On this day: Arashiyama & more, Kyoto

See more from my On This Day series here, where I celebrate travel memories on their trip anniversaries. On November 11, 2018, I was in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan. Following a day of exploring the city centre, we ventured further afield to the outskirts of Kyoto. The first stop on our second day in Japan was the…

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On this day: Kyoto, Japan

See more from my On This Day series here, where I celebrate travel memories on their trip anniversaries. On November 10, 2018, I was in Kyoto, Japan. Following a lovely several days in Seoul and Busan, South Korea, we flew over to Kyoto to begin the Japan portion of our East Asia trip. We managed to…

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My Michelin Star eats around the world

The Michelin Guide is a series of guidebooks that have been published annually by the French tyre company Michelin for over a century. First released as a guide to help French motorists find lodging on the road, they are now exclusively devoted to fine dining. Considered by many to be the hallmark of quality cuisine,…

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Everything we ate in Japan

I’ve been tuning up this blog lately and was reviewing one of my earliest posts, about my trip to Japan. This was a jam-packed, whirlwind trip and in my original post I didn’t have a chance to write in detail about one of the best parts of travelling in Japan – the food! Now, at…

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A jaunt in Japan: Kyoto and Osaka

The second part of my East Asia trip last autumn was a check off a long-standing item on the bucket list: Japan! After five days in South Korea, our group of three flew on Tโ€™way Airlines from Seoul to Osaka. T’way is a low cost carrier based in Korea; it was decent for the short…

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