Izushi Castle ruins, Toyooka

Izushi Castle ruins, Toyooka

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It’s finally starting to cool down in Japan, so we’re able to go on more adventures and be comfortable. We can even wear pants without sweating like crazy… Today we headed out on another countryside adventure. I had been wanting to go see some castle ruins for some time, so on this adventure we decided […]

Sakura Season

Sakura Season

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The cherry blossom season is upon us. The time where everyone is seemingly happy. Everyone is outside, taking things slow, and taking photos of the Sakura, their dog and Sakura, their babies and Sakura, their car and Sakura… Anything with Sakura goes. There is honestly not much to say about this short time in spring […]

Nara and the poor deer

Nara and the poor deer

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Almost a year has passed since we landed in Japan, and we have visited many places, but we still haven’t gone to Nara and seen the famous deers. So we jumped on the train and headed east. We didn’t really have anything specific we wanted to see or do in Nara. But obviously the tame […]

Hisorical Røros

Hisorical Røros

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We woke to a pretty nice morning after our night in the cabin. The sun was shining, and we were excited for the day ahead. So we got some water boiling for our coffee and started making breakfast. As per usual we were having bread with brown cheese – caviar and cheese – and spekepølse […]

Maizuru Natural Culture Garden

Maizuru Natural Culture Garden

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It’s always nice to have some common interests with your partners family. Especially nice when that common interest is a hobby you’ve had for many years, and they’re equally into it. This time that hobby is photography, and that brought us on a family road trip to Maizuru, and the Maizuru Natural Culture Garden. Maizuru […]

Kyoto Daytrip

Kyoto Daytrip

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Ahh Kyoto… The cultural capital of Japan. Around every corner there’s a temple or a shrine, or some other ancient sight to see. It’s also where you’ll get real embarrassed to be a tourist. When you’re in Japan, you have to go to Kyoto. In fact, travelling to Japan and not going to Kyoto is […]

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle

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One of not only Osakas, but Japans, most famous and historical landmarks is Osaka Castle… While Osaka castle is often considered to be less impressive than Himeji castle in neighbouring Hyogo prefecture, Osaka castle played a major role in the unification of Japan, and is a must-visit spot for when you’re in the area. The […]