On our Japan In 9 Days trip we booked a 7-day Green (first class) rail pass for 2. It may […]
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Is Tokyo the coolest city on earth?
After the devastation of the second world war, Japan rose to be one of the economic superpowers in the world, […]
Why visit Kyoto? The Philosopher’s Path, Fushimi Inari Temple and the Golden Pavillion are just a few good reasons to see the ancient capital of Japan!
Kyoto is one of the best-preserved Japanese cities, due to not being fire-bombed like so many other Japanese cities in […]
The spellbinding magic of Miyajima Island, Japan
Just south of Hiroshima lies Miyajima island. Easily reached by local train in about 1 hour from the Hiroshima train […]
Kyoto! The Philosopher’s Path, Fushimi Inari Temple and the Golden Pavillion
The cultural capitol of Japan, Kyoto has so much to offer. From the stunning Golden Pavillion to the philosopher’s Path and the torii gates of the Fushimi Inari temple. It is a must visit on any travellers Japan itinerary!
Hello Tokyo! Navigating Shibuya, Shibuku, Harajuku, Golden Gais and having Norwegian coffee at Fuglen Tokyo
The madness of Tokyo, a true hypercity, from temples of reflection to temples of consumption, Tokyo has it all! The food, the crowds, the kawaii, Harajuku and Shinjuku, it will take your breath away!
The Sakura, Japan’s Cherry Blossoming Season
The Sakura is here! The spectacle that is the Japanese cherry blossom season has started in the land of the rising sun. We were so lucky to be able to travel to Japan during the season of blossoming and spirng.
Japan Rail Pass, A Short Guide
The Japan Rail Pass is the most excellent method of transport in Japan. Exceptionally clean, fast and on time the bullet trains are the best method to see Japan and move effectively between destinations.
Miyajima Island, Japan
Miyajima is a small island less than an hour outside the city of Hiroshima. Most famous for its giant red Torii gate that is ranked as Japans top 3 best views.
Tokyo Eats! Navigating Tokyo restaurants.
The awesomeness of Tokyos many restaurants and bars. Wherever you choose to eat it will be a unique experience in food and culture.
Hiroshima 6th August 1945
Marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima during the second world war. No more wars, only peace.