Aizuwakamatsu is not on the most of the travel bucket lists. Nonetheless, it deserves to be because it is home to one of the greatest castles remaining in Japan (more information on Tsurugajo Castle can be found here) and to an amazing museum that testifies to, in carefully planned out display, its long history. … More Five things to do in Aizuwakamatsu (+video)
“Two of my great hates in life, fine dining and central London.” – The Crown This might be the greatest of lines of one my favorite TV shows lately. Fine dining is, as I have realized during my last visit to Shima hot springs last month (which I have mentioned here), not quite my cup … More Not So Fine Dining in Central Tokyo
Second part of our trip to Central Japan had a single goal of staying at a resort which “Spirited Away”‘s setting was based on (it’s even being mentioned here ). Before our trip I’d never seen the film, and I was compelled to see it before we embark on my first visit to a hot spring resort. First … More Shima Onsen & “Spirited Away” Inspired Inn
Road trips have become my favorite after our previous short trip to Enoshima. This time our destination was on-my-bucket-list-since-forever Nikko To-shogu, a shrine dedicated to one of the most famous military leaders of Japan – Tokugawa Ieyasu. The shrine is a town of Nikko, in Tochigi Prefecture somewhere in the center of the main island … More Nikko To-shogu and the mysterious tale about Tokugawa’s heritage
Going on a road trip is one of my favorites. You don’t have to get on a packed train, wait for anyone or anything – you just pack your stuff (and you can bring whatever and as much as you want) and you can make a stop wherever you want. Another thing I love is … More I went on a roadtrip to Enoshima and had a best dango of my life!