I wasn’t prepared for how utterly enchanting Kyoto would be in the spring time, nor was I prepared for how bitterly cold the weather would be. Kyoto was a very (I mean VERY) last minute day trip destination pitstop, on our way back to Tokyo, after a couple of nights spent in Hiroshima/Miyajima Island, but boy was it worth it!
There are moments when I get a little cocky and feel like I have explored my fair share of Tokyo city, but those moments are especially fleeting when I decide to venture out on a sunny weekend like this one. This city is vast and so jam packed full of surprises and hidden gems that it’s impossible (and inexcusable) to ever allow boredom to set in. (more…)