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Castle in the fog

8 November 2017

Japan-Gifu-Rain-Fog-Castle-Garden - Castle in the fog

Weather update: Misty fog but still really warm. Health update: Mildly snotty but maybe already getting better? Today I got to use the plethora o....

Last stop

7 November 2016

Japan-Sendai-Tokyo-Castle-Shinkansen - Last stop

Now I am back in Tokyo, hark the heralds. I will be here for 3 nights. Then I will be on a plane overnight, then I will be home on Friday. More pr....

Famous food and plenty of parking

23 October 2016

Japan-Toyama-Castle-Ramen - Famous food and plenty of parking

Toyama has more places to park than any other city I have seen in my life. Most of the city is dedicated to parking. Not multi storey parking buil....

Sand castle

24 November 2015

Japan-Fukuoka-Park-Castle-Beach - Sand castle

It was looking particularly grey, and damp, so hanging around the city was the order of the day. I decided to head west, after scrolling google ma....

Rainy bomb day

17 November 2015

Japan-Hiroshima-Castle-Rain-Memorial - Rainy bomb day

As predicted, its raining. At times it was raining just enough to justify an umbrella, which I didnt have, but mostly it was raining enough for me....

Monkeys castles and fighter jets

12 November 2015

Japan-Inuyama-Castle-Monkeys - Monkeys castles and fighter jets

Today I went to Inuyama, which is near Gifu, north of Nagoya. Inuyama is a town famous for its castle, which is a real castle, built around 1500, ....

Osaka castle - Nagoya branch

11 November 2015

Japan-Nagoya-Castle-Curry-Flowers - Osaka castle - Nagoya branch

Today I did the touristy thing and went to Nagoya Castle. It is newly constructed, and still under construction, I took great care to ensure I hid....

Osaka Castle

13 March 2012

Japan-Osaka-Castle - Osaka Castle

Osaka castle is one of the main attractions of Osaka. Its also listed as the number 1 tourist trap. I figure it cant be that bad since it only cos....


10 March 2012

Japan-Kyoto-Nijo-Castle-Ramen - Kyoto

As the title says, today I went to Kyoto. When I woke up the sun was actually shining so I thought I better make the most of it. Kyoto is a 20 min....

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