April 2019 - Vikingess Voyages

Saturday, April 13, 2019

All you need to know about the Tokyo Robot Cafe "Henn na Cafe"

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Mr. Robot Barista ready to pour some coffee. Kamae! 
Photo: Anette

Tokyo is known as a place where you can find both the newest of the newest and the weirdest of the weirdest. A couple of years ago I wrote about Tokyo's first Robot Hotel with the fitting name "Henn na Hotel" which literally means "strange hotel". And yes, the people who are behind this up-and-coming hotel chain are the same as the owners of this cafe, going by the name "Henn na Cafe", which in other words means "Strange Cafe". Without further redo, here is all you need to know!

Monday, April 8, 2019

6 Reasons Why you should Visit Saitama's Moomin Valley Park

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Moomins and friends on stage at the Moomin Valley park 
Photo: Anette

Did you know that the new Moomin Valley Park opened up in Saitama on March 16th? This park is the first Moomin park situated outside of Finland and whether you're already a fan or not, it is a great opportunity to see the Moomins up close. I paid a visit to the park on a pre-opening tour, and although we were unfortunate with the weather it was a charming park that deserves a revisit on a sunny day. If you find yourself spending some time in Japan, here are six reasons why you should visit the Moomin Valley Park this year.

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A modern day shield-maiden who loves to explore the unbeaten paths of the world. From her base in Tokyo, Anette takes on both rural and urban challenges, and goes by the motto "No challenge too big, no adventure too small"!
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