Arriving in Japan // Back to Awaji-shima // Kiseki no Hoshi // Trip to Shimane Prefecture // Adachi Museum of Art // Yuushien Garden // Izumo Taisha // Train to Kyoto Blimey, I feel like I’ve done a lot of things in the last few days. Although, I think it does feel like that when… Read More Adachi Museum of Art: a psycho-emotional journey
Big Cypress Preserve // Montgomery Botanical Centre // Vizcaya // Block Botanical Garden // Pinecrest Apart from all the serious conferencing I did in Miami, I also managed to get out and see some of Florida. The most MEGA EXCITING thing I did was a short visit & tour of Big Cypress Preserve, which is… Read More Wading Through the Everglades
Settling into the USA // Longwood Garden’s Research Department // Tissue Culture So after recovering from food poisoning, I managed to feel well for about three days before getting a stinking cold, which made me feel rubbish for over a week! I was a very grumpy adventuring gardener. I don’t think that I’m allergic to the… Read More I’m a Scientist Now
Two Shikoku Trips // Farewell Presentation // Vegan Party in Osaka // Display Change // Last day! Thursday was my last day at Kiseki no Hoshi, and I’m flying to the USA today. I can’t believe it! I’m sure that I only just got here. Didn’t I? Luckily the last few weeks have been very busy so I haven’t… Read More I’ll Miss You, Japan!
Kanazawa // Kenrokuen // Kanazawa-jo // Geisha Districts // Temple Districts // D.T. Suzuki Museum // Art Galleries // Crafts // Gold // Ninja-dera Kanazawa is my favourite city in Japan. (So far.) It is amazing! Not only does it have one of the most beautiful train stations in the world, but it also has one of the… Read More Kanazawa: The City That Superlatives Were Made For
Kyu-Iwasaki-tei // Kyu-Furukawa // Rikugien // Koishikawa Korakuen // Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu // Hama-Rikyu // Kiyosumi // Mukojima-Hyakkaen // Meji Jingu Shrine Gardens // Others Tokyo isn’t really known for its gardens and it certainly doesn’t have anywhere near the number as Kyoto. There are around 10-20 notable public gardens to visit, in comparison to Kyoto’s 100 or… Read More The Gardens of Tokyo
6 Days in Tokyo // Sleeper train // Gardens // Food // Architecture // Art // Shopping // Kabuki // Kawaii Monster Cafe // Boat trip // So much plum blossom // Shrines & Temples // Organisational Fail // Fuji-san in the Clouds So here it is, the current capital of Japan. I spent last Wednesday to this… Read More Capitals of Japan: Tokyo