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A to Wa of Japan: Week 5

A to Wa of Japan: Week 5

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with う (u) and we looked at ume (梅), udon (うどん) and Ujikintoki (宇治金時). This week we are looking at things beginning with え (e). I’d like to thank everyone who joined in with suggestions: Jay Dee suggested the Edo-Tokyo Museum (江戸東京博物館), Edo … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming

If you’re a follower of my daily photo blog, Picturing England, you might know that I often participate in WordPress’s Weekly Photo Challenge. This week’s theme is “dreaming“, so it seemed appropriate to participate via this blog instead, as I’m always dreaming of Japan. With the weather as it is in the UK at the … Continue reading

Tokyo area trip itinerary

If you’ve been following my blog, you will know that in April I finished my three years in Japan with an eight night stay in Tokyo (well, actually it was seven in Tokyo and one in Chiba). My trip included excursions to various nearby places, but my main base was Shinagawa. Now I’ve finally finished writing … Continue reading

Enoshima

Still on April 19th, I moved on from Hase-dera and made my way to Enoshima. Enoshima is a tiny island which is only about 4km in circumference, and it’s not far away from Kamakura. In order to get to Enoshima, I had to take the Enoden train from Hase Station (right near Hase-dera) in Kamakura … Continue reading