Osaka to Koyasan Day Trip (With Okunoin Cemetery)

Osaka to Koyasan Day Trip (With Okunoin Cemetery)

Koyasan and the Okunoin Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Japan with over 200,000 graves of Buddhist Monks and important people such as warlords. It’s located in the forest around sacred Mount Koya and getting from Osaka to Koyasan can easily be done as a day...
The 11 Best Movies About Japan To Watch (Of All Time)

The 11 Best Movies About Japan To Watch (Of All Time)

If you want some great movies about Japan to watch to understand the country better then this is what I recommend to see. I’ve been watching Japanese movies for 25+ years and have studied Japanese culture in general as well as spending several months in Japan....
Kumano Kodo Day Trip (To Nachi Taisha Shrine)

Kumano Kodo Day Trip (To Nachi Taisha Shrine)

Interested in hiking on historic pilgrims trails in Japan? The Kumano Kodo Trail is for just that and is located in the Kansai region of Japan. You can spend days hiking on the trails or if you are constrained by time you can do a very long day trip from Osaka or...
17 Best Day Trips From Osaka (Perfect For 2020)

17 Best Day Trips From Osaka (Perfect For 2020)

So you’re planning to do some day trips from Osaka? Great! It’s the best city to base yourself in Kansai in my opinion to explore other places in the area and here I’ll explain the best day trips from Osaka you can do. I have spent several months travelling...
21 Interesting Facts About Sushi

21 Interesting Facts About Sushi

Facts about sushi – A visually appealing, culturally addictive, and artistic form of food – those who are unknown to sushi may wonder why the world is going crazy about tiny bits of fish and rice. Look closer and you will realize that sushi is not what you...

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