Tokyo for beginners

Harajuku Girls

Tokyo is a bit daunting on the first go. The place names have a lot of syllables and there are many railway lines going everywhere. Do not trust Google Maps to help you either. There’s usually more than one place with the same name i.e. Tsurumaki. I Googled it, trusted the map and ended up in […]

Alone in Kyoto

Harajuku

Confession time: I have never been overseas alone. I am a little worried about my upcoming trip to Japan. Not only am I going it alone, I am not joining a tour, meeting a friend or doing anything that has been planned for me. I  am just showing up. I have booked my first night of […]