Modern Meets Traditional in Kyoto

If Tokyo was chaos, Kyoto is a city that gently washes over you. The city is much quieter, much more peaceful and delicate, but that’s not to say that its not very much full of life.

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So Many Snow Monkeys

Japan’s Snow Monkeys are a destination in their own right – with their home, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park located about an hour away from Nagano (and a further 1.5 hours from Tokyo). It is a bit of a journey to visit these curious creatures – but its a great addition to any trip to Japan.

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Tokyo: Deliciously Chaotic

Our first stop in Tokyo was definitely a shock to the system. After many busy days and sleepless nights packing up our apartment, wrapping up at work and saying goodbye to our family and friends, we may have been prepared, but we definitely weren’t ready for the chaos that is Tokyo.

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