Five Days in Kyoto (Japan Part 3)

Pretty Kyoto Garden

Originally my itinerary for this trip included several day trips (to Nara, Hiroshima and Miyajima), but once we arrived in Kyoto we decided that we’d rather stay put and just explore this city. It’s my preferred way to travel anyway … Continue reading 

Three days in Takayama (Japan Part 2)

Ryokan Koto No Yume

Offering a perfect contrast to the urban landscape of Tokyo, a visit to Takayama provided a wonderful interlude before we made our way towards Kyoto. The trip on the bullet train was a lovely experience in itself, with many of … Continue reading 

Six days in Tokyo (Japan Part 1)


Four months have passed since I returned from a magical two weeks in Japan. Even though it seems like just yesterday that I returned home, it’s about time I summarised what I got up to in the crazy wonderful madness of … Continue reading