shrines

March 5, 2018

What you can do in Hakone for a short trip (Part 1) No ratings yet.

Hakone is a place famous for its natural hot springs and a magnificent view of the calm Lake Ashi. It is often a top destination among the Japanese in Tokyo to drop by here for a short trip...
March 1, 2018

10 Reasons to Visit Kagawa Besides Sanuki Udon No ratings yet.

The first thing that comes to mind when speaking about Kagawa Prefecture is Sanuki Udon. While it is true that udon tasting is the main reason people visit Kagawa...
January 25, 2018

Shimane, A Place Where History Begins with Mythology (Part 3) No ratings yet.

In this final part of the series, let's travel across the Sea of Japan and escape to the Oki Islands 隠岐諸島.
January 16, 2018

Shimane, A Place Where History Begins with Mythology (Part 2) No ratings yet.

Matsue is the capital city of Shimane prefecture. It is located between two bodies of water, Lake Shinji and Nakaumi Lagoon...
January 11, 2018

Shimane, A Place Where History Begins with Mythology (Part 1) No ratings yet.

An often overlooked destination by many tourists visiting Japan, Shimane actually has many wonderful attractions demonstrating the prefecture's rich...
December 29, 2017

Izumo Taisha, One Of The Oldest and Holiest Shrines in Japan No ratings yet.

Izumo Taisha (Izumo Grand Shrine) is considered the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan and holds an important place in Japanese mythology...
November 21, 2017

Explore Nagasaki: 13 Places to Visit (Part 2) 5/5 (1)

In this article, we will continue to look at the remaining six places, after Dejima, Nagasaki Shinchi Chinatown, Glover Garden, Dutch Slope...
November 17, 2017

A Short Visit to Nikko No ratings yet.

It's a picturesque place complete with Japan’s most astonishing shrine and a scenic lake. The best time to visit...
November 10, 2017

Celebrate Omisoka (New Year Eve) in Japan 5/5 (1)

December in Japan is a very joyous month as there are some widely celebrated festivals such as Christmas and New Year Day. Unlike...