August 25, 2020
Visit Kiyomizu Dera, Kyoto
Kiyomizu-Dera, Kyoto’s ‘pure water temple’, is a beautiful Buddhist temple and UNESCO World Heritage Site with a wooden stage famous for its amazing views.
August 18, 2020
Ise Grand Shrine: Everything You Need To Know About Japans Most Sacret Shinto Shrine
Japan’s most sacred Shinto shrine, Ise Grand Shrine, attracts millions of visitors and pilgrims each year and is considered the nation’s spiritual home.
August 17, 2020
Shukkeien Garden is a scenic garden landscape close to Hiroshima Castle, and resembles valleys, mountains, and forests throughout Japan.
May 28, 2020
Visit Yamadera, Go Off The Beaten Track In Tohoku
Yamadera, literally meaning mountain temple. Is a sacred temple complex high up in the Tohoku mountains, with breathtaking views.
February 25, 2020
The Ultimate Torii Gate Tour Of Japan
Discover Japan’s spiritual heritage and visit truly beautiful locations by taking a tour of one of the country’s most famous and iconic symbols - Torii gates.
November 29, 2019
Best Buddhist Temples In Kyoto To Visit
Kyoto is a destination filled with attractions and curiosities that you won’t want to miss. It’s safe to say: right at the top of that list of attractions are many of the Buddhist temples in Kyoto.
November 18, 2019
A Spiritual Guide To Japan
Mindfulness and meditation are more popular than ever in today’s increasingly busy and fast-paced world and what better way to rediscover your inner peace and serenity than by travelling to Japan?
August 12, 2018
Itinerary Tip: Koya San
Find true Zen among the hidden temple town located at the top of Mount Koya. Find out what to do at Koya-san and how to get there with the JR Pass.
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