Must-Visit gardens in Tokyo During Autumn

Discover the most beautiful gardens in Tokyo to visit this autumn. Explore the dazzling displays of colour in stunning gardens and parks. #Tokyo #garden #parks #Japan

Tokyo is the biggest metropolis in the world therefore one of the biggest urban jungles out there. To get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Tokyoites enjoy spending time in gardens and parks to relax and admire the beauty. Let’s face it, Japanese gardens are some of the most beautiful out there. […]

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Best Cities To Visit In Japan

Planning a trip to Japan? Here are 15 of the best cities to visit in Japan. A comprehensive list of all the must see places to visit Japan, ideal for first timers. #Japan #Destinations #Best cities

Planning a trip in the land of the rising sun and looking for the best cities to visit in Japan? Read on to find out which cities you should be adding to your Japanese adventure. Japan is  a fascinating country that attracts more and more visitors each year. The country’s long history combined with rich […]

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Things to do in Uji: Cormorant fishing

Uji River at night

After temple hopping in Kyoto and spending a day discovering Osaka, I headed to the small town of Uji. Uji is known for ukai (鵜飼 – cormorant fishing) a traditional fishing method which uses cormorant to catch fish. This technique has been used over a thousand years. Now it’s a very popular summer activity for tourists […]

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Exploring Shikoku Island: Beyond Japan’s Golden Route

View of hilltop Ochiai Village, Shikoku from observation deck

Shikoku Island is Japan’s best-kept secret. Packed with all the things that people seek out for when planning a trip to Japan: breathtaking scenery, culture, tradition, authenticity and hospitable people. If you want to experience something different, where nature and traditions still live on, I would urge you to go to Shikoku. Let’s explore the […]

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