This trip to Japan which started off in Niseko followed by Kyoto and Osaka is my first big trip in 2017. It is my first as we left on the first day of the new year, on January 1st at that! They say that is the best way to start the year rolling!
As I have mentioned before, this year has been nothing short of amazing. As this year comes to a close, I see that it’s also been a wonderful year in travel. I went to places that moved me, left an impact, and filled me with so much awe and wonder. I am humbled and grateful at… Continue reading Best of 2015: My Favorite Travel Moments
When in Japan, make use of the efficient systems in place. We left Tokyo for Osaka on the Shinkansen train, also known as the bullet train. This line is the transportation artery that links Japan’s three largest metropolitan areas: Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka.
And so the Japan adventure continues… Since we were based in Osaka for the whole duration of our stay (see my previous post about that first part of the trip here), we had to take a train ride to see Kyoto, a place quite popular among tourists. We knew it was essential for us to visit… Continue reading A Trip to the Other Side of Japan – part 2 of 2
I have always been fascinated with Japan. The country is rich in history and culture. Although very modern and technologically-driven, the Japanese people never forget their centuries-old traditions. It is clean everywhere. Urban landscape is in order. Everything just seems to work efficiently… not to mention that Japanese food is always fresh, good and top… Continue reading A Trip to the Other Side of Japan – part 1 of 2