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the ghibli museum, or why i wish i was small enough to play in a kids' area

So anyone who knows me will know that I’ve got a somewhat unhealthy obsession with anything and everything Studio Ghibli oriented. It should therefore come as absolutely no surprise that when I went to Japan, I made heading over to the Ghibli museum an absolute priority. 873 more words



10 Dec 2014
‘Hey!’ Exclaimed David cocking his head to one side and pointing at nothing in particular. I recognised his listening face. ‘This is me!’ We were having breakfast in the restaurant on the 41st floor. 987 more words

Japan 2014 - Day 3 (Tokyo)

You can read days 1 and 2 here!

We got up early again and did round 2 of the breakfast buffet, which was as good as before (and thankfully I didn’t embarrass myself with the tea this time). 2,608 more words

Travelling Differently

Japan Trip: Studio Ghibli Museum

One of the things that I got to tick off of my bucket list is that I went to the Studio Ghibli Museum! I am very happy that I made the choice to go there with my friends, I had a great time and I want to go again in the future with any future kids so they can play on the big cat bus. 71 more words


Tokyo the Wonderful

Even with the madness and the strange, some of which I covered here, Tokyo is one of the most incredible cities on the planet. It is always alive, be it to the beating footsteps of the countless men and women in suits as they pass from here to there or the sounds of trains clattering above and underground or traffic lights, cars and stores all fighting to have their voices heard amid the activity. 1,436 more words


Day 4

A lecture on Japanese movies by Patrick McCoy followed by a mini-lecture on Daidogei Daikagura (Street Performance) by Michiyo Kagami and a performance of balancing and umbrella spinning – very impressive! 66 more words

Studio Ghibli Museum

A Miyazaki fan would definitely not miss the Studio Ghibli Museum even if it means having to read everything in Japanese. hahahaha
We read that one can explore the museum for about 45 minutes so we decided to have our session scheduled around 4pm. 571 more words

Asian Trips