Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan by population after Tokyo, and with a population of 3.7 million is the most populous municipality of Japan. It is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture. It is on Tokyo Bay, a little south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshu.It is… Read More Yokohama


I went back again to Mashiko, actually not while the fair was on, but just during the normal season… I walked around more of the town instead of focusing just on the pottery.Mashiko town is quite pretty, with many temples and shrines.  They have really good English maps and the website is also very good, with… Read More Mashiko

Narita san

This temple is really close to Narita airport, so I had an early morning flight, which meant staying overnight at Narita and I decided to take a look at this famous temple.Narita-san, Shinshō-ji is a Shingon Buddhist temple located in central Narita, Chiba, Japan.  It is a lead temple in the Chisan branch of New… Read More Narita san