On the way to Osaka, we decided to do the Okayama city centre walk. Okayama is often referred as the gateway to west Japan so it has many affordable restaurants and bars. We left Kochi for Osaka, but would be stopping at Okayama for a look around on the way. Again the train journey back to […]
We had dinner at Dotonbori in Osaka Japan. They had delicious yakatori at an affordable price and then a typical style city breakfast the following morning. We arrived at Osaka and found some very affordable accommodation, checked in and did the room review. It was just a single room with a shared bathroom, but hey at […]
We spent some time visiting Nara buddha (Todai-ji Daibutsuden) and enjoyed watching the deer in Nara park. We then moved from Osaka to Nara. Unfortunately due to the heavy rain we had to cut short our trip in Nara. Firstly we went to Nara koen, or Nara park where lots of deer were just hanging around […]
We moved to Kyoto from Nara. And we spent some time experiencing Kyoto train station which had changed and was new and big since we had last been to Kyoto. After the trip to Nara, we had built up a healthy appetite for some lunch & June was keen to try some Kyoto ramen. We […]
We went to visit some of the Kyoto temples which were Kiyomizu-dera which is Kiyomizu temple and Kinkaku-ji which is Kinkaku temple. ‘Kin’ means gold, ‘Kaku’ (in this case) means palace. So gold palace temple is Kinkaku-ji. Kiyomizu basically means very clear water. The slopes from Kiyomizu-dera is also nice thing. Nice atmosphere buildings and shops… […]
Nige & June visit the Hiroshima dome plus Miyajima island. Hiroshima dome is a place to pay your respect for the destruction the city suffered. Miyajima island is a wonderful place to admire and enjoy Japanese culture at its best.
We decided to have sushi in Kanazawa fish market for breakfast. Sushi is often a popular option for breakfast in Japan. We went to the Fish Market, ‘Oumicho ichiba’ known in Kanazawa. There were lots of fish mongers and other kinds of shops and Sushi stalls. They open early starting from around 7 or 8 (official […]