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
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.
Hope you guys have been enjoying the Japan posts! So far we’ve been taking train to all our destinations, but on Sunday we did something a little different – where our host M rented a car and took us for a drive around the nearby areas which weren’t on the main train routes. Just some side info: this post is named for one of my favourite shows to stumble upon – Japan Hour, a long-running documentary in Japanese that introduces far flung places to the internal Japanese tourist, spots where international tourists are unlikely to frequent. Akashi Kaikyo Bridge …