Tag Archives: Japan

Japan to English Funny Mistakes – Japan Holiday

As we travelled around southern Japan we would notice a number of translation mistakes between Japanese to English. This one was particularly funny unless you actually wanted French people to Fly while you ate your hamburger!!! Advertisements

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Day 10 & 11 – Around Kyoto – Japan Holiday

We are safely home in Kuala Lumpur after a great week and a bit in Japan.  Our last few days were in Kyoto which, as everyone knows, is a beautiful city in Spring with its famous Cherry Blossoms but it … Continue reading

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Tenryu-ji Zen Temple and Sogenchi Garden – UNESCO World Heritage Site – Japan Holiday

On Christmas Day itself we took the train to the outskirts of Kyoto, to its Arashiyma district, and explored some of Kyoto’s Temples ad Gardens. Specifically Tenryu-ji Zen Temple surrounding area including Sogenchi Garden. Tenryu-ji Zen Temple is inscribed on … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Biking Around Kyoto – Japan Holiday

We arrived hassle free in Kyoto and quickly found our hotel directly opposite the Kyoto Station – the Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto. As it was late Saturday afternoon when we arrived we spent the evening having a quick look around … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Around Matsumoto and onto Kyoto – Japan Holiday

Back in my Kyoto Coffee Shop after breakfast with the family and a stroll with Kerrie to the Train Station to buy our tickets for our 5:45am train to Kansai Wednesday morning to return to Kuala Lumpur.  The Kyoto Train … Continue reading

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People Watching – Japan Holiday

Before I get into my holiday update I have to take time to reflect on how good things are.  Sitting in a Coffee Shop in Kyoto planning an easy day. We are letting the girls have a sleep in so … Continue reading

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Around Nozawa Onsen – Japan Holiday

A collection of photos from around Nozawa Onsen to say a final goodbye and a thank you for the great time it gave us. Local Temple Japanese Deli…by night and by day… Inside an Onsen – Snuck in quickly when … Continue reading

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