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