Arashiyama is one of my most favorite places to see and visit in Kyoto. I love the temples, bamboos, food stalls, people, and vibe of this place. For this trip, we decided to visit the Bamboo Forest and the Arashiyama Park. We planned on getting some food and sitting by on one of the parkContinue reading “Arashiyama, Kyoto 2018”
As I’ve said in my previous post, my husband and I enjoyed riding the gondola up Mount Misen and hiking down but to be honest, when my husband said he wanted to hike down, I wanted to punch him. We didn’t have the right shoes and it was cold. We also always hiked down whenContinue reading “Miyajima, Japan 2018”
After visiting Hiroshima, our next stop was Miyajima. Miyajima is famous for the Itsukushima Shrine and it’s floating torii gate. The shrine and torii gate is built over water making it seem to float during high tide.
Hiroshima is famous because this is where a nuclear bomb exploded. I’m not very good with history but the short story is, the United States dropped a bomb here which caused 70% of its population to die. It has a sad story but what I liked most about visiting this city is how you canContinue reading “Hiroshima, Japan 2018”