I love the woodsy smell of cedar and fir trees. I love the way the pine trees form a warm, bright doorway back to the
We can’t remember whether we decided to go to Fukuoka because it is one of Japan’s largest cities and the furthest South West we’d go,
After cleverly sorting our luggage into:Suitcase A. Useful Stuff Suitcase B. No longer Useful Stuff (eg. summer clothes, hiking gear and souvenirs), and Carry-on bag C. Overnight
“It was an unusually quiet summer morning in 1945, with clear blue skies as far as the eye can see. Air raid alarms went off
“There are no dead in Okunoin, but only waiting spirits.” Spending a night on Mount Koya is filled with many beautiful must-see sights but none
After a quick change-over in Shin-Osaka, we took a panda-themed train to Wakayama. Across the platform, ready to depart was an African wildlife themed train.