Diego’s castle obsession draws him back to an old favourite, fresh out of wraps after a half-decade-long restoration programme.
If there’s one thing that’s certain about my relationship with Japan, it’s this: you can’t keep me away for very long. Thus begins the tale of my eighth journey to […]
Our itinerary for the 23rd of November was light, open, and relaxed – it was Sunday, after all. A hearty breakfast to start, followed by mid-morning Mass at a Catholic […]
After our daytime walk across Arashiyama, we headed back to Kyōto Station for some food, a bit of rest, and an opportunity to plan our next move.
As beautiful as the autumn leaves in Tenryū-ji’s garden might have been, they were but a taste of the seasonal splendour that had spread all across the hills of Kyōto’s […]
Let’s skip ahead a day and recount my family’s trip to Japan’s ancient capital on a glorious Saturday morning, with the sun high in the sky and the hills ablaze […]
After our relaxing daytime visit to the historic city of Uji, my parents were happy to retreat into the comfort of our Ōsaka hotel and prepare to turn in for […]
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 […]
Where Diego stretches his legs, visits three very different parts of Kyōto, and samples three very different kinds of tea. Fourth and final part of four.
Where Diego stretches his legs, visits three very different parts of Kyōto, and samples three very different kinds of tea. Third part of four.