Exploring 101: 10 simple things to find when exploring Japan

If you’re a first timer in Japan then you’re in for a treat! This East Asian metropolis is known worldwide for the bizarre and interesting things you’ll find. But if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. What should you do?! What should see?! What should you eat?! While the […]

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A seven day Japan Itinerary

Japan has long been on my list of places to explore. In fact, it was a trip that started being planned back in 2015 although I only ever got round to visiting the year after. Filled with ancient traditions, picturesque locations and a culture that is so unique to the East, it’s hard not to […]

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Did we really find a cemetery in Kyoto?

What do you do when, whilst walking through thousands of vermilion gates and Shinto shrines, you unexpectedly wander off the common path and stumble into what looks like a traditional Japanese cemetery?

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How to see Kyoto in less than 24 hours

With so much to see and do in Kyoto, you’re most likely wondering if it’s possible to get the most out of this quintessential city by spending just 24 hours there.

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Top 10 tips for visiting Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea

You can’t visit Tokyo without scheduling some time aside to visit Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. While Tokyo Disneyland has many unique features; the star of these parks really is Tokyo DisneySea which is the only of its kind in the world. Even if you arrive before opening and stay right till the fireworks display […]

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20 photos that will make you want to visit Tokyo DisneySea RIGHT NOW

I’ve loved Disney ever since I can remember. There’s something about that magical wondrous feeling you get, whether it be watching your favorite Disney movie, reading your best Disney book or visiting a Disney park. You know… that feeling that everything is going to be okay and that life should always be taken with a […]

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Indispensable tips to know before visiting Kyoto

Kyoto forms one of those quaint Japanese cities that everyone should visit at least once. Forming the capital of Japan over a thousand years ago and now the country’s seventh largest city, Kyoto is home to thousands of breathtaking architectural wonders. From the mysterious geisha district to the endless temples and shrines; it’s easy to see why […]

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Arashiyama Bamboo Groves

If you’re thinking of doing something a little different from the typical city sightseeing when visiting Kyoto then make your way to the Arashiyama Bamboo Groves. Located in the far west of Kyoto, the Bamboo Groves are like no other forest you’ve ever seen. With tall stalks stretching upwards to the sky and lining pathways […]

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Ten must-do things when visiting Arashiyama, Kyoto

Located on the western outskirts of Kyoto and tucked away at the base of the storm mountains, you will find Arashiyama. Filled with temples and shrines and of course the famous Bamboo Grooves, it’s easy to see why this is one of the most popular districts in Kyoto that just cannot be missed by passing […]

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Dotonbori, Osaka

Osaka is known as the culinary capital of Japan with Dotonobori forming one of the best places to fuel your gastronomical Asian journey. The name Dotonbori comes from the merchant Doton Yasui who actually began construction of the river in 1612. The area is now known as one of the best symbolic places representative of […]

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