When I decided to visit Japan, I initially planned to stay for 1-2 months. I ended up staying for the entire validity of my visa: 3 months. And I can’t remember how many times it felt like Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray in Lost in Translation. Even if this movie was released in 2003, it is still the most accurate depiction of visiting Japan.
9 years ago, my only source of information was the Lonely Planet and in 2 weeks I had enough time to visit all the places recommended. I just followed the instruction and stayed in the different paths showed in the guide. So this time, I decided to experience Tokyo differently. This time, I could simply explore Tokyo and get lost. This time, I had more than a guide, I had the internet.
I left my hometown for an unknown future 6 months ago but it feels like yesterday. My initial plan was to explore, learn, eat and have some sort of schedule that would give me enough time to edit my videos, photos and write silly posts here, but I haven’t found the right balance yet. Usually, I take pictures and videos for at least 2-3 weeks and upload everything on my website. Whereas, I should share my experience more regularly and post a bit more often instead of spamming my friends with tonnes of pictures once or twice a month.
After visiting Myanmar for 2 weeks, it was time to explore more temples. Little did I know it was going to be 10000C° during the day. Therefore, to be able to visit Angkor Wat, I woke up every morning way too early, headed to the usual photography spot and waited with hundreds of other tourists patiently to see the sunrise.