Ahhh, Kyoto. Such a magical city. As the former Imperial capital of Japan, Kyoto is home to over 2,000 religious sites – 1,600 Buddhist temples and 400 Shinto shrines – as well as palaces, gardens and architecture, all intact. It is one of the best preserved cities in Japan. Continue reading
We arrived in Kyoto late in the evening of the 23rd and immediately booked our Shinkansen tickets (wooohoo, JR Pass!) for Hiroshima the next day. Continue reading
Sadly parted ways with Tokyo, but were excited as more of Japan awaits! Continue reading
Tokyo was INCREDIBLE. As the most populous metropolitan area in the world, from the second we arrived to the second we left, it was like a constant assault on all our senses (thankfully, mostly in a good way). Continue reading
Taiwan’s Eastern Seaboard is ABSOLUTELY something to write home about (and, of course, write a blog post about). Continue reading
The Pingxi Line is a 12.9km long old mining railway that runs through the Pingxi District, from Ruifang to Jingtong, stopping at various old mining towns along the way. Continue reading
Said goodbye to Michael and Anne (SAD!) and made our way up to Taipei, Taiwan’s capital. Continue reading
Not many tourists (at least, non-Chinese tourists) come to Taiwan, which made it an AWESOME place to visit and explore. Continue reading
They (not exactly sure who ‘they’ is) say “A New York minute is a Hong Kong second”. Couldn’t have put it better myself.
… and the world really IS your oyster!
But seriously though, even three nights here is nowhere near enough. Continue reading