January 24, 2022
Japan In December
From winter illuminations and snowy weather to uniquely Japanese Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations, December is the most wonderful time of the year.
November 17, 2021
Why You Should Visit Futaminoura In Ise
See some of the most impressive attractions in Ise with a visit to the bayside community of Futaminoura, a place of great cultural importance.
July 20, 2021
Things To Do (And Eat) In Nagano City
As a mountainous prefecture dotted with small towns, an internet search for “things to do in Nagano” can bring up quite a geographical spread.
June 29, 2021
Top 3 Torii Gate Tunnel Photo Spots In…Tokyo!
Loving those red torii gate tunnel images from Kyoto, but just can’t get down there? Never fear; Tokyo can deliver.
March 22, 2021
Sanzen In Temple, Kyoto
Sanzen-in Temple (三千院) is a national treasure and heritage sights located in the village of Ohara, about one hour north of Kyoto by public transport.
March 8, 2021
Daigoji Temple In Kyoto
Daigoji (醍醐寺) is a massive temple complex that extends over an entire mountain side to the southeast of Kyoto.
February 17, 2021
Guide To Visiting Takao, Kyoto
Takao (高雄) is a remote mountain valley about 1 hour north of Kyoto. Famous for its three historic temples and beautiful natural scenery.
November 1, 2020
Why You Should Visit The Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine Of Osaka
The ancient Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine of Osaka is one of the most important shrines around Osaka and setting for the Hatsumode festival.
October 15, 2020
Sengakuji Temple: The Final Resting Place Of The 47 Ronin
Sengakuji Temple is a Zen Buddhism temple in Tokyo, with an amazing Samurai story to tell, about Ronin who avenged their master.
October 7, 2020
Visit Narita Temple
Narita Temple is a beautiful and historic Buddhist temple in Narita City, that’s easily visited from Narita Airport if you have a few hours.