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Kyoto, a city filled with beautiful cherry blossom

Kyoto
Kyoto, a city filled with beautiful cherry blossom

Kyoto is a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. It has a population close to 1.5 million people. It is a big, vibrant city but people still take the time to stand still and look around. Every year at the beginning of April
     

Kyoto - the city full of romantic activities

Kyoto
Kyoto - the city full of romantic activities

Kyoto is a city in Japan with a population of 1,5 million people. In this enormous city you can find a lot of romantic things to do. The best picks for the ultimate getaway for you and your partner will be explained in this article.
     

Discover the magical Christmas feeling in Tokyo

Tokyo
Discover the magical Christmas feeling in Tokyo

If you want to try something totally different, for a Christmas holiday location, Tokyo might be a great option. With its winter illuminations, the capital of Japan is a wonderful place to be during Christmas. You can also participate in the local wa
     

Art on the street in Japan

Nara
Art on the street in Japan

     

Hiroshima the city of Peace

Hiroshima
Hiroshima the city of Peace

Most people know Hiroshima because of the atomic bomb that was dropped on the city in World War II by the Americans. But after World War II, the city is completely rebuilt and it is now a very modern city. Hiroshima has received a great tram network
     

Whale Watching on a tropical Kerama Island

Kerama Islands
Whale Watching on a tropical Kerama Island

When you visit the beautiful Japanese island Okinawa you will probably spend your day lying on a white beach or diving into the under water world. But if you visit Okinawa during the winter season the best thing to do is to hop on a boat and go whale
     

Tokashiki a piece of heaven

Kerama Islands
Tokashiki a piece of heaven

It’s not a surprise that the Kerama Islands in Japan are one of the most popular resort destinations. It’s surrounded by world’s most transparent emerald blue waters and it has beautiful white sand beaches. You'll find friendly people, a slower pace
     

Nara - Biggest Buddha

Nara
Nara - Biggest Buddha

One of Japan’s most famous and historically significant temple is Todaijj (Great Eastern Temple) in Nara. The temple was constructed in 752 as the head temple of all provincial Buddhist temples of Japan. It was so powerful that the capital was moved
     

Memoirs of Geisha film locations

Kyoto
Memoirs of Geisha film locations

‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ (2005) was for the most part shot in the USA, but director Rob Marshall found it necessary to bring the production to Japan. He wanted to open up the movie and feel like they were in real places instead on the specially built se
     

Lost in Translation

Tokyo
Lost in Translation

When you visit Tokyo you can see a lot of the film set of Lost in Translation, because it was almost entirely shot in Tokyo’s two loudest and most colourful districts, Shinjuku and Shibuya.
     

Nara Deer

Nara
Nara Deer

When you visit Nara you’ve got to see the symbol of the city. No, it’s not a temple or a statue, but hundreds of freely roaming deers at Nara Park. This is a large park in central Nara that is established in 1880.
     

Bamboo Grove Kyoto

Kyoto
Bamboo Grove Kyoto

When you visit Kyoto, you’ve got to see the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove. When you stand amid these soaring stalks of bamboo it’s like being in another world.
     

Relax at Kinosaki Onsen

Kinosaki
Relax at Kinosaki Onsen

Natural hot springs (also called onsen) are really popular across Japan. Every region of the country has its share of hot springs and resort towns. They used to be a sacred place where people cured their injuries and diseases in earlier times when th
     

Kyoto temples

Kyoto
Kyoto temples

There are over 1600 temples and shrines in Kyoto, so when you visit this city it can be a daunting task to choose a few to see. Within Kyoto you can find plenty of bike rentals. This enables you to discover this town at your own pace. The bike rental
     

Geisha Experience Kyoto

Kyoto
Geisha Experience Kyoto

When you think about Japan, you think about geisha’s. Kyoto is the heart of Japan’s geisha world. Geisha are highly skilled entertainers who appear at high-end private parties and special events. For the record: they are NOT prostitutes, despite vari
     

Tsjukiji Fishmarket in Tokyo

Tokyo
Tsjukiji Fishmarket in Tokyo

Of course the biggest wholesale food market of the world is in Japan! The Tsjukiji Fish Market expectedly specializes in fish and other seafood. It’s located in central Tokyo, between the Sumida River and the Ginza shopping district.