April 12, 2016

Trying Takoyaki

After 8 hours or so in transit from Cairns to Osaka, my boyfriend Liam and I were tired, but mainly hungry, when we finally arrived in […]
April 19, 2016

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Sumiyoshi is definitely not a tourist destination, but instead a quiet little suburban area located in Higashinada-ku, Kobe. You might be wondering why I bothered to […]
April 26, 2016

Lost in (my) Translation

Our trip to Kōbe to visit the Harbourland was not a simple one *spoiler alert* I got us really lost! The Harbourland itself was awesome, but […]
May 3, 2016

A Very Universal Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve in Japan. Where do you go? Universal Studios of course! Liam and I purposely chose to visit USJ on Christmas Eve to inject […]
May 10, 2016

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

In case you missed last week’s blog post, Liam and I visited Universal Studios and spent a fair chunk of time in The Wizarding World of […]
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 […]