Category: Japan

Fuji Five Lakes

Fuji Five Lakes Tour

The time for our campervan tour of Japan had come, the first stop being the Fuji Five Lakes region. The flight from London via Istanbul on Turkish Airlines had been

Matsumoto Castle

Matsumoto Castle

As we were driving from the Fuji Five Lakes region towards Jigokudani Monkey Park we saw signs for Matsumoto and decided to make a small detour to visit Matsumoto Castle.

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Jigokudani Monkey Park

When planning our Japan Campervan Tour one of the Japanese attractions that Ewelina and I were both keen to visit was Jigokudani Monkey Park. We are both wildlife fans and

Kenrokuen Garden Kanazawa

Kenrokuen Garden Kanazawa

After leaving Jigokudani Monkey Park it had been our intention to do the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. It’s supposed to be spectacular but it’s also relatively expensive. It would  also not look

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.

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,

Leaving the rat race behind