Category: Travel

Nikko: Day 3

So, today was our last day here :( Back to boring old Tokyo and the same old same old ;) We decided to have breakfast in a local bakery. It was...

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Nikko: Day 2

Having visited the temples yesterday, today was all about the haikingu. After breakfast in the hotel (my first Western food for weeks – bread – yes, bread! and toasted at that...

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Nikko: Day 1

Getting out of Tokyo took ages – it was suburbia suburbia suburbia, until suddenly I realised we were in the countryside and heading up the mountains. This was really exciting. The...

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Where’s Wa…Fi

I am in Nikko with Agneta. It’s beautiful here – cold, clear, sunny, fresh – everything that the mountains should be. Suddenly found myself uber-excited when we arrived at the station...

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December travelling

It has to be said it’s taking me a fair time to sort out this trip, partly because of the distraction (?!) of getting a job (don’t have to say “trying”...

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Shibamata

This weekends family outing was to Shibamata, an old town in the Katsushika district just outside Tokyo. We went to visit the Taishaku-ten Nichiren Buddhist Temple – a particularly beatiful temple...

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Last weekend

It’s Friday, so time for a rushed post about last weekend! Saturday saw the Suzuki’s and Fiona-san jump on a boat fom Toyosu up the Sumida River to Asakusa. It’s a...

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