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Experience Staying at a Countryside Japanese Ryokan in Obama, Japan

August 23, 2021 | Destinations, Japan
Experience Staying at a Countryside Japanese Ryokan in Obama, Japan
A stay at a Japanese ryokan is like a step into traditional Japan, but a stay in a ryokan in the Japanese countryside is like a step into another world. Experience staying at a traditional Japanese ryokan in Obama, Fukui and you’ll not only experience beautiful nature, but also organic, local foods, and culture that has passed down for centuries.

14 Incredibly Romantic Things to Do in Japan for Couples

April 10, 2021 | Destinations, Japan
14 Incredibly Romantic Things to Do in Japan for Couples
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, White Day (Japanese Valentine’s Day where guys give back to women), your anniversary, or a romantic couple’s trip, Japan is the perfect country for a getaway for two. It’s a country with culture built around events for two or more people, and couple culture…

10 Taiwanese Street Foods You Can’t Miss Eating in Taipei: Night Markets

January 17, 2021 | Destinations, Taiwan
10 Taiwanese Street Foods You Can’t Miss Eating in Taipei
When I was younger, I loved watching Taiwanese dramas and movies, so one of the first trips that I took after becoming an “adult” was to Taiwan. Before Taiwan, I studied abroad in Japan and Switzerland, and took a spontaneous and poorly-planned trip to Paris, but Taiwan was one of the first trips…

How to Celebrate Christmas & New Year's in Japan: Hatsumode

January 11, 2021 | Destinations, Japan
25 Ways to Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s in Japan
When I lived in rural Japan, I never got to enjoy many Japanese Christmas events unless I was going through a big city to get to an airport, to fly to another country for the holidays. But, because I moved just outside of Tokyo, I was finally able to enjoy all of the great Christmas and New Year’s events…

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I’m Natasha! Welcome to Away From Origin, an affordable travel and lifestyle blog offering tips and tricks on how to maximize your travel experience without breaking the bank.

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