Nicole Bauer

Regional Partner
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Travelling abroad to discover new places, getting to know different cultures and learning foreign languages has always been my passion. I was born and raised in Germany; however, for a few years now I've been very lucky to be able to spend my life abroad. I lived for some time in England and Italy before moving to Japan in October 2009.

It took me a while to adapt to this very different world; however, travelling up and down the country has helped me to not only adapt, but to actually fall in love with this country Japan. It has also reawakened my interest in photography, so whenever I get a chance I pack my camera and discover something new.

Japan is full of beautiful but less well-known places. To make these more discoverable for everybody, I'm very happy to be able to share my stories and photography on this site, and open a world of extraordinary experiences, which would be difficult to find in a guidebook.

For any queries regarding Tokyo as a travel destination or any of my published articles, please feel free to contact me.

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Latest comments by Nicole

On December 19:
Cathy, this is great! I would have never thought about photographing Miyajima in black and white, but I think it is absolutely awesome. It really brings across the charm and traditional feel. Well done!
Miyajima in black and white
On December 16:
This sounds awesome! Thank you very much for sharing.
Pluto comes to life on the stage
On December 5:
That's nice to hear, Mandy. I love this place too. We actually ended up there by coincidence, but I would definitely go back too!
Spend a Night in Yufu City
On December 3:
Love it! What a fantastic idea and yes, soooo true. Natsukashii!
Konnichiwa & Sayonara in Japan
On December 2:
Oh thank you Selena, dito! :-) I am so glad the park is open again after the Dengue feaver alert this year. It is defintely one of my favorite spots in Tokyo!
Yoyogi Park