ジプリ 美術館: The Ghibli Museum

Pastel palette colours wave smoothly over the unexpected turns and asymmetric designs. Windows, varying in shape and placement, are frothing with leafy green vines. The huggable mass spills over the building like the froth from a pint of beer. It shimmers in the sun as a breeze passes. So far, the architect has succeeded in …

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地獄谷野猿公苑 Jigokudani Monkey Park: Japan’s Famous Snow Monkeys

Up an entirely missable path to the side of a log cabin, we trot in single file. On either side of us snow banks rise up, emanating a dull blue world towards us, and it presses in on our uncovered skin. It's a stark difference from the previously ploughed and sunny road we were walking on, …

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