Amanohashidate North Kyoto

We were lucky enough this week to get away for an overnight trip to Amanohashidate in Northern Kyoto this week! My husband found us a greatly discounted hotel (thanks to off-season and low visitors, the hotel was glad to get some business!). Amanohashidate is one of the three most beautiful views in Japan, and has been…

Children’s Day in Japan: Kodomo no Hi

My littlest man and I took the day off and headed into Osaka City to celebrate Children’s Day: こどもの日 with friends. The festival we attended at Nakanoshima Park was pretty lively and fun, lots of food, people, characters dressed up, kids games and rides, and the beautiful rose gardens. We started off with about an…