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Nippon Over to Japan (Part 15: Wrap-Up) – The End of the Series lots of photographs in this post :)

If you’re new to this blog then welcome and welcome back to my current followers.  This is the 15th part of my series ‘Nippon over to Japan’, the previous 14 parts have been dedicated to Arriving in Tokyo, Ryogoku, Tokyo (Sumo Town), Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo, Food in Tokyo, Food in Tokyo (Part 2), Tokyo… Continue reading Nippon Over to Japan (Part 15: Wrap-Up) – The End of the Series lots of photographs in this post 🙂

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Nippon Over to Japan (Part 14: Kyoto. Continued)

If you’re new to this blog then welcome and welcome back to my current followers.  This is the 14th part of my series ‘Nippon over to Japan’, the previous 13 parts have been dedicated to Arriving in Tokyo, Ryogoku, Tokyo (Sumo Town), Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo, Food in Tokyo, Food in Tokyo (Part 2), Tokyo… Continue reading Nippon Over to Japan (Part 14: Kyoto. Continued)

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Nippon Over to Japan (Part 13: Kyoto)

Continuing on from my last post about Kyoto, it was a few days after our arrival in the former capital that we experienced some of the wrath what what the typhoon season had to throw at us.  During our trip we had been watching the weather forecast on the TV which showed typhoon Talas approaching… Continue reading Nippon Over to Japan (Part 13: Kyoto)

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Nippon Over to Japan (Part 12: Kyoto)

I’m going to do Kyoto in a couple of parts I think, because looking back I have even more photographs than I got of Tokyo.  I spent a week in Kyoto and it was honestly one of the most beautiful cities I have ever visited.  Kyoto was the old Japanese capital during the Edo period,… Continue reading Nippon Over to Japan (Part 12: Kyoto)

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Nippon Over to Japan (Part 11: Nara)

Since we left Tokyo our accommodation was nothing to write home about, that was true until we arrived in Nara.  For the most part we had been booking our accommodation based on price to keep the costs of travelling down but for Nara we decided to splash out and book a room in the famous… Continue reading Nippon Over to Japan (Part 11: Nara)

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Nippon Over to Japan (Part 10: Osaka to Kobe)

I am going to start this post with a bit of a disclaimer.  I’ve been putting this post off for a little while because I only ended up spending one day in Osaka and took a trip to Kobe on what would have been the second day there, the reason for this was that when… Continue reading Nippon Over to Japan (Part 10: Osaka to Kobe)

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Nippon over to Japan (Part 9: Miyajima)

Miyajima is a small island very near to Hirosima, it can be reached via the JR rail and a short ferry ride, and for the views and nature I would highly recommend anybody visiting Hiroshima to make the trip.  To get there you can take the JR from Hiroshima to Iwakuni, from there take the… Continue reading Nippon over to Japan (Part 9: Miyajima)