Trip Tips: Spring 2016 Travel Updates

As Japan welcomes spring with flowers and festivals, a whole range of benefits for travelers also seem to be cropping up. I know I usually mention travel developments in a post at the beginning of the year, but as Japan gears up for the Olympics in a few years, things seem to be moving a... Continue Reading →

Great Gardens: Kawachi Fujien

How is it that, given my acknowledged love of Japanese gardens, I rarely seem to write many up on this blog? Let's change that, shall we? 🙂 Today starts the first of my Great Gardens series, and no better spot to begin with than the currently blooming Kawachi Fujien. For the past few years, several... Continue Reading →

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