Tag: Kanazawa

Planning for Japan: 2017

It looks like we have a bit of an itinerary for this year's trip to Japan! To avoid overloading ourselves with too many destinations, we've narrowed it down to splitting our time between Tokyo, Kyoto and Kanazawa. I'd like to take advantage of the JR Rail Pass and arrangeย some day trips out of both Tokyo ...

Heading to Japan, 2017 edition

You know, it's never too early to plan our annual trip to Japan. At least that's what we were saying when we started looking for flights to Tokyo on this cold and wet January Sunday morning. After last year's amazing trip, it was pretty much inevitable that we'd have to come back. So we searched ...

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Prepping for Japan, 2016 edition

We're once again making our 'annual pilgrimage' to Japan later this year. It was inevitable, given how much we've enjoyed our previous visits. Japan has quickly become our shared favourite travel destination, for so many reasons. With a country as diverse and spread out as Japan, it can be tough to decide where you'll visit ...

Memories of Japan: Arashiyama

A very quick panorama taken from the bridge in Arashiyama during our visit there last October. I found the file as I was tidying up my Dropox! It was such a lovely diversion from Kyoto - calm, green, warm and fantastic scenery. We wandered from one scenic spot to another and soaked up the atmosphere. ...

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Ready, set….go!

Bags are (finally) packed! Our of office notifiers are on! I think it might be time for a holiday...? In just a few hours, I'll be safely tucked up on a BA flight to Tokyo and then on to Kyoto, for what has almost become our annual pilgrimage to Japan. "Excited" doesn't do it justice. ...