Kyoto: exploring Fushimi Inari Taisha

We spent yesterday morning climbing the side of a mountain in 28C heat - all to take in the beauty of the Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine. This is a Shinto shrine featuring hundreds of beautiful Tori gates, all built into a roughly circular route. Everything we'd read about the site advised us to get there… Continue reading Kyoto: exploring Fushimi Inari Taisha

Making 2017 my Year of Travel!

It's already early March (where did January and February go?!) but so far work has taken me to Dublin three times and Barcelona twice. Both excellent venues, but slightly less so when you're working hard. All the same, I love to travel. Work takes me interesting places and I (normally) get to stay in lovely… Continue reading Making 2017 my Year of Travel!