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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.

Wordpress to Hugo

After 19 years of fun and adventures, I have decided to retire my Wordpress-based blog, and move to a new platform, using the Hugo static site generator.

Ethical Coffee

Some recommendations for how to drink good coffee, while doing good.