If you are travelling around 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.
My experience watching a baseball match between the Tokyo Yakult Swallows and the Hanshin Tigers in Tokyo, and how I got my tickets fuss free through Voyagin.
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.
An impromptu adventure from Osaka all the way to Takamatsu to seek out udon, whirlpools and the world’s longest (and most expensive) suspension bridge.
Strolling the endless rows of orange Torii gates at Fushimi Inari Taisho
Arashiyama is more than just a beautiful bamboo forest – make sure you take some time to poke into Tenryuji Temple and check out Togetsukyo Brudge as well.
Oh deer! Spending the afternoon in Nara with some overly familiar deer and visiting famous temples.
Japan in June is HOT. A post trip recap of my little summer adventure to to the Kansai region in central Japan, covering Osaka, Nara, Arashiyama, Awaji and Kagawa.