Japan

Fall in Japan: Photos of the most beautiful scenes

Fall in Japan: Photos of the most beautiful scenes

There are dozens of amazing fall destinations to visit across the globe, but my all time favourite destination for glorious fall scenes is hands down, Japan.  And for very good reason. Not only is the country jam-packed with hidden gems, colorful shrines and temples and gastronomical […]

Arashiyama: A photo diary of the most beautiful sights

Arashiyama: A photo diary of the most beautiful sights

If you are planning a trip to Japan during the autumn leaves season, one stop to add to your list, is the beautiful mountain area, Arashiyama. Found on the western outskirts of Kyoto, Arashiyama is home to some of Japan’s most iconic sights – from the […]

Nara: Stunning sights to explore in one day

Nara: Stunning sights to explore in one day

Roughly one hour south of Kyoto is the magical wonderland of Nara. As the capital of Japan’s Nara Prefecture, this little city is like a breath of fresh air. Unlike its bustling neighbors, Kyoto and Osaka, Nara is whimsical, quaint, compact and easily explored on […]

Kyoto: Don’t miss these top sights on your trip

Kyoto: Don’t miss these top sights on your trip

Kyoto is a melting pot of culture, religion and ancient history. Which is exactly why this sacred city is one destination not to miss. Surrounded by breathtaking mountain ranges, Kyoto lies in the heart of Japan’s Honshu island. Once the home to the Emperor and […]