2017 was easily the worst year of my life so far. Even though there were plenty of happy moments, watching my Dad fade away and leave us after losing his fight with cancer was easily the most challenging thing I … Continue reading 2018 Looking forward, moving forward.
Japan has a wealth of culture to experience and a wide variety of places to explore. My favourite tourist / cultural experience was the boat ride we did along Hozugawa River to Arashiyama. We started our hot and humid day … Continue reading Japan Travel Adventure – Hozugawa Riverboat Ride to Arishyama
Our first evening in Kyoto was spent walking around Potocho Alley and having the most equisite meal on a deck next to the river. This place highlights the mix of the old with the new that Japan does so elegantly. … Continue reading Japan Travel Adventure – Pontocho Alley, Gion Geisha District and Nishiki Markets Kyoto Japan
The final destination on our Japanese travel adventure was Kyoto. As we were planning our trip both of us brain stormed our top wish list places to visit. Mine were obviously Tokyo and Osaka due to the location of Summer Sonic plus I wanted to see the lantern festival in Osaka and have an authentic cultural experience. Corina’s were Hiroshima, Mt Fuji and Kyoto. We had a few others but they had to be culled due to time restrictions. Mt Fuji also ended up on the next time list due to lack of time and after doing our research finding … Continue reading Japan Travel Adventure – Kyoto City
Another day in our Japanese adventure started with a ride on the shinkansen, this time to Hiroshima followed by a ferry ride to Miyamija in Hiroshima Bay. We left it a bit late in booking this day trip as we … Continue reading Japan Travel Adventure – Miyamija
After Tokyo our adventures then took us to Osaka which was the second venue for Summer Sonic. This is where our JR Railpass started to come into its own. After “mastering” the Tokyo subway, with our Pasmo cards, with the … Continue reading Japan Travel Adventure – Osaka
This will be the first in a series of posts from a trip Corina and I made to Japan in August this year. It was only 8 days but we jammed in as much as we could. We had two … Continue reading Japan Travel Adventure – Tokyo