Takayama, Japan July 13th 2018 It was a beautiful, but hot day in Takayama. After breakfast, we wandered around the old town. There were two markets to see- one very small, local produce and the other, more touristy and commercial products. We prioritised these first as they were only on in the morning.
We sampled Taiyaki, a fish- shaped sweet snack, cooked from a batter and filled with various fillings (we tried the ch ... read more
Asia » Japan » Gifu » Takayama 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
Travel, food, culture... the reasons I go to work (so I can afford to travel)! I love all kinds of travel- domestic, international, cities and remote. I love to travel alone and with like-minded people.
I have travelled to every continent but there are still so many beautiful destinations waiting to be explored.
I hope you enjoy my journey from your cosy armchair. Xo... full info