Three Days In Kyoto, Japan

Three Days In Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto is one of my favourite places in Japan, despite having become more and more crowded over the years as tourists flock to this traditional city. There is honestly so much to see here, that it’s nigh on impossible to get to everything in a mere three days,...
The Best Places to Visit in Japan

The Best Places to Visit in Japan

Making a list of the best places to visit in Japan is a tricky thing to do, since Japan is one of my favourite countries to visit. I mean, that’s evident by the fact that I’ve been back four times in nine years. Each time I visit, I definitely see my old...
Ultimate Tokyo Guide

Ultimate Tokyo Guide

You will literally never be short of things to do in Tokyo, even if you’re a regular visitor like me. The Japanese capital seems to always be bustling, full of life and variety with it’s many different districts waiting to be explored. The full range of...
How To Get To Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

How To Get To Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

If you’re off to Japan, chances are you’ll be headed to one of the country’s most iconic towns, the former capital, Kyoto. And if you’re off to visit Kyoto’s famous sights, then you’ll be wanting to spend a day exploring the Arashiyama region, made Insta-famous for...
The Best Temples and Shrines to Visit in Kyoto

The Best Temples and Shrines to Visit in Kyoto

What temples and shrines in Kyoto are worth visiting? The best temples and shrines in Kyoto are spread out amongst the forested hills that surround the city. The former Japanese capital still has all of its old-world charm, but it is possible to get a bit overwhelmed...
The Best Tokyo Neighbourhoods To Explore

The Best Tokyo Neighbourhoods To Explore

Tokyo is a place that I just can’t seem to stay away from for long. Since my first visit in 2011, I’ve been back three times and could easily go back again another three times (or more!). It is such a huge place that figuring out where to go in Tokyo can...
How To Spend An Epic 24 Hours in Sapporo

How To Spend An Epic 24 Hours in Sapporo

Sapporo is not usually on many travellers’ Japan itineraries. It’s further up north on the island of Hokkaido and for a large chunk of the year it is buried in snow. My June visit was excellently timed with beautiful weather which made it perfect to spend 24 hours in...
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