We spent the morning wandering two of the Aomori Fish markets in Japan. One is ‘Furukawa’ market (Furukawa Ichiba), the other one is near the station called ‘Auga’ market (Auga Shinsen Ichiba). They are very popular to go for breakfast or lunch but do tend to be closed by 6pm. At Furukawa market, there is […]
We make the train journey crossing Kyushu to Beppu. The journey also offered great views of Mount Aso erupting. We successfully caught the Shinkansen back up to Kumamoto and then caught the Kyushu overland train to go across Kyushu. This was a beautiful train journey and well recommended. It also offered great views of Mount Aso […]
We spent the day in Nagasaki after leaving Hakata. We viewed the atomic bomb epicentre along with the peace park. Then viewed the 26 christen martyrs memorial, glovers garden and then had Chinese for lunch.
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 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 go to Hakodate Asa-ichi for breakfast. It’s a large outdoor fish market in the centre of Hakodate and very popular for locals and tourists alike. The market consists of many seafood stalls and restaurants. Everything looked fresh and and there were also live crabs and fish. The market was lively with shop owners and staff […]
We visit the hell of Beppu, Kyushu, Japan. There are a number of hells in Beppu, which demonstrates the thermal activity of the city. We decided to spend the morning at Beppu Onsen (Beppu hot springs). There were steams everywhere in the town! We understood why it’s called “Hell”. The hotsprings temperature is boiling water of […]
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.