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Posts from our blog, Strolling Adventures. We are a family of four who have been on three trips to Japan and get out around Australia as much as we can. Planning more travel in our future.
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A Morning at Fushimi Inari Shrine. Family travel. Japan travel.

A Morning at Fushimi Inari Shrine - Strolling Adventures

Self drive to Shirakawa-go

Self drive to Shirakawa-go - Strolling Adventures

Seeing Byodoin Temple in a day trip to Uji from Kyoto, Japan. Family travel.

Uji is a small city located between Kyoto and Nara. Uji also has a number of historical sites and beautiful scenery. While staying in Kyoto, we visited Uji.

Kamakura and Enoshima day trip from Tokyo. Japan travel. Family travel.

Kamakura and Enoshima day trip from Tokyo - Strolling Adventures

An Afternoon in Nara. Japan travel. Family travel.

An Afternoon in Nara - Strolling Adventures

Mount Fuji views driving trip

Day six provided us with lots of stunning Mount Fuji views. When planning this part of our trip we were aware that we had a low chance of seeing the iconic mountain at all, so we were so happy to wake up to such a.

Tokyo with kids – our guide to a family holiday

Our first trip to Tokyo with kids was with Fletcher when he was one and a half. We returned to the city almost exactly 12 months later. On our most recent Tokyo trip, Fletcher was four and we now had baby Declan who was nine.

Driving to Inuyama Castle. Family travel. Japan travel.

Driving to Inuyama Castle - Strolling Adventures

One Night Stay in Gero Onsen

Gero Onsen is a small town located in the Gifu Prefecture. We visited for a one night stay between Kyoto and Tokyo. Getting to Gero Onsen from Kyoto From Kyoto Station we first.

Japan with young kids – what to take

When travelling with young kids it can be hard to know what to take. When packing for our first Japan family holiday, I tried to pack lightly. I hadn’t, not lightly enough anyway.

Driving around the Fuji Five Lakes. We rented a car and drove around Mount Fuji. Japan travel. Family travel.

Driving around the Fuji Five Lakes - Strolling Adventures

Walking from Kiyomizudera to Ginkakuji. Japan travel. Family travel

Walking from Kiyomizudera to Ginkakuji - Strolling Adventures

Hiroshima and Miyajima in one day. Japan travel. Family travel.

We combined a visit to both Hiroshima and Miyajima into a one night stay. Miyajima is a short ferry ride from Hiroshima so it made sense. Accommodation in Hiroshima We had booked one night in Hiroshima.

Walking around the beautifully preserved Higashiyama area in Kyoto Japan. Family Travel.

Walking around the beautifully preserved Higashiyama area in Kyoto Japan. Family Travel.

Himeji Castle and Kokoen Garden. Japan travel. Family travel.

The weather forecast for the day included rain and several chances of thunderstorms. We had planned to go from Osaka to Himeji and see the castle, then head to our accommodation in Hiroshima.