Photos from Snow day in Shirakawa Go, Japan

While we were exploring shrines, looking for torii gates and eating all the sushi in Japan last December, I was secretly counting down to a day in the Japanese Alps.  We normally don’t enjoy cold weather, (we are from Texas after all) or go on group tours, this was one tour Read More …

Two Week Itinerary for Japan in Winter: Torii gates, Temples, Ninja Lessons, Playing in the Snow

Visiting Japan – the Land of the rising sun, red-lacquered bridges, orange Torii gates and the sacred Mt Fuji has been on our wishlist for a while now.  We finally got to visit during Japan in Winter. Given that our school breaks never coincide with the time when the beautiful Read More …