For Adam, “it was incredible to feel the immensity of this urban jungle with mountains and even the snow-capped Mount Fuji in the distance”. He spent time in Tokyo, where the busy streets filled with skyscrapers and whose bright lights resemble those of American cities.

He went shopping, visited the Hachikō dog statue, the Shibuya Sky Observatory, and regaled himself with some of the most spectacular dishes Japanese cuisine has on offer.

He immersed himself in the daily lives parading along Takeshita Street and Tsukiji Market, to end up joining a traditional wedding service. He travelled on to Kyoto, ate a bento box, visited a Buddhist temple and the Nijo-Jo Castle.

The Imperial Palace impressed him and he more than enjoyed the ‘pathway of blossoms and light’.

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