Beppu & Oita Prefecture, Kyushu

After Fukuoka, we travelled south west to Oita prefecture on Kyushu island. About one week prior, a large earthquake had hit Kumamoto prefecture on…

Fukuoka / Hakata, Kyushu

After Tokyo, we caught a flight to Fukuoka, on the southern island of Kyushu. Fukuoka’s ┬áhistorical name is Hakata, and it is quite famous…

Tokyo – Yoyogi Park

Ah, Yoyogi Park, Harajuku… Near the top of our Tokyo list is grabbing a few beers and soaking up the afternoon sun in the…

Central Tokyo / Japan

We took some time this trip to explore the area around Tokyo station, as we’ve never really given that side of Tokyo much time….

Shinjuku Gyoen / Tokyo / Japan

We arrived in Tokyo in the middle of April, unfortunately about one week after the peak Sakura (cherry blossom) season. So all of the…

Koenji / Tokyo / Japan

Finally! Almost two months after we set off, our first post! Our first stop on our journey was Tokyo. One of our favourite cities….