Planning a Trip to Japan for the First Time: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Shinkyo Bridge, Nikko - planning a trip to Japan for the first time

A trip to Japan cannot be improvised, especially when it comes to your first ever trip. Because the destination is so far and often expensive, planning a trip to Japan for the first time is essential and should not be a last-minute exercise. Preparing your itinerary, booking a reasonably cheap flight and accommodation but most […]

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Journey in Japan: Kyoto

Among all the many cities you can visit in Japan, one of the most preferred destinations is Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. As well as being the cultural capital of Japan, the city is also one of the most visited for pilgrimage. After a few days in Tokyo, I was excited to board the […]

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Things to do in Uji: Cormorant fishing

Uji River at night

One of the activities I enjoyed the most when I visited Japan was 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 and takes place in various areas across Japan.

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