Castles, culture and the wrong kind of canal in lovely Kyoto (Part 1) June 19th 2019 After a painless 4 hour flight to Kansai Airport, of which Senan slept for two hours, we arrived in Japan around 5pm local time.
Japan has been on our wishlist for a long time now, and we even very nearly got here 3 years ago, but Senan's impending arrival put the kibosh on that somewhat back then. So needless to say we were super exciseted and curious about what awaited us.
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Asia » Japan » Kyoto In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Around the world in 80 days, with a toddler in tow. Welcome to our second mid-life crisis :)
Follow our travels as we navigate our way from Dublin to Hong Kong, to Japan via Singapore to Australia and home via Fiji and America.... full info