Fresh from my Taiwan trip last November, I barely had time to empty out my bags before I needed to pack them again – this time for a relaxing autumn […]
Today, we’re off to see one of Japan’s finest railway museums – stocked with trains, trains, trains, as far as the eye could see.
There’s more to Nagoya than its famous castle – and more than I can hope to see in just one day. No worries, we’ll hit a couple of other sights […]
Another day, another castle. Diego travels to the historic city of Nagoya and visits one of its most prominent landmarks.
Old-fashioned onsen bathing is an experience one normally associates with resort towns or rustic mountain hideaways, but Matsuyama’s own hot spring district brings the experience a little closer to downtown.
All right, I’ll admit it: I’m a castle nut. Not once in my several visits to Japan have I ever failed to visit at least one of these striking symbols […]
We’ve got time on our hands before this afternoon’s flight to Sapporo, so let’s go for a relaxing stroll through one of Tōkyō’s finest gardens.
This morning’s trip to Inuyama brought us face-to-face with one of Japan’s oldest castles. Now, we’re off to a small city in Shizuoka to see one of the country’s newest.
With scores of castles dotting the Japanese landscape, even a lifetime of travelling probably won’t be enough to visit them all. Still, one can try. And today’s long journey will […]
Today’s the 3rd of February – Setsubun – and in Japan that traditionally means spring has arrived. Let’s have a look at how Tōkyōites welcome the new season.