Guide to the top things to do in Asakusa, Tokyo

Things to do in Asakusa, Tokyo

Asakusa is a popular destination for travelers seeking a traditional atmosphere, tasty treats and unique souvenir shops. Let’s explore the things to do in Asakusa! Asakusa’s most popular attraction is without a doubt Senso-ji temple and the great lantern of Kaminarimon. However, it is more than just the temple. This district of Tokyo has many […]

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Journey in Japan: Temple hopping in Tokyo – Meiji shrine – Senso-ji temple

Day 2 Temple hopping in Tokyo (Meiji shrine – Senso-ji temple) After the busy day discovering Central Tokyo and Odaiba, my next step was to visit the two main religious building in Tokyo Meiji shrine and Senso-ji temple. Exploring Meiji shrine Meiji Shrine (明治神宮, Meiji Jingū) is one of the most important Shinto shrines. It was […]

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Journeys in Japan: a Tokyo itinerary

Day 1 – Tokyo itinerary Tokyo, the most populated city in the world is magical and special not only because it blends perfectly with modernity and tradition but also the language and customs as well. It offers a great choice of shopping, fashion, entertainment, culture and food. Captivated by this country for years, I set […]

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Exploring Ozu, Japan’s Hidden Gem

Street in Ozu - Take a trip down to Ozu City to discover another side of Japan. This small town located in Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku Island is a gem worth visiting.

You probably haven’t heard of Ozu City because of its remote location. But this rural town located in the heart of Shikoku is a perfect place to discover another side of Japan. My last trip to the “land of the rising sun”made me discover places I knew nothing about. Ehime Prefecture was a big surprise […]

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