Not Always As They Appear

I am sure you have probably seen fox village on the internet, we had too which is why it was one of the animal places we wanted to visit while in Japan. Having visited Nara, also known as deer village and if you have read my blogs about Cat Island and The Crane Nature Park, … Continue reading Not Always As They Appear


There And Back Again, A Crane’s Tale

Of all the places we went to on our travels, the crane nature park was the most out of the way and the most faff to get to. But it was worth it. We started our journey the day before from Sapporo, we got the train to Kushiro which in of itself was not a … Continue reading There And Back Again, A Crane’s Tale

Beer, Christmas Markets And Snow… In Japan

We had been to Hokkaido, the north island of Japan before. We went snowboarding in Niseko in 2013 and we had even flown to the capital of the province Sapporo at that time, but we didn't actually spend any time in Sapporo. Clearly as we had been snowboarding we knew there was a lot of … Continue reading Beer, Christmas Markets And Snow… In Japan

Our Last Day Traveling

So I think I have mentioned before how far behind I am with my blogs. We actually got home before Christmas, but I plan to fill in the gaps. I actually plan to do blogs on either end of the gap until it is filled in. So here is what we spent our last day … Continue reading Our Last Day Traveling

Cat Island Near Manga Town

We have been to a few different animal places in Japan now, but the most recent and probably the one I was looking forward to the most was Cat Island. We have two adorable cats at home, who we miss very much and my in-laws are very kindly looking after for us while we are … Continue reading Cat Island Near Manga Town

Beauty Arround Every Corner

When we first got to Hiroshima I knew I wanted to visit the torii gate in the sea, I didn't know much about it but it is one of those iconic pictures of Japan that you always see. For a start I thought it was actually in Hiroshima and I thought that it being in … Continue reading Beauty Arround Every Corner


While in Tokyo we had a few experiences with robots that I would like to share with you, most of these are not necessarily robots in the traditional sense, but more for entertainment. We have been to Tokyo before and at that point we did most of the touristy things, including seeing Asimo, so this … Continue reading Robots