May 17, 2016

Christmas at Kiyomizu-dera

For many years now, I have dreamed of experiencing a winter wonderland style Christmas in the Northern hemisphere. Snowball fights, cosy jumpers, hot chocolates, warm fires… […]
May 24, 2016

German Christmas Markets in Japan

Celebrating what I would consider a traditional Christmas in Japan can be kind of hard because the holiday isn’t culturally celebrated here. I’d say most Japanese […]
May 31, 2016

Getting Mobbed by Deer

Liam and I decided to give the big city a break for the day to visit Nara, one of the most historic sites in all of […]
June 7, 2016

Japan’s Golden Pavilion

One of my other all time favourite temples in Kyōto is the famous Kinkaku-ji or Golden Pavilion. Located in northern Kyōto, this ancient shogun villa really is […]
June 14, 2016

I Heart Hiroshima

Out of all the places we visited during our last trip to Japan, Hiroshima was my most anticipated. I have been here once before and absolutely […]
June 28, 2016

NYE in Kyoto

For New Year’s Eve, I wanted to spend the day relaxing and reflecting on the past year and the new year to come. Kyōto, with it’s […]
July 5, 2016

Travelling to Tokyo

New Year’s Day and our last day in Ōsaka. It also happened to be the coldest day of our trip. In hindsight, we should’ve spent the […]
July 12, 2016

Finding Totoro

Being a huge Studio Ghibli fan, I of course wanted to visit the wonderful and secretive Ghibli Museum. I say secretive because photos aren’t allowed inside […]