The View from atop Inuyama Castle

A few weekends ago, I went to a festival in Inuyama with some friends from work. During that time, we also visited Inuyama’s famous castle. The castle features a balcony at its top, from which you can enjoy an amazing view of the city below.

Late Afternoon in Tachikawa

Last weekend I visited Tachikawa to see some friends. Afterwards, I went for a walk around the station and had had a snack. It was around rush hour, so it was pretty busy. The weather started off well, but did a complete turn mid-afternoon. The sky was cloudy and it rained from time to time. […]

Tokyo Skytree

The first stop on our journey, after finding breakfast, was Asakusa station to see the Tokyo Skytree. We decided that because we had a lot of extra time, we would walk from the station.  Unfortunately we misjudged the distance by quite a lot. Once we finally got there, there wasn’t much of a wait to […]

The skies above

The view from above San Francisco during my visit earlier this month. I didn’t get to explore very much, but what I saw from the plane was pretty cool. This was arriving from Japan. On the way back, I was sat in thr central row. I would like to visit again in the future when […]

SOS! Lost in Shinjuku. Again.

I get lost a lot. On my way to a cat cafe, I got lost in east Shinjuku.  What should have been a ten minute walk turned into a half an hour of google maps telling me to try and walk through buildings. Every time I thought I was finally going the right way, my […]

View from Gifu Tower 43

I recently had some free time, so I hopped on a train to Gifu. Since coming to Japan, I have never been to Gifu City, though I have worked in several schools in the prefecture. I thought it was time to remedy that.   The train ride was pretty short, since I took a rapid […]