FUSHIMI INARI-TAISHA

Fushimi Inari-Taisha is a Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of red torii gates which trail into the wooden forests of Mount Inari which stands at 223 meters tall. Fushimi Inari is a shrine dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Foxes are thought to be messengers from god,… Continue reading FUSHIMI INARI-TAISHA

NARA PARK, JAPAN

This was absolutely one of my favourite days from our recent trip to Japan. Nara Park is home to around 1200 free roaming wild deer. Considered in Shinto faith to be messengers of the gods the deer have become a symbol of the city and been designated as a national treasure. Because of this the… Continue reading NARA PARK, JAPAN

THE LAND OF FIRE AND ICE (pt. 1)

Nothing can prepare you for those first few hours in Iceland. It is as if you are stepping out onto another planet. Lava fields covered in moss span out across the horizon and the distinct lack of trees is quite apparent and unfamiliar. The cold breeze hits you, daydreaming moments are over and the intrigue… Continue reading THE LAND OF FIRE AND ICE (pt. 1)

CABIN CREW

When you're craving that peace and tranquility, don't fancy the stress of camping and want to relax from the get-go, what do you get? Glamping. North Devon was calling us. Jenn and I have birthday's close together (gemini twins) and this year we fancied doing a joint something. We both love the outdoors, getting back… Continue reading CABIN CREW