The third quarter final is here for City Rumble, and it's the enchanting if chilly St Petersburg up against the shiny capital of Japan, Tokyo! A spot in the semi-finals is at stake! Which city will it be?
Another unusual match up today for 'City Rumble'. Addis Ababa, capital of the ancient land of Ethiopia, takes on a modern giant in Tokyo! Which city will come out on top?
This time I'm bringing you the Japanese town of Takayama, up in the hills in Honshu. Come and see through my somewhat grainy footage from 2011 what this place is like with its floats, retro museum and huge temple on the top of a hill to a new religion I know nothing about!
In one corner today, we have a heavyweight champion of North Asia, the Japanese capital – destination Tokyo! In the other corner, weighing far less but yet packing quite a punch, a medieval city in the Baltics, capital of Estonia, the charming Tallinn. Yep – today’s City Rumble match up is between two very different places, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be a walk over.
Today as Christmas approaches and it's summer in Australia, I'm reminiscing about SNOW!
iroshima is famous worldwide for one main thing, right? The first city to have an atomic bomb dropped on it. This may mean that some people don't consider it as the first place to go when visiting Japan, on the other hand some people probably suspect it's a must visit because of this reason. As far as destinations go, Hiroshima is an attractive city, with a baseball stadium, a castle, and a museum to that fateful day in 1945 attached to a memorial visitors really shouldn't miss when there.
There are many interesting places in the world to live. But what if you had your house and farm smack bang in the middle of Japan's busiest airport?
Yes, the world turns and in line with the other posts I’ve been making, it’s time for me to reveal my favourite cities in North and Central Asia, from Turkmenistan across to Japan. One things for sure, this week there is a large variation in the cities, they are all very different and representative of …
Hi all! Hope you are well. I just realised today I have never done a 'Kyoto Through My Lens' post. So here you are!! You will surely see why Kyoto is not only my favourite city in Japan, but one of my favourites world-wide! Thanks for stopping by - is Kyoto your favourite Japanese …
Howdy all on this Sunday. I was a bit surprised to realise that I haven’t done an ‘Itineraries’ on Japan, so I that’s what I’ve settled on this week. Japan is a country which has so much to offer the visitor, and with shinkansens taking you the length of the country at 200 kmph plus, …