In Japan I regularly find myself swooning over accommodations with ‘it’ – there’s often an indescribable attraction or connection with the place. It could be the energy of the space, or something small and subtle- yet masterfully curated, like the house ‘scent’ , but more often […]1 Read More
When the world gets back on its feet…. I’m fairly certain all of us who suffer from travel-lust (not just travel writers and tour operators) will be desperate to bust out of isolation and travel our buns off . So in an effort to maintain positivity […]0 Read More
We can’t seriously be at the end of June already? I swear we just arrived back from February’s Japan winter tour? Turns out…. no. We have in fact just returned from our 2nd Japan trip for 2018 (this time for Zenbu Haru spring tour in May […]0 Read More
Okayama is famous for its castle (peeking over the shoulder of the tree on the right in the image below), sweet, sweet summer peaches, the story of Momotaro – the Peach Boy), Bizen ceramic ware, various citrus fruit and this spectacular garden –Korakuen – ranked as one of […]0 Read More
Naturally I’m rather fond of Japanese architecture but for some reason traditional buildings of the castle variety have never really grabbed me… Nijo Castle is different. For one… it’s not your A-typical castle. It isn’t a wedding cake perched high on a hill overlooking the town, […]0 Read More
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