Japan Itinerary 14 Days – The most beautiful places in Japan

Japan Rundreise zwei Wochen, Reiseziele in Japan

Japan is a wonderful country, with a culture so unique and traditional that everyone should have seen this so-called land of the rising sun at least once in their life if they get the chance to. As you may have already seen in other posts from us, we were fortunate enough to travel Japan for … Read moreJapan Itinerary 14 Days – The most beautiful places in Japan

The Ultimate Guide to finding the best Ryokan in Takayama, Japan

The best Ryokan in Takayama, Hida Takayama, Japan

Hida Takayama is a wonderful city in Japan that I would definitely not want to miss on any Japan Itinerary. While in another post we’ve already talked about what to see in Takayama, here we want to find the best Ryokan in Takayama (even some Hida Takayama Ryokan with private bath!) in order for you … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to finding the best Ryokan in Takayama, Japan

How to find the Best Neighborhood to stay in Tokyo

Die beste Unterkunft in Tokio, Großstadtleben, Straße

Tokyo is a truly exciting city. There is so much to see – from traditional temples to modern city, with something new to discover on every corner. Since the transportation in Tokyo is very expensive, it can make a big difference in which district you book your accommodation in Tokyo, as the ways between places … Read moreHow to find the Best Neighborhood to stay in Tokyo

Japan Reise Kosten – Japan Reisen günstig: Ein Monat für weniger als 1000€

Tokio, Akihabara District, Japan Rundreise

Wer schon einmal in Japan unterwegs war, weiß: das Reisen in Japan ist alles andere als günstig. Wer z.B. mit einer gebuchten Gruppenreise unterwegs ist, zahlt gut und gerne schon mal knapp 2000€ Euro für zwei Wochen Japan Urlaub Kosten.Schon häufig habe ich von reisenden Freunden und Bekannten gehört so etwas wie “Japan ist meiner … Read moreJapan Reise Kosten – Japan Reisen günstig: Ein Monat für weniger als 1000€

Miyajima – The Shrine Island of Hiroshima

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I guess everyone has this picture in mind. The typical picture that so many people post after their trip to Japan. The orange gate (torii) that is standing in the middle of the water. Does it ring a bell? Well, this torii gate belongs to the Itskushima Shrine which also seems to be floating on … Read moreMiyajima – The Shrine Island of Hiroshima

Kazurabashi- Through Iya Valley by hitchhiking

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The Iya Valley is is part of the Japanese Island Shikoku which is getting more and more popular. The river that runs through the valley is called Iya river, by the way. Yeah I know, so much creativity when giving names here. Although this area is quite famous for Tourists, getting around by public transport … Read moreKazurabashi- Through Iya Valley by hitchhiking

The Ultimate Top 10 Japanese Foods – The most Delicious dishes in Japan

Top 10 Japanese Foods, delicious dishes in Japan

Japan is famous for its unusual food ideas. Most probably you have already heard of the most typical Japanese dishes such as Sushi and Ramen – That’s why we haven’t included them in our Top 10 Japanese Foods List. During our time in Japan, we tried a lot of different things we haven’t heard of … Read moreThe Ultimate Top 10 Japanese Foods – The most Delicious dishes in Japan

The absolute best Top 5 Temples in Kyoto – Traditional Highlights in Japan

Kyoto Temples, Best traditional Japanese Temples in Kyoto

Kyoto surely is a breathtaking city and there are so many things to see in Kyoto. We stayed in this amazing town for about four days and still have the feeling that there is so much left to see. Besides the Iwatayama Monkey Park and the famous Geisha District, that you both shouldn’t miss out, … Read moreThe absolute best Top 5 Temples in Kyoto – Traditional Highlights in Japan

The Iwatayama Monkey Park in Kyoto

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Without any doubt. The Iwatayama Monkey Park in Kyoto was my absolute highlight of our visit in Kyoto.  For everyone that is an animal lover this is a great place to visit besides the wonderful temples of Kyoto. This is a great way to see snow monkeys in Japan without having to visit Hokkaido. Admission … Read moreThe Iwatayama Monkey Park in Kyoto

Things to do in Kanazawa & Itinerary – Terrific Samurai Town in Japan

During ancient times, Kanazawa used to be an important city in Japan. Sadly today, many people skip this beautiful place, which is the capital of the Ishikawa Prefecture. In the following you can find the best things to do in Kanazawa and great points of interest that you can add to your Kanazawa Itinerary. Of … Read moreThings to do in Kanazawa & Itinerary – Terrific Samurai Town in Japan

The Castle of Matsumoto – The fascinating Crow Castle in Japan

The Castle of Matsumoto, Japanese castle, crow castle

Matsumoto is a city located in the Nagano Prefecture in the center of the Japanese main island Honshu. It is famous for its huge castle that is located in the city center. It’s said to be the second biggest castle in Japan and is listed as a National Treasure of Japan. The city is surrounded … Read moreThe Castle of Matsumoto – The fascinating Crow Castle in Japan

Hiking in Magome and Tsumago – The Magome Tsumago Trail

Magome Tsumago Hiking Trail, Japan, Japanese Alps

If you are planning a trip to Japan and you love hiking you most probably heard of the Nakasendo Trail or Nakasendo Way before. (If not, then it’s about time now!) The Nakasendo Way is a hike from Kyoto to Tokyo, which usually takes around 11 Days. One of the most popular hikes along the … Read moreHiking in Magome and Tsumago – The Magome Tsumago Trail