A Beginner’s Guide to Riding The Bullet Train a.k.a The Shinkansen

The Shinkansen, Japan’s iconic high-speed rail network, is renowned for its punctuality, comfort, and efficiency. Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Japan or a seasoned traveler, experiencing a ride on the Shinkansen is a must-do. In this guide, I’ll cover everything you need to know to make the most of your Shinkansen journey. I’ve hadContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Riding The Bullet Train a.k.a The Shinkansen”

Bike Rides, Picnic, Good Book— Sunday in Japan

Today was an absolute blast from start to finish! It marked my first-ever bike ride in Japan, and boy, was it a memorable one. My husband usually frets about bike safety, so getting him on board for this adventure was a feat in itself. But once he saw how excited I was, he couldn’t sayContinue reading “Bike Rides, Picnic, Good Book— Sunday in Japan”

Where To See Cherry Blossoms in Nagasaki Prefecture

As spring graces us with its gentle touch, hearts brim with anticipation for the breathtaking spectacle of Sakura, or Cherry blossoms, adorning Nagasaki. Over my five-year tenure as a Nagasaki resident, I’ve roamed enchanting avenues blanketed in these ethereal blooms, where both locals and visitors unite for the timeless tradition of Ohanami, or Cherry blossomContinue reading “Where To See Cherry Blossoms in Nagasaki Prefecture”