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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Close

When traveling by rail in Japan, things often get a little too close for comfort, like this subway train car in Kyoto! Check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme at Where’s My Backpack for more things up close and personal.

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When In Japan: It’s Cherry Blossom Season!

While any excuse to visit Japan is good enough for me, having this year’s two-week adventure in Osaka and Kyoto coincide with the annual cherry blossom extravaganza gave this trip some extra luster. Traditionally, the cherry blossoms go into full … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime

I just returned from two weeks in Japan, Osaka and Kyoto specifically … two glorious weeks where dinnertimes were a dizzying array of authentic Japanese food, everything from sushi to ramen to shabu-shabu to my absolute favorite: tonkatsu, a breaded … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid

I’m in Japan again for this week’s Photo Challenge, because when I think of grid I think of the amazing train station in Kyoto, Japan, which is one massive collection of architectural grids. As you can see from the pics, … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Orange

It’s an explosion of orange at Kyoto’s beautiful Fushimi Inari Shrine. One of the more popular destinations in Kyoto, Fushimi Inari Shrine is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its tens of thousands of orange torii gates, … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Endearing

One thing I love most about visiting Japan is taking in all the cool, fun, cutesy things you see everywhere. From store packaging to advertising to the really interesting mini-sculptures you see in front of businesses of all types, everywhere … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Shine

Kyoto Bike Girl shines like a pink diamond as she waits for the light to change.

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