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

Things I wish I knew before going to Japan – Important Japan Travel Tips

Things I wish I had known before visiting Japan I Infos about Japan I Travel Info

Every year, Japan attracts thousands of travelers to visit this beautiful country. But unlike the prejudices, it’s not only Manga-Fans visiting. Japan is extremely popular for its culture, its traditional architecture and its magnificent nature. Therefore, Japan attracts a huge variety of target groups: as there are so many options, such as Couchsurfing, Homestay in … Read moreThings I wish I knew before going to Japan – Important Japan Travel Tips

Japan on a Budget – One month trip to Japan Cost (Less than 1000€)

Akihabara District Tokyo I Japan I big city I busy streets I Japan

If you have ever been to Japan before you probably know: Traveling in Japan on a budget is not a piece of cake. If you go there with a booked group tour you might end up paying more than $2000 for two weeks.But does it really have to be that expensive? So many times I’ve … Read moreJapan on a Budget – One month trip to Japan Cost (Less than 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

Nagoro – Valley of Scarecrows in Japan

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If you are having a trip through Iya Valley on the island of Shikoku Japan, don’t get scared if suddenly many people show up next to the streets in an area which is usually kinda deserted. Probably, these people might seem a little creepy. But there is a reason behind it… Those people are not human! … Read moreNagoro – Valley of Scarecrows in Japan

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

Your Ultimate 2 Days Osaka Itinerary – The best things to see in Osaka in 2 days

Osaka 2 days itinerary, Osaka castle in spring

Osaka became my absolute favorite city in Japan. Even though we didn’t have much time to spend there (At first, we thought we could just spend 2 days in Osaka). Basically, we had to come up with an Osaka itinerary 2 days. However, as life sometimes plays, we would return to Osaka just one week later … Read moreYour Ultimate 2 Days Osaka Itinerary – The best things to see in Osaka in 2 days

Magical Nara – Day Trip to the amazing City of Deer in Japan

Nara- the city of deer in japan vicki viaja

A Nara day trip is perfect for everyone staying in Kyoto or Osaka as this cute small town is located between those popular Japanese towns. (Well, apparantly, Nara is not that small but it leaves you with the impression of being a small town) Besides the usual (temples) you can find here mainly one thing: … Read moreMagical Nara – Day Trip to the amazing City of Deer in Japan

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

Best things to do in Koyasan – Sacred place in Japan

Things to do in Koyasan, Japan, Graveyard, Nature

Koyasan, Japan is a small sleepy town in Wakayama Prefecture, south of Osaka. Actually, the name Koya-san actually refers to Mount Koya, however, the name is now also used for this stunning region of the temples. It is home to about 600 monks and is the center of Shingon Buddhism. Many consider this little-known place … Read moreBest things to do in Koyasan – Sacred place in Japan