LETS HIKE! Want to escape the hectic streets of Tokyo for a beautiful day hike? Mount Takao is the place! Easily accessible on the subway, the mountain boasts stunning autumnal colours, modest temples and steaming bowls of udon with a view. It’s the perfect way to see Japan’s natural beauty, in a casual and relaxed Read More
8 Things I Loved in Tokyo, Japan!
In a city of neon lights, golden temples and sailor moon junkies, one could just about lose themselves forever. The old and the new crash together with force, juxtaposing traditional kimono covered streets with loud robot bars. If I hadn’t experienced it, I wouldn’t believe it. However, such a place exists and that place is Tokyo, Read More
Hakone: Japan’s Great Outdoors!
Hundreds of trees rise high into the sky and line the walking path still dotted with stones from the Edo period. About two hours south west of Tokyo rests a stunning hidden gem of Japan. A perfect nature getaway, Hakone sits in the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and is best known for its hot springs, also Read More
The Best View Comes After the Hardest Climb – Hiking Mount Fuji!
Moving to Japan this year has introduced me to a plethora of cultural experiences and adventures. This is a country that surpasses the western standards of living in many ways, constantly surprising me with what I find, innovative ways of doing things. And so I vowed to take advantage of it during my 6 month Read More
Konnichiwa from Japan – Adjusting to Tokyo Living!
I moved to Tokyo about 3 weeks ago and have been adjusting to the cultural changes that come with moving around the world. In some ways, Japan is very similar to home, boasting all the big city characteristics one would associate with a bustling town full of people. Funnily enough though, a lot of my Read More