Time flies, and our last day arrived in a schwush. There was still so much to see, so much to eat and to drink, but to try it all, we would have had to settle down for a year or two, at the least. So we narrowed it all down to a few last Kyoto-Osaka… Continue reading Temples, sakura and kimonos
Osaka and Kyoto are conveniently located about 30 minutes by train from one another, and if you really can't miss out on Kyoto once you're in the area. We had originally planned to stay 2 nights in Osaka, and 2 nights in Kyoto, but there were absolutely no available options within our budget. But honestly,… Continue reading Wonderful, rainy Kyoto
Osaka was already showing a occupation rate of 90% when, last minute and with a large amount of luck, we finally managed to find a rather price worthy hotel within walking distance from the Osaka Castle. So naturally, our very first tourist sight to visit was the Castle, one of Japans most famous landmarks, with… Continue reading The Osaka Castle
Steve and I have long dreamt of getting married in Japan, in secret, so when that didn't happen we made sure to book ourselves tickets to Osaka instead to celebrate our first wedding anniversary in the country of Mangas and Kawaii. And Japan started delivering upon exiting customs with tiny origamicranes given out as souvenirs… Continue reading Konnichiwa!