This post is part of a series called Japan 2016 I’ve been to Kokura before, very briefly at dusk, when the castle was already closed. This visit, almost 10 years…
One of the three oldest hot spring towns in Japan.
Traditional Japanese residence with spacious garden in Nikko.
This post is part of a series called Japan 2016 Nikko is one of my favorite places in Japan. When I lived in Tokyo, I used to come here for…
This post is part of a series called Japan 2016 Once my home for 7 years, this city holds a lot of nostalgia – and (still) a lot of secrets….
In March 2016 I made a 2 week trip to Vietnam, crossing the country from north to south. Hanoi, the capital, was my entry point, and it was here that I got my very first taste of Vietnam.
These traditional kagura dances based on Japanese mythology are performed daily at Takachiho shrine.