Autumn in Tatebayashi

Hello all! Hope you’re doing well. I noticed this week as I was biking to school that the beautiful Japanese maples are now in full colour, so this morning I went to work early and spent half an hour taking pictures at my favourite spots! Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, I bike past and over … Continue reading Autumn in Tatebayashi

Heian Shrine

こんにちは! Our Airbnb in Kyoto was located near a very beautiful and relatively young shrine called Heian Jingu. When I say “relatively young,” I’m referring to the fact that it was built in 1895 — for the 1100th anniversary of Kyoto’s establishment as capital of Japan! I didn’t learn until visiting this shrine that Kyoto’s … Continue reading Heian Shrine

Fushimi Inari Taisha

おはようございます! Of all the beautiful places we saw, the shrine Fushimi Inari Taisha was our absolute favourite. It’s just 10 minutes from Kyoto Station, so on our last day we dropped off our luggage at some lockers, hopped on the train, and explored this magical place before we returned to Tatebayashi and everyday life. From … Continue reading Fushimi Inari Taisha