There’s a lot to see and do in Tokyo. Here are some snippets of a few things you don’t want to miss!
Kyoto is chock-full of beautiful temples and eye-catching shrines. Kiyomizu-dera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most famous.
You are going to see a lot of torii in this post. Torii are those ubiquitous vermillion arches you see around Japanese shrines. And they are the most famous feature of Fushimi Inari Taisha.
With its mountains, a river, and plenty of small old town charm, Arashiyama is a Kyoto day-tripper’s paradise.
The first thing we did in Kyoto was spend the day out in Arashiyama. It’s a lovely area in the northwest outskirts of Kyoto and is most famous for its Monkey Park and bamboo grove. David loves monkeys, so the Monkey Park was a must. However, if you’re looking for “wild monkeys” this won’t be it.…
One of the most unusual experiences we had in Japan was visiting a cat cafe. My friend Jessica absolutely adores cats though, so doing this was at the top of her list. She did her research and found a place called Neko no Jikan a stone’s throw away from Dotonbori in Osaka. This was supposedly the very…
What’s the food scene like in Tokyo? One word: delicious.
“Oh my God, you too?” “Are you seriously playing that… that game?”
Whenever I visit a new place, I like to find a good vantage point from which to look out over the city. This desire is shared by many travelers, and cities know that–many of them designate a specific tower as an attraction.