Japan Diaries: Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Day 12 in Japan found us in Hiroshima where I visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, the Museum and the Atomic Bomb Drone. We woke up…

Japan Diaries: Kinkaku-Ji temple, Kyoto

My final day in Japan consisted of a visit to the Kinkaku-Ji temple, the golden temple complete with a mirrored lake. We woke up to…

Japan Diaries: Kimonos, Imperial Palace Kyoto and the red gates

Kyoto is filled with culture and Japanese fashion. Day 10 saw me wearing kimonos on the Kyoto streets and visiting the Imperial Palace and the…

Japan Diaries: Arashimaya, Monkey Park and Tenryu-Ji Temple

Day 9 in Kyoto, Japan, took me on a boat trip to Arashimaya, a visit to the monkey park and finished with the Tenryu-Ji temple.…

Japan Diaries: Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Geishas and Pontocho Alley

Day 8 in Japan saw me arriving in Kyoto, visiting the cherry blossom filled Kiyomizu-dera Temple, watching geishas perform and eating in Pontocho Alley. Day…

Japan Diaries: Kamakura beach and the Great Buddha.

Day 6 in Japan took me to the coastal seaside town of Kamakura where I visited the beach and the Great Buddha. We left our…

Japan Diaries: Sumos, Samurais and Tokyo Skytree views

Day 5 in Japan was all about learning about Japan’s history at the Tokyo Museum, watching Sumos train and seeing city views from Tokyo Skytree.…