Nara Festivals (The Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri)

Nara Festivals (The Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri)

Nara in Japan is a good place to visit if you like temples and shrines and if you time it right you could visit when there is a ‘matsuri’, (festival) on like the Kasuga Wakamiya On – Matsuri, one of the best Nara festivals....
Why Osaka Is A Better City To Stay Than Kyoto (Japan Travel)

Why Osaka Is A Better City To Stay Than Kyoto (Japan Travel)

I better say this straight away that I loved exploring around Kyoto and seeing all the old temples, shrines, and gardens. It’s one of the most culturally rich cities in all of Japan and definitely a must-see place. But I’m writing this from a travellers perspective...
The Best Day Trips From Osaka (The 13 Best Choices 2019)

The Best Day Trips From Osaka (The 13 Best Choices 2019)

  So you’re planning to do some day trips from Osaka? Great! It’s the best city to base yourself in the Kansai region and further afield for just that. I have spent several months travelling in Japan (as of writing this) and several weeks of that was in Osaka....
A Day Trip To Okunoin Cemetery (And Koyasan)

A Day Trip To Okunoin Cemetery (And Koyasan)

The Okunoin Cemetery in Koyasan 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 can easily be done as a day trip from Osaka or Kyoto. This...

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