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

One day trip to Nara

In this article I will write about what places to visit on one day trip to Nara in order not to lose time and visit as many places as possible, exploiting the day at its fullest: Some information about Nara: 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

The Historical Side of Tokyo

Of course, when we think of Tokyo, we imagine it as a big, bustling and modern city perfect for shopping and not as a historical city but I can assure that even in Tokyo, you can encounter ancient monuments and READ MORE