Cupnoodles Museum

Who doesn’t love noodles? Who doesn’t know instant noodles? Moreover, who haven’t try cup noodles? Imagine eating it in this rainy season, so warm and yummy! But, how many of you know the story behind this magic cup of instant ramen? Yokohama Cupnoodles Museum will tell you all..

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Yokohama Cupnoodles Museum (yes, without space in between “cup” and “noodles”)

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Ikuta Shrine

It’s late, but let us say to our ultimate Johnny’s “idol” Ikuta Toma -kun: 誕生日おめでとう!! ♥♥

To celebrate it, we would like to take you to a shrine with his name on it. Although it has nothing to do with him, Ikuta Shrine is surely an interesting place for Toma’s fangirls/boys. Why? Nothing, it’s just because of his name. LoL. Ok, kindly read through this post and decide.

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Ikuta Shrine (生田神社)

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Hiroshima, 6 Agustus 1945 – ….

Agustus menjadi bulan bersejarah bagi Indonesia dan juga Jepang. Kedua negara ini memang punya latar belakang yang bertautan. Di sekolah dulu pasti ada pelajaran yang membahas kejadian di Agustus 1945: pengeboman di Hiroshima dan Nagasaki, serta kemerdekaan Indonesia. Di sini kita bakal bahas lagi, tapi secara ringan dari sudut pandang traveler 😉

Tepat di hari ini 72 tahun lalu, Hiroshima luluh lantak oleh bom yang dijatuhkan oleh tentara Amerika pada akhir Perang Dunia II. Dampaknya tidak hanya kehancuran kota dan korban jiwa, karena bertahun-tahun kemudian efek radiasi bom nuklir itu masih ada. Tapi Jepang bangkit, dan Hiroshima menjadi salah satu tujuan wisata karena kisahnya.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial – UNESCO’s World Heritage

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Ninomiya Jinja & Ninomiya-chou in Kobe

Happy birthday Ninomiya Kazunari! We know it’s late. But you’re the forever 17 liners, so it won’t matter, right? Here’s another special post to celebrate Nino month.

When you are in Kobe and you are a big fan of Ninomiya Kazunari, please do pay a visit to this area. It is totally unrelated to our Neen, but it is sure fun to find the place and take picture with his name written everywhere.

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二宮神社 = Ninomiya Jinja 

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Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum

Ramen is one of popular comfort food among Japanese. Back then, Muslim traveler might be hesitated to taste this dish because usually it was made from pork broth. But these days the number of Vegetarian Ramen and even Halal Ramen is increasing in Japan. One of the place to try Vegetarian Ramen is in Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum. There are 3 – 4 different option you can choose. Or if you are a big eater, why not try all? This museum is probably the most random/out-of-theme museum we’ve ever visited. We will tell you why later.

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