Tag Archive: Travel Journal

Things to see in Osaka: Dotonbori (Minami)

Home to one of Osaka’s most recognisable symbols – Dotonbori in the Namba (Minami) area is a loud, bright, and busy place to explore. So much fun by night.

Things to See in Osaka: Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle – the scene of many of Japan’s most important and defining events. The second largest city outside of Tokyo in Japan.

Sightseeing in Kyoto (Part Two) – Just my Travel Notes

With over 1,600 temples in Kyoto you are not going to see them all. There is so much to cover but the best thing is to just get out there and amongst it. Don’t have a shopping list of “selfies” – just enjoy spending time in the town and see what you see.

Sightseeing in Kyoto (Part One) – Just my travel Notes

Kyoto once served as the capital of Japan and the emperor’s residence from 794 to 1868. It is one of the top ten largest cities in Japan and blends modern with ancient around every corner.

Places to go in Japan: Takayama (Just My Travel Notes)

Takayama in Japan’s Gifu Prefecture. Set in the mountains it retains a magical piece of history with preserved streets and buildings dating from the Edo Period.

Weekly Photography Challenge: Surprise in Kyoto Japan

Surprise! Travel Photography! Weekly Photo Challenge

Bali 2014: Day 6 – Amed – is 4:15am even a time

Wednesday 12 November 2014 4:15am – wow what a glorious time to be awake, I mean the sun isn’t even up at this time – nor any hint of it arriving anytime soon. … Continue reading

Bali 2014: Day 5 – Moving Day (Legian to Amed)

Tuesday 11 November 2014 Woke up to another glorious morning in Bali.  Today we will be leaving the lovely All Seasons Hotel in Legian and heading out to Amed on the Eastern coast… Continue reading

Bali 2014: Day 4 – Last full day in Legian

Monday 10 November 2014 Given we were in bed so early last night, not a huge surprise that we both woke up pretty early this morning.  Today is our last full day in… Continue reading

Bali 2014: Day 3 – It’s just another Lazy Sunday

Sunday 9 November 2014 Despite the tiredness from yesterdays surfing adventure, I sprung out of bed bright and early this morning.  There is a certain excitement about waking in Bali each morning –… Continue reading