There’s so much to see in Kyoto, and much of it involves a 20-60 minute bus or train ride. Today, I visited the Arishimaya area and the stunning bamboo forest.
If you have time to do just one thing while visiting Kyoto, the Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine is a must, with more than 10,000 blazing red torii gates.
So much to see in beautiful Kyoto! Here are several photos from my first day out-n-about.
On one recent night I had two new experiences: I stayed at my first hostel, and I slept inside of a bookshelf. Yup, that’s right. A bookshelf.
It’s the most touristy thing to do in Tokyo — but you can’t NOT do it. The famous Shibuya Crossing is just as much fun watching from the street as it is from high above. I’ll show you!
I recently moved from my Tokyo hotel to a Tokyo Airbnb apartment. It’s my first experience with a Japanese-style bathroom and shower, which is a bit different from what we’re used to in the United States … so allow me to take you on a little tour!