Tag: japan

Kyoto – Kiyomizudera and Higashiyama

Kyoto – Kiyomizudera and Higashiyama

From my previous visits to Kyoto (2) it has always been my favourite city to visit in Japan.  Not that sure about how fun it would be to live there though, as it has a “small town” feeling to it.  I would probably die of […]

Stuck in the mountains – Takamine

Stuck in the mountains – Takamine

Continuing on from lunch (see previous post) we went off hiking another mountain. That is, until we had a little accident. Look closely at the below picture.     Here is a close up if you are having trouble seeing it. This is my friend, B. […]

Snowshoe hiking – Takamine

Snowshoe hiking – Takamine

So with winter ending soon and spring coming (Sakura!) my friends and I thought we better enjoy the last of the snow. And visit Takamine.  A couple hours out of Tokyo, this place is famous for its outdoor onsens.  More on this in the next […]

Skiing in Japan

Skiing in Japan

I spent the last two weeks skiing in Japan and it is quite a different experience. The latter trip was the one where I had my camera so that is the one I’m going to talk about.  And no, the DSLR stayed at home because […]