Tagged Kamakura

Autumn Around Tokyo

Autumn, and indeed the entire year, seems to have passed in a heartbeat but before we enter 2018, I wanted to share some photos of the marvellous fall foliage that we are blessed with in Japan each year. The red leaves (koyo) of late autumn are a breathtaking sight, especially against a backdrop of a temple or a well-groomed garden. Read more

Sagami Bay Sunset

Every couple of months my team at work take a day or two out from our normal schedules to work remotely on an individual project of our choosing. Our favourite place to go is a co-working space along the coast near Kamakura. It has beautiful views over Sagami Bay (相模湾) and on our last visit we were treated to a gorgeous sunset. Read more

Northern Kamakura

Back in 2012 I spent a day exploring western, central and eastern Kamakura (鎌倉市), a small town one hour south of Tokyo, jammed full of temples and shrines. In August this year I returned, this time to explore the northern reaches around Kita-Kamakura Station (北鎌倉駅). Read more