A bright sunny day greeted us on our second day in Kyoto. Just perfect weather to spend the whole day exploring southern and northern Higashiyama area. Our first two stops for the day were Tofokuji Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine.
Tofokuji TempleAdmission: 350 yen (USD 3.50) How to get there: Get off at JR Tofokuji… [Read more...]
Kansai Airport ArrivalAfter a very turbulent flight, we finally landed in Kansai International Airport Terminal 1 close to 1:00 pm. It’s quite surprising to see that the airport was rather empty despite arriving in Osaka during super peak season. We were able to get through immigration, baggage claim and customs fairly fast! We took some… [Read more...]
Kyoto Itinerary with Side Trips to Osaka and Nara
(Autumn Foliage Trip)While I was busy browsing travel inspirations online in the middle of last year, I stumbled across beautiful photos of fall foliage in Kyoto Japan. This brought back memories of my travel to New England where I experienced fall season for the first time. Living in a country where… [Read more...]
I have known Jetstar for a while but it’s only my first time to fly with this airline last month. After researching for the best airline to fly from Manila to Osaka given my USD 450.00 round trip budget, my choices boiled down to Cathay Pacific and Jetstar Asia. Why I Chose Jetstar Asia I also considered Philippine Airlines but it’s quite… [Read more...]