …

Barcelona east tram area

I walked from Hotel W Barcelona to shopping mall Diagonal Mar (Address: Avinguda Diagonal, 3, 08019 Barcelona, Spain). There are 2 tram areas on west and east of Barcelona. Those area are an local / business area. My impression is West: fo…

Barcelona La Boqueria foot market

Accustomed Boqueria foot market. I visited many times there. The photo is from my past several travels this month, last month and last year. Let me introduce my favorite shops and an restaurant.

Barcelona Vegetarian Restaurant

Teresa Carles Near Catalunya station Maybe very popular restaurant. Address: Carrer de Jovellanos, 2, 08001 Barcelona, Spain Black rice. There are many UK people. Maybe I have heard UK English there. Teresa Carles Healthy Foods Aguaribay M…

Barcelona Conference

Hello, nice to see you again! This rail is used by tram. My favorite street. It’s near Barcelona Zoo. I attended 2 days genome conference in Barcelona this month. It was a really inspired one. Traveling anywhere, attending conference/works…

Thinking of SNP and Personal NGS at a suburb

If living, a suburb is better than central of the city. If staying at hotel for not sightseeing, the suburb is also better. Today is a good day. I got idea there. A Park BIOLOGICKE CENTRUM (= Biology Centre) There is 1 million SNP (Single …

Český Krumlov, Czech

I would recommend this beautiful and clean city if you have a chance to go to Czech Republic. I would recommend below cities for the people who travel in Czech Republic at first time. Prague to know city area. Český Krumlov to know traditi…

České Budějovice, Czech

České Budějovice, this hardly pronounced city is a gateway city to Český Krumlov, and also has more populations in the region. The feature of the city is that the old buildings have been saved in a clean status. The city is clean. I had no…

Prague Japanese Restaurant

These photos are in 2015. I found those when I checked my past photos. Both are delicious. Katsura Katsura http://katsura.cz Ramen Bar Ramen Bar https://www.yelp.com/biz/ramen-noodle-bar-praha

San Sebastian, Spain - Bar near Hill/other foods

Bar near Hill When I had stayed on the Hill (Munto area), this Bar/Cafe was a part of my life. I really felt it was my life. La Taberna del Cuélebre Address: Calle Goiko Galtzara Berri, 2, 20009 San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Spain A Vegetarian…

San Sebastian, Spain - Bar@Donostia

The Bar that I would introduce is near Iglesia de Santa María, on Abuztuaren 31 Kalea street, Donostia. I do not know the restaurant/Bar name. This area was very crowded. But we can eat “Sea urchin” there. A Bar near Iglesia de Santa María…

San Sebastian, Spain - Bar Bergara@Gros

Let me introduce foods in San Sebastian, dividing same articles. Today is my most favorite restaurant in San Sebastian. Pincho[1] is representative food in San Sebastian. We can eat it at Bar. Bar Bergara [2] This Bar is in Gros area that …

San Sebastian, Spain - Beach, Hill

I had been in San Sebastian, Spain in last year end. I thought I wanted to go to warming place at that time. After considering several places as a candidate, I decided to go to San Sebastian, finally. San Sebastian has several faces in it.…

Boulder Bar again in Prague, Czech Republic

I have visited Prague again. After I have been accustomed to Czech, then I visited to Prague. This is 2nd time. The situation that I had seeing were different from previous one. I went to Vietnam restaurant and Japanese restaurant. Boulder…

Bouldering gym and Vietnamese restaurant in Berlin

There are 2 impressed points in Berlin. Bouldering gym It is "Magic Mountain". Maybe I came here after 2 years. There are both Bouldering and Lead. This gym has clear grade for the course for Bouldering. Interesting point is a mixture with…

Linux Conference in Berlin

This week I have been in Berlin for Linux Confernce Europe 2016. 15 years ago I attended Linux Confernce. I was a student. But the price for the ticket was still acceptable. But now it has been changed. It is expensive for them to buy it. …

Formentela, Spain

I went here and there in the island by bicycle. But the island had the suitable size for motorbike or car.

Ibiza, Spain

It was a special island.

Institutions in Barcelona, Spain

I have visited 2 institutions in Barcelona. That is one of my hobby. Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona (PRBB) It is in front of the beach. Near Ciutadella | Vila Olímpica station (L4, T4) Parc Científic de Barcelona It is in Technology…

Bouldering gym in Barcelona, Spain

East of Barcelona, near Besos Mar station (L4). Mostly last stop of L4. There is a amazing bouldering, climbing gym. The ower is Chris Sharma. I had wanted to go there. I could go there this time. Grade displaying for each route. not all. …

University, Office area in Barcelona, Spain

The area along T1, T2, T3 (T is Tram) is not popular for tourists. But this area is good to relax. A fewer people. And can see local people's life. An area around the "Francesc Macia" station is an office area where is edge of T1, T2, T3. …

Tourist area in Barcelona, Spain

I have visited Barcelona, Ibiza, and Formentera this month. This time is 2 times since last year. Park Güell Boqueria food market A beach near Barcelona station A set of Egg, Bacon & Bread is my favorite.

