Category Archives: Japan

Our last 24 hours in Japan

Quite unbelievably our time is almost up in Japan. It’s been a hectic and boiling hot 4 weeks, travelling from the very top of the country to the Japanese Alps and as far south as Hiroshima. Losing our wallet cost … Continue reading

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The Good and the Bad

Well, it’s been a difficult and stressful week – by far the worst of all our travelling.  After praying for world peace my wallet was stolen in Hiroshima. Maybe a lesson there – perhaps we need to start smaller – … Continue reading

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A prayer for world peace in Hiroshima

Travelling presents daily introductions to new topics of conversation and this was certainly the case in Hiroshima. Whilst Noah had learnt about the 1st and 2nd World Wars his knowledge didn’t include the world’s first Atomic Bomb. Fortunately, today’s Hiroshima is … Continue reading

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Kyoto – Japan’s cultural capital

Reported by Noah and Sam – Kyoto is one of the world’s most culturally rich cities. It has 17 Unesco World Heritage sites, more than 1600 Buddhist temples and over 400 Shinto shrines. It would take a lifetime to visit … Continue reading

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Travel Troubles

Typhoon troubles train travel   Reported by Noah & Sam (both are extremely tired!)  –  Yesterday, our travel troubles began in the far north of Hokkaido when a typhoon swept across Japan. We were ready to leave Wakkanai – the … Continue reading

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Japanese food- tasty in my tummy

Reported by Noah-I wasn’t expecting to like much Japanese food but I actually do! Different prefectures (areas) have speciality food. we’re in northern Japan Hokkaido          (an island) so there’s plenty of seafood around. Yesterday we went to the Hakodate fish … Continue reading

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READER’S COMPETITION!!

Today we are having a quiz and the first person to answer correctly, using ‘comments’ below, will win a surprise from Japan (prize has yet to be decided). Sorry but our Japanese readers are excluded from this competition (you have … Continue reading

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