Best things to do in Koyasan – Sacred place in Japan

Things to do in Koyasan, Japan, Graveyard, Nature

Koyasan, Japan is a small sleepy town in Wakayama Prefecture, south of Osaka. Actually, the name Koya-san actually refers to Mount Koya, however, the name is now also used for this stunning region of the temples. It is home to about 600 monks and is the center of Shingon Buddhism. Many consider this little-known place … Read more

Your ultimate Kyoto 2 Days Itinerary to the best sights and top 5 temples in Kyoto

Kyoto Temples, Best traditional Japanese Temples in Kyoto

Kyoto is definitely one of the most beautiful travel destinations in Japan. As the cultural capital of the country, this city should definitely be part of every Japan trip. We recommend that you spend at least 2 days in Kyoto. Kyoto is full of incredible sights and temples. For this reason, in this post, we … Read more

The Iwatayama Monkey Park in Kyoto – An amazing place to see Snow Monkeys in Kyoto

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Without any doubt. The Iwatayama Monkey Park in Kyoto was my absolute highlight of our visit to Kyoto.  For everyone that is an animal lover, this is a great place to visit besides the wonderful temples of Kyoto. In this article, you can find out everything you need to know about visiting the Iwatayama Monkey … Read more

Things to do in Kanazawa & Itinerary – Terrific Samurai Town in Japan

best things to do in Kanazawa, Japan

During ancient times, Kanazawa used to be an important city in Japan. Sadly today, many people skip this beautiful place, which is the capital of the Ishikawa Prefecture. In the following you can find the best things to do in Kanazawa and great points of interest that you can add to your Kanazawa Itinerary. Of … Read more

Exploring Ogimachi – A Day Trip to Shirakawago

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Welcome to our little Shirakawago Tour. Shirakawago is a region around 75 km away from Kanazawa. The most famous village of Shirakawago is Ogimachi. When walking through the streets here, you could even think that somehow you ended up in Scandinavia instead or traveled back in time. Shirakawago Facts Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site … Read more

Your Ultimate Tokyo Itinerary 7 Days – Your budget-friendly guide on how to spend One week in Tokyo

One week in Tokyo, 7 Days Itinerary

Welcome to our Tokyo Itinerary 7 days. In this article, you will find the Ultimate list of unmissable things you definitely should see when spending one week in Tokyo (on a budget). Besides telling you what to see in Tokyo, we will also give you a little insight into our personal experience visiting this Japanese … Read more