Every spring, the ruined enceintes of Fukuoka Castle take on a special blush of beauty, with the bare branches of its flowering cherry trees stirring magnificently into life.
It might come as a surprise to many of us – as it certainly did to me – that the very first Zen temple founded in Japan isn’t located somewhere […]
Where Diego visits one of Japan’s most iconic castles, nibbles on French pastries, and enjoys a train ride with some of the best views a JR ticket can buy.
Where Diego joins a queue, stares at sakura, and rides a ninja train.
Where Diego runs into a samurai, sips a cup of tea, and gawks at a manhole cover.