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Great sadness and great beauty

I spent last weekend in Fukuoka, a small city in the southwest of Japan. While I was there, I did a big day trip to Hiroshima and Miyajima, two relatively nearby destinations via the  1,904 more words

The gateway

Torii [鳥居], Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto [伏見稲荷大社, 京都]


Kyoto: the Western Capital

This morning we woke up late and we realised that we forgot to describe what happened yesterday after we arrived in Kyoto.

After checking in our nice Airbnb in Gion we decided to go out and have dinner, since we’re always hungry as you already know from our previous posts. 1,398 more words


Last day in Takayama

The futon… A 4cm thick matress typically used in ryokan… We even used two because we were concerned by it’s comfortableness.

Well, I can’t recall a better sleep in the last few years. 1,316 more words


Walking Japan: Fushimi Inari Shrine - The #1 Tourist Spot in Japan

Fushimi Inari, the #1 tourist spot of Japan (as per TripAdvisor). But who cares what TripAdvisor says, am I right?

Fushimi Inari is one of those very iconic shrines that you see pictures of when you research what to do in Kyoto. 876 more words


Sakura Flowers

Always gracing the beginning of spring.