Osaka: Crazy Town

Osaka, like Takayama, was another one of those places I didn’t do any research on before I turned up. I had expected it to be a bit like Hiroshima, or a less interesting version of Tokyo, but boy was I wrong. One of the things I really like about Japan is that every city, every … More Osaka: Crazy Town

2 Hours in… Himeji

“Alright, hands up. Who wants to go to Himeji Castle tomorrow?” Machi asked the group. In my head, I cheered. Himeji wasn’t advertised as part of the tour, but my enthusiasm (and canvassing) to visit it had got it added as an optional extra excursion – result. I nearly jumped for joy when everyone put … More 2 Hours in… Himeji