Our train pulled into Kanazawa Main Station close to noon, and we were quite happy to finally be able to get off and stretch our limbs. Excitement coursed through us, with the beautiful town of Kanazawa ahead of us to explore! Continue reading Kanazawa (2D2N) – Day 1
The capital of Ishikawa prefecture in Japan, Kanazawa is a city steeped in historical significance. Not as popular amongst Singaporeans as Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto, I’m glad I paid this hidden gem a visit this time round. Continue reading Kanazawa (2D2N) – Trip Itinerary
A short hop away from Kyoto, Arashiyama is a great place to spend half a day, or even a full day at.
We still had time to check out the usual touristy haunts in Kyoto, as well as end off the day with a great meal at Katsukura Kyoto! Continue reading Kyoto (2D2N) – Day 2
Delicious food and great scenery, what more could I ask for while on holiday? Curious to find out where I spent my first day in Kyoto? Well, read on to find out! (: Continue reading Kyoto (2D2N) – Day 1
Kyoto has a charm about it that few other cities have, and I am not referring to only Japanese cities. All along, I have been enamoured by this small town, with its quaint little alleyways and traditional shopfronts. Kyoto also boasts some really good photo spots as well, and it is really no surprise that many couples head there for their wedding photo shoots.
I enjoyed my leisurely stroll along the serene Philosopher’s Path, before admiring the setting sun’s rays reflecting off the cobbled paths and little teahouses along Shirakawa Dori. If you thought Osaka was slow paced (in comparison to Tokyo), wait till you visit Kyoto! Although it’s my second time in Kyoto, I know that I will be back again! (: Continue reading Kyoto (2D2N) – Trip Itinerary
Ah Kobe. The humble town which lent its name to the famous Kobe beef. We even managed to squeeze in some time at Arima Onsen, which has over a thousand years of history as a hot springs retreat in Japan. Continue reading Osaka (5D4N) – Day 5 (Kobe)
Who said Osaka is all about that city life? All in all, it was a restful fourth day for us in Osaka, and I hope you enjoy reading and viewing the pictures below! Continue reading Osaka (5D4N) – Day 4