Sophisticated tourist city in Kraków, Poland

I spend the time in Krakow about 9 days.If you will reach by train, or bus, I may be surprised in the clean and big station, and the shopping mall "GALERIA KRAKOWSKA" with 4th floor in the station. And must know obviously this city has goo…

History, Now, and Future of Ostrava Czech Republic

Ostrava is the 3rd largest city in Czech Republic. The city was popular as a "Iron industry" at past time. And now the city is changing. Summary Public transport Train Tram, Bus station 2 Train station Ostrava hlavní nádraží : Near city ar…

The cave "Punkevní jeskyně" in Brno, Czech Republic

Brno station - train (30 mins) -> Blansko station Blansko station - bus (once in 2 hours!!) -> Punkevní jeskyněIf I had a car, it was much easier to go there. But it was a great experience.Please take note that you need reservation with em…

Vietnam culture area in Brno, Czech Republic

There is a area for Vietnamese in Brno.There is Vietnam restaurant in this area. It was best Vietnamese restaurant in Brno.Vietnamská tržnice - Olomoucká (Near Olomoucká Bus station) Address: 430, 627 00 Brno-Černovice

Villa Tugendhat in Brno, Czech

I visited Villa Tugendhat last week, in Brno, Czech Republic. This place has a garden and the building. It is registered as a UNESCO building. It was a beautiful relaxing place. This place is appeared at first scene in below video for the …

Bouldering gym in Munich, Germany

This month, I had a change to go to Munich ,Germany.And I could go to my favorite bouldering gym where I visited last year again.That is Boulder Welt near München Ost station. Boulderwelt – Klettern ohne Furcht und Tadel I think this is th…

Bouldering gym, Japan Culture in Vienna, Austria

I visited Vienna for 4 days.Though I saw popular places for travel, right now only for bouldering and Japan culture that are the most impressive things for me. :) Bouldering Gym Boulder Bar Vienna. Address: Hannovergasse 21, 1200 Wien, Aus…

A day in Bangkok, Thailand

I spent time for a day in Bangkok, Thailand for the transit of my airplane. The airplane from Tokyo Japan to Bangkok Thailand, and one from Bangkok Thailand to Vienna AustriaTheir airplane fee were same price. I wish Japan's airplane becom…

A memory in Kamakura Japan

Photos in Kamakura, Japan. It was a wonderful memory. Good bye Japan. See you next time.

Foods in Tokyo and Nagano, Japan

I stayed in Japan a few weeks for my tasks. I had a good time there."Oyaki", in Nagano, Japan. Soba noodle in Nagano. Ramen noodle in Nagano. "Gyudon" Beef rice in Tokyo. "Yakitori" (grilled chicken) restaurant.

Azure Wiindow in Gozo, Malta

Azure Window is in the west coast of Gozo island. And I guess there is the most popular place for sightseeing in Gozo island.I recommend Malta (Malta island, Gozo island) as a 2nd Europe travel. I recommend Barcelona as a 1st Europe travel…

Amazing Gozo island in Malta

This week I was in Gozo island, Malta. You can go to Gozo island from Malta island by Ferry.When you go to from Malta island to Gozo island by ferry, it is free. You need to pay when you go from Gozo island to Malta island.During the ferry…

Mdina, Malta

Use bus 51, 52, 53 or X3 from Valletta or city area to Mdina.Beautiful traditional building area.

St Julian's, Valletta (near main bus terminal) in Malta

Maltese Spagetti In St Julian's, Malata The area near Valletta Main Bus Terminal. Malta island's all the area is starting from this terminal. If you do not how you can go to somewhere in Malta island, you can go to the main bus terminal. T…

Past photos - Buildings, Climbing gym in Barcelona, Spain

The photos of last year spring.

Past photos - Other foods in Barcelona, Spain

The photos of last year's spring.

Past photos - La Boqueria in Barcelona, Spain

Today I would like to upload the photos where I visited spring 2015.This page is for only "La Boqueria" (the biggest food market in Barcelona). My most favourite place in Barcelona. Fruits juices Strawberry juice Mint Coconuts juice. It is…

Sliema, Birgu in Malta island, Malta

In Sliema, Malta HSBC is the most popular bank in Malta. I could see many HSBC shop in this island. It is very convenient that 24 hours opening, and money exchange machine on this bank. 2nd most popular bank is BOV (Bank of Valletta). Ther…

Bouldering gym and Holland Park in London, UK

The Arch Climbing Wall. Near Bermondsey station (Jubilee line) http://archclimbingwall.com/There are 2 buildings for the climbing wall. Spicy Chinese cuisine "Holland Park" in London near Holland Park station (Central line). There is a bea…

Study in London and Cambridge

Cambridge Below photos are about Genome Campus in Cambridge Hinxton. I came here to study Genomics. This time is 2nd times. Genome Campus is the area with several Genome institutions, and companies such as "Trust Sanger Institute", "Europe…

Healthy City in Brno, Czech Republic

Street. I found 3 organic vegetarian restaurants, in this compact city. One restaurant in one shopping mall. The most favorite organic restaurant in the city. I visited there 3 times. Underground jail in the castle. Good park for workout n…

Bouldering, Ramen, Belgrade, Serbia

At the beginning of a few weeks of December, I was still in Belgrade, Serbia."Kalemegdan" fortress. Ramen "Marukoshi" http://marukoshi.rs/ Bouldering gym, it is in 1. beogradska gimnazija (First founded school in Belgrade, Serbia). Its gym…

Sushi restaurant in Belgrade, Serbia

I visited there 3 times already. http://www.moon-sushi.com/en/

Botanic garden in Belgrade, Serbia

There are many cactus. I loved it :)

1st day in Belgrade, Servia

Obviously here is a good & hidden place to stay long time for me.In general, in middle east area country, smoking and non-smoking area is not separated. And almost people there will do smoking. But in Servia, I found non-smoking area in se…

Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica is a capital city of Montenegro.I spent almost time at on Asia restaurant and Japanese restaurant, in Podgorica. Both restaurant was great.Also went to the big shopping malls, fitness gym (Soko gym), and massage shop.Asia restaur…

Budva, Montenegro

It is said that Budva is good for young people. Here is popular for night club. Unfortunately when I stayed here, it is off season. But I could ate nice Asia and local food here.Sushi restaurant board. though I could find it actually. Clos…