Pikachu, bidets and the crazy experience that is the ‘onsen’…Japan was one big culture shock for us, but in the best way possible. Come with us as we explore the bizarre, the beautiful and the delicious!
Angry miso IS ANGRY!!!
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Hmmm…saggy dudes with wedgies certainly make me hungry for snacks!!
Another day of hiking today, but a much shorter one than most. After picking up some lunch packs we drove up to the port of Anbo, first of all visiting […]
Today we decided to give our weary bodies a rest and do a circumnavigation of Yakushima island (yes, a tautology for those that way inclined). We went clockwise and made […]
Again, a traditional Japanese breakfast to start the day. After having a chat with Kentaro he managed to convince us to give ‘natto’ another try. Unfortunately the nasty natto hasn’t […]
Remember those horror stories they used to scare you with on school camp? The one where the catchphrase of the story was, “Whatever you do, DON’T LOOK UP!”? Yeah, well…we […]
So many great cats in this city! In no other city in Japan have we seen so many (excluding cat cafes of course!). Unfortunately no photos though 🙁 Today we […]
Today was a transit day between Miyajima and Kagoshima by train for the most part. Our hotel (Remm Hotel) in Kagoshima was chosen without many reviews to back to it […]
Both mornings in Miyajima I got up before sunrise (5:05 for a 6:05 sunrise) to get some shots of the famous torii gate. The first morning the tide was out, […]
As with many of the major tourist towns in Japan, Miyajima has a ropeway that can take you to the top of Mt Misen in the blink of an eye, […]