Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art – Japan Edition

Taking a break from my travel entries to do another weekly photo challenge entry. Time for some cover worthy pictures! Was browsing through Japan Guide website yesterday and came across this Kyoto feature. Realised that I had a similar shot of Tenryuji Temple taken during my trip last year – taken from outside the temple … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Cover Art – Japan Edition

Some Snapseed Magic

Ever since I finished up my last blogging project – which is my 12 day Japan trip last year, have not done much serious blogging, be it reflection entries, daily slice of life, picture/photo entries etc. as I was admittedly in a bad slump in June. Really miss sitting down, recollecting my thoughts and touching … More Some Snapseed Magic

Japan 2013: Day 8 Last Moments In Kyoto & Back To Tokyo Part 3

DAY 8 (CON’T) Crazy crowds as I left Kiyomizudera and walk downslope towards my next destination – Higashiyama. There was a slight bottleneck on the walk down. Spotted this small little cafe selling green tea cream puffs. So decided to pop in for one to get away from the crowd, and also to check out … More Japan 2013: Day 8 Last Moments In Kyoto & Back To Tokyo Part 3

Japan 2013: Day 8 Last Moments In Kyoto & Back To Tokyo Part 2

DAY 8 (CON’T) Stepping into the main hall and the autumn foliage that overlooks from the verandas at the main hall. A view of the famed veranda. You may be able to spot a tiny speck right amongst the clear blue sky – that is Kyoto Tower in the distance! Close up of the buildings … More Japan 2013: Day 8 Last Moments In Kyoto & Back To Tokyo Part 2

Japan 2013: Day 8 Last Moments In Kyoto & Back To Tokyo Part 1

DAY 8: THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2013 Have exactly 1 whole morning and 1/2 of an afternoon left in Kyoto before I head back to Tokyo on the 1556 Hrs Shinkansen Hikari 465 train (reserved beforehand at Haneda Airport). As my luggage was dropped off at the luggage cloak of First Cabin’s reception area, had to … More Japan 2013: Day 8 Last Moments In Kyoto & Back To Tokyo Part 1

Food Mission: Katsukura @ The Cube, Kyoto Station

Katsukura happens to be one of the restaurant chains/tonkatsu outlets that I have set out to try during this November trip to Japan. Having originated from Kyoto itself, there is no better place to have Katsukura other than in Kyoto itself! Got the heads up about Katsukura from bento.com ….. as well as from the … More Food Mission: Katsukura @ The Cube, Kyoto Station