If you read about my day at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, you’re no doubt aware of my recent obsession with Downton Abbey (yes, I was very late to the period drama party!). Our tour of the house and grounds of Chatsworth was a very grand and romanticised experience and whet my appetite for more of the … More Exploring Castle Ward: A House of Two Halves | The Geocaching Junkie
Instead of spending lots of money on unnecessary ‘things’, the muggle and I decided to forego extravagant Christmas presents and instead book a weekend away somewhere in January. We were pretty open about where we’d go, but it had to be somewhere neither of us had been before. We bagged a pretty good deal on flights … More 48 Hours Geocaching in Copenhagen
I had planned to write a paragraph or two about our visit to Tokyo DisneySea as part of another post I wrote about modern Tokyo. However, I think it deserves a little longer as it is quite unique as far as Disney theme parks go. Is it really worth visiting, though? We had a mixed experience: … More Tokyo DisneySea – Is it Worth Visiting?
The majority of our Japan holiday was spent in the country’s capital city, Tokyo, and we definitely made the most of our time there: from exploring traditional shrines and temples, to marvelling at the ultra modern skyscrapers and petting cats and owls at animal cafés! We did such a lot during our time there that … More City of Contrasts: Modern Tokyo
My recent trip to Japan brings my total countries cached in to thirteen. I have learned a few lessons along the way, so I have put together some tips to help you get the most out of geocaching abroad, whether it be for a dedicated caching trip or just to cache alongside your planned holiday. 1. … More 8 Tips for Planning a Geocaching Trip Abroad
We spent time at Fushimi Inari while we were in Kyoto and I had planned on writing about our visit there in my post about the city but after looking back at my photos, I realised that I would be doing this amazing location a massive injustice by including it as just a couple of images and … More Fushimi Inari-Taisha and the 10,000 Gates
I can’t remember exactly why but about a year ago, I had a light bulb moment and declared, ‘let’s go to Japan!’ In January, after a couple of months of weighing the options and considering other destinations, the muggle and I settled on Japan and booked our flights to Tokyo. Ten months later, we set off … More The Magic of the Ancient City of Nara