Category: Japan

Yokohama at Night

Yokohama – An attractive port city

As our Japanese campervan tour was nearing the end our next location to visit was Yokohama. In the planning stages of this trip it was not a must see for

Meoto Iwa near Futami Okitama Shrine

Meoto Iwa & Futami Okitama Shrine

Our next location after leaving Kyoto was to visit Meoto Iwa and Futami Okitama shrine. When planning this trip we had considered heading as far west as Hiroshima. We quickly


Kyoto Sightseeing – Top 10 Attractions

Most of the popular attractions on a Kyoto sightseeing itinerary are close to the centre. We decided to look for good value accommodation with parking so that we could leave

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

One of the places Ewelina and I were really keen to visit when we reached Kyoto was Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. We had seen lots of photographs on websites like Flickr,

Shirahige Shrine Torii Gate

Shirahige Shrine & Ukimido Temple Lake Biwa

We left Kanazawa in the afternoon heading in the direction of Kyoto. We decided to stop at a Michi-no-Eki close to Lake Biwa to spend another night in the campervan.

Leaving the rat race behind