Hoshinoya Fuji

A long time ago I came across a chain of hotels called Hoshinoya which essentially is Japan’s equivalent to Centre Parcs only much more expensive and much more unique. As a result, the thought of booking a trip to any of these hotels has only been but a dream until I came across the most…

Hong Kong and our third visitor!

March 2016 saw our first holiday outside of Japan and the arrival of our third visitor. We had decided to go to Hong Kong mainly because it’s only a 4/5 hour flight and reasonably priced. The fact that it had a Disneyland had nothing to do with it…honest! When we arrived, we took the airport…

Our First Year in Japan

Well 2015 turned out to be another year of firsts!! We finally managed to see Fuji-san (The dream is complete!). We visited a Shinnyo Buddhist temple and shared in the Festival of Oneness, celebrated Obon with the local people and taken up a new love for Japanese baseball! It all started in February where I…