Dotonbori At Night

My Sunday Photo – Dotonbori At Night

My Sunday Photo for this week is titled Dotonbori At Night Dotonbori is the tourist destination in Osaka. It is unlike any place I have ever seen, even more surreal than the neon jungle of Shinjuku. At night it unleashes an all-out assault on the senses. The sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Dotonbori are unique. If there was one goal that I […]

Horse on a stick

…Did I Just Eat Horse?

Japan is a country of culinary delight. Some of them are famous (sushi, for example), while others are wonderful surprises that fill your mouth with unexpected joy (takoyaki springs to mind). Some surprises are good, but hard for the naïve Western brain to comprehend. Other surprises were… not good. Not good at all. As someone who has now spent the […]

Kyoto at Night

My Sunday Photo – Kyoto At Night

My Sunday Photo for this week is titled Kyoto at Night That’s right, yet another series of photos from Japan this week. Can you blame me? The county is extremely photogenic and for a want-to-be photographer like me the opportunities were endless. Kyoto was a particular favourite of mine – I’m sure you can see why! One of my favourite things […]

Fushimi Inari Shrine fox

Toddler Wearing at Fushimi Inari Shrine

So far on our Japan adventure, the stroller has been invaluable. It’s served as toddler transport, luggage mule, eating station and bed. It’s fair to say that it has been integral to the success of our adventures so far. But, no matter how good a stroller is, there’s one situation it can’t deal well with… stairs.   Fushimi Inari Shrine […]

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