How Different Are Buddhist Temples And Shinto Shrines

In my new articles I will be speaking a lot about “otera” and “jinja” and since many of you might not know or not even have heard of them, I decided to write an article about what they are and READ MORE

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Ten Facts About Japan

Japan is famous all around the world for being very..mmhh…let’s say unique! Their culture compared to Western ones is like being on another world, but at the same time, it is also different from any other asian countries. Japanese are READ MORE

What not to miss in Kyoto – Part 2

In this article I will keep writing about the places that must be absolutely visited if you will ever travel in Japan’s old capital: 3. Kinkakuji – 金閣寺 The Kinkakuji, meaning the “Golden Pavillion” in English, is a Zen temple whose two READ MORE

Places you should not miss if you are in Kyoto

In my previous article I talked about my favourite and less tourist places found in Kyoto but this time I will write about the main highlights of Japan’s old capital. Despite the fact they are packed with tourists and pretty READ MORE

4 Magical Places In Kyoto

I must say that Kyoto really kidnapped my heart with its hidden temples, its magical alleyways, with its energy and its special atmosphere that catapults you into the past when Japan was still a feudal country and people lived a READ MORE