On Sunday my friend invited me to the Jean-Paul Hévin cafe in Osaka.
In Golden Week as well as visiting Taipei and Wakayama we made a brief visit to Awaji island. The plan was to spend a few days camping and make our way south to Naruto bridge to see the whirlpools.
We took the train to Akashi and then a high speed boat across to Iwaya on Awaji island.
Spirited Away is one of my favourite movies of all time, so I was super excited to visit Jiufen just outside of Taipei, which was the inspiration for Miyazaki’s magical world in Spirited Away.
During Golden Week we went to Wakayama City, I had 4 want-to-dos on my list:
– Visit Tama the Cat Station Master and ride the Tama train
– Go to Kimii-dera Temple
– See the Castle
– Go to the beach