Japan Part 4 : Tokyo

At last I have got round to writing about the last stop on our trip to Japan, but most embarrassingly, its a year ago today since we went!  We left Tokyo until the last city on our adventure, mainly to stop us having a mad dash across the country the day before we left! But …

Japan Part 2: Miyajima

Late afternoon, after tearing ourselves away from Hiroshima we took a short train ride and ferry (all included in the handy Japan rail pass!) to Miyajima, which is a small island just off the coast, and home to the Itsukushima Shrine for which it is famous.  On arrival our hosts collected us and transported us …

An Intro to Japan

Tonight is planning night.  In just over 6 weeks we head eastwards to Japan, and all we have organised at the moment are our flights.  So we have dedicated tonight to planning our adventure.  To get us in the planning mood, I decided to cook something Japanese, so I reached for the Wagamama Ways with …