Geishas, monkeys, foxes and other splendors in Kyoto

Kyoto is a really really amazing city (!!!), so amazing that I had a lot of difficulties writing this article without it being too long, and I had to control myself to not publish all my photos. This old capital which is a lot more traditional, less exuberant, more elegant and sophisticated than Tokyo, won … More Geishas, monkeys, foxes and other splendors in Kyoto

From Magome to Tsumago – Following the footsteps of the samurai

We left Tokyo quite early in the day to start our Japan tour. Once again, we hung around for a while in Tokyo station to check out all the different options for our lunch. The bento boxes were all pretty and colourful and the choice seemed impossible: takoyaki, sushi or katsudon, all these in beautiful … More From Magome to Tsumago – Following the footsteps of the samurai

Cheers Tokyo!

We discovered Tokyo last January, right after our little stop in Kuala Lumpur. We knew that a trip to Japan would be THE ultimate culture shock of our lives! This trip required a little bit of preparation, as we wanted to maximise the use of our JR Pass (which cannot be ordered once in Japan). … More Cheers Tokyo!