Rinnoji

Nikko, Japan

January 25, 2013 · 6 comments

It has been a while since I went exploring somewhere new by myself, and often on my trips between the Tohoku region (where I used to work, and where my wives parents live) and Tokyo (where I live now) I saw advertisement for Nikko. I knew it had a reputation for being beautiful and I should probably go someday. As it happens I found out about a 5 day unlimited train journey ticket that me and my wife used to get to Sendai for the equivalent of 2100 yen, each way (about $20/£15, usually its around 3500-7000yen depending on how you get there and how often you stop). Anyway this left us with 1 free day so I decided to use it to go to Nikko and discover what was so good about the place.

I’ll start with the conclusion: Nikko is now one of my favourite places in Japan. I was blown away by Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →

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