Skip to main content



How to edit vertical video on iOS

After a recent ski trip I was given a set of 9:16 video clips of my skiing which I wanted to edit on my iPhone into a short film of the day.


Kyoto Railway Museum

After two days of visiting temples in glorious sunshine, and feeling rather like we were in a cultural theme park, it was time for a change—in weather and activities.

Hama-rikyu Gardens in Tokyo

With the Imperial Palace Gardens and Shinjuku Gyoen both closed on Mondays it seemed our plans might be foiled until we spotted Hama-rikyu Gardens in our guide book.

Matsumoto 🏯

Matsumoto Castle was one of the highlights of our visit to Japan in 2012 and so we were pleased to be able to return as part of our summer travels in Japan.