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!
Ueyakato Zoen // Murin-an // Secret Garden // Keihanna Memorial Park // Nanzen-ji Hello! I’ve been very quiet on the blog/instagram front recently- hopefully you haven’t missed my updates too much – for three main reasons: I’m deep in the denial stage of mourning about the fact that I have to leave Japan in just… Read More Being a Gardener in Kyoto
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
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
Kyoto (Gion, Kawaramachi, Nishiki Market) // Tenryuji-en // Kokedera // Jizo-in // Arashiyama Bamboo Grove //Okochi Sanso // Ryoanji // Toji-in // Myoshinji (Taizo-in etc) // Daitokuji (Zuiho-in, Daisen-in, Ryogen-in, Koto-in) // Yasaka Shrine & Maruyama Park // Chion-in // Shoren-in // International Manga Museum I think I have Zen Blindness. As you may be… Read More Komorebi & Karesansui
Clumsy fool // Nara // Big Buddha // Deer // Fire On Friday I started writing a post with more details about Kiseki no Hoshi, the Amazing Orchid Show and what it’s like to work here… and then I poured water all over my laptop. Sigh. So, I spent most of the evening pushing q-tips and small pieces of… Read More Capitals of Japan: Nara