If you are in Fukuyama, take a little detour to the tiny picturesque town of Tomonoura whose beauty inspired several films to be set in this very spot.
The Shimanami Kaido is an epic 76km trail in Japan that runs through 5 islands across an actual inland sea. Here’s how I cycled it in 2 days.
A practical guide to navigating Naoshima for its art, whether you visit during the Setouchi Triennale 2016 or not
My experience watching a baseball match between the Tokyo Yakult Swallows and the Hanshin Tigers in Tokyo
Headed to the Setouchi Triennale? Here’s what you need to know to maximise your experience at this Japanese arts festival held on the islands of the Seto Inland Sea.
Japan is at its prettiest during the Hanami season when all the sakura flowers are in bloom. Here’s how I spent a week in Tokyo at peak bloom and what to expect
More Mishap Map stories for you, wherein things happen to be abroad and live to tell you the tales! Here’s one from my days before this website started, when I headed to Hokkaido with the family for a ski trip. The last time I went skiing was when I was really quite small, so small that the rope pulley system on the Whistler Mountain slopes would pull me off my skis when I tried to hang on, so . We stayed at the Rusutsu Ski Resort and skied for 2 days – one day on the ski slopes, we decided …
Osaka is a vibrant city in Japan where you can easily spend a long time in, but if you only have 48 hours to spare, here’s a quick rundown of what you can do in just one weekend
KYOTO, JAPAN – The very first Wallpaper Wanderer entry is one of my own, my laptop wallpaper photo was taken on my last trip to Osaka. Find out how these maple leaves make me wanderlust.
All the delicious and unique Osaka food that I ate, from traditional street snacks to weird and wonderful chicken sashimi