Category Archives: Japan

Look What Drewscape Drew: Travel Journal Inspirations

Look What Drewscape Drew: Travel Journal Inspirations

My regular readers would know that I’m a big fan of travel journalling, and often carry one with me on my various trips. The Taiwan journals were my initial attempt, and I’m quite fond of the more recent attempts, like the Osaka and UAE ones. My chicken scratches, of course, are put to shame by

That Time I Had To Get Rescued From A Ski Slope

That Time I Had To Get Rescued From A Ski Slope

More Mishap Map stories for you, wherein things happen to be abroad and live to tell you the tales! Here’s one from my days before this website started, when I headed to Hokkaido with the family for a ski trip. The last time I went skiing was when I was really quite small, so small

48 Hours in Osaka

48 Hours in Osaka

Crossposted from The Sojourn Diaries where I’m a featured writer. Check out the site for more interesting and snappy travel stories! Day 1 Start off your day at Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium at the Osaka Bay area, one of the largest public aquariums in the world with a unique butterfly-shaped building in the Osaka Bay area.

Eating my way through Osaka

Eating my way through Osaka

So there wasn’t that much planning for our Osaka trip – most of what we ended up doing was decided there and then, the night before, or on the day itself while hiding out in the restaurant. What we definitely planned to do though was eat. A lot. You’ve seen the great udon we had