During a long weekend in June 2018, we decided to tick another country off our list and visited the neighbourly Republic of Ireland. Dublin, in particular, with its fun vibrant atmosphere, rich history and ancient buildings, seemed like the ideal city to explore. We didn’t find any leprechauns […]
Whilst visiting Tokyo, we did not miss the opportunity to take a day trip to Lake Kawaguchiko and Churieto Pagoda, in order to view the elusive Mount Fuji. This active volcano is also Japan’s highest mountain at 3776 meters. It last erupted in 1707.
The Prince Park Tower Tokyo is a 5* hotel, situated in the Minato area of Tokyo. This was the first of three hotels we stayed in, during our recent trip to Tokyo. All these hotels shared one thing in common – they had spectacular views. Our room at […]
Kyoto is the spiritual oasis of Japan. The magnificent facades of its many temples and shrines, and the lush ambiance of its Japanese gardens, captured our hearts. From the ancient streets of Gion where the geishas wander, to the golden balconies of the Kinkakuji temple, every area we […]
When we were in Japan, chasing cherry blossoms, we noticed our Instagram feed was full of beautiful photos of the tulip fields in Lisse, that look like they go on for miles and miles. I had first looked into this, along with the Keukenhof Gardens, when we visited […]
Tokyo is a perfect amalgamation of modern and futuristic, ancient and traditional. Just around the corner from skyscrapers and offices, you may find a Buddhist temple or a small shrine. You’ll see women in suits amongst those in kimonos. Posh hotels near traditional Japanese style diners. You’ll get […]
Welcome to the first in a series of blogs to help you make the most out of planning your trip to Japan, during cherry blossom season. This was our most overwhelming trip to date, with so much to see and do, amongst the hustle and bustle of the […]