Truly one of the best sights we saw on our recent trip to Japan. Perched majestically on top of a hill, it looks over the town of Himeji in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. It is also known as the White Egret/Heron as it supposedly resembles a big white bird ready to take flight.There has been a castle… Continue reading Himeji Castle
Osaka was our last stop before heading back to Korea. While in Osaka we made use of a 2 day Osaka Amazing Pass which gave us free entry to a lot of attractions and unlimited subway usage. It was definitely worth it and made getting around really simple. We checked into our AirBNB, which was… Continue reading Japanese TV Shows and Unlimited Beer in Osaka, Japan!
We spent the next leg of our Japan trip in Kyoto and surrounding areas. We had an early morning flight from Okinawa where we had spent some blissful days enjoying the island life. From Osaka we used our Kansai Thru Pass and took a train to Nara. We only spent the afternoon there, and took… Continue reading Kyoto
Nara Our first stop in Kansai was Nara, the capital back in the 8th century. The one and only thing I had heard about Nara prior to visiting was the deer. Upon arrival in Japan I kept asking people where I could find the deer and what the best way of seeing them was… Continue reading Here, Deer, Everywhere! A Day in Nara
Summer vacations (or any vacation) to me means beach. Sun, sand, sea. So with our trip to Japan, I was concerned about where or how I was going to get my beach time in. In our past school vacations from Korea, we have traveled to Indonesia and the Philippines. So Japan is not exactly the… Continue reading Okinawa
Summer Vacation! YAY Summer Vacation! Off we went to spend the next few weeks in Japan. Our trip took us through Tokyo, Okinawa, Nara, Kyoto, Himeji and Osaka. I flew out a few days earlier as Mark still had to work till the end of the week. I headed to Tokyo where I spent a… Continue reading Tokyo