Shirakawa-go: Little Town of Huts

Shirakawa-go huts

Shirakawa-go, home to cute little farmhouses which roofs are built without nails, was charming. We took the first bus from Takayama (7.20am) and reached the town in about an hour with the place almost entirely to ourselves. Taking advantage of the clear grounds before other tourists started pouring in, WJ and I went straight to the […]

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Takayama: Sleepy Town

Hida Folk Village

Our trip to Takayama was in late November – rainy and cold. But I still loved every minute of it. I loved that the town was quiet and was devoid of crowds, and I especially loved the ryokan we stayed at! Funnily though, we still managed to bump into fellow Singaporeans there! Charmaine ChanDrools whenever […]

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