Riding the circular Yamanote Line on a Sunday in Tokyo, it is easy to daydream. Those who have found themselves
Last year my family and I visited the Sapporo Beer Factory. I have been there a few times but the
I never get tired of going to Mt Hiei and taking photos. The three Enryakuji temple complexes are fabulous and
Great photo of Kiyomizu Temple from the 1880s.
The newly refurbished roof of Himeji Castle is really, really white. No wonder people in Japan are bewildered. This isn’t
Teradaya Inn. The simple, old inn with a lot of history. Most people would simple bypass this place without having
Two of my favourite Japanese travel books were written by Alan Booth. The Roads to Sata (1986) and Looking for
Browsing my photos over the weekend I realised one of the photos I posted last week has a connection with
When I visited Nishi Honganji I bought a series of old hand drawn postcards. I picked out one that I
I have a lot of old photos on my hard drive so I thought I would share some with you.
The Kofun Period (古墳時代 Kofun jidai) refers to the protohistoric period of Japan, usually dated from 250 to ca 538