Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo – everything you need to know

I grew up with Pokemon cartoons and collectibles. Between me and Pikachu was love at first sight and even now, as an adult, I still am a Pokemon fan.  I…

The AMAZING Gotokuji Temple – Tokyo’s Cat Shrine

I’ve seen many Buddhist temples during my one-a-half-year-trip around Asia but none as intriguing and different as Gotokuji Temple in Tokyo. Considered to be the birthplace of maneki-neko, Gotokuji Temple is…

Tokyo to Kawaguchiko day trip – Everything you need to know

A trip to Japan is never complete without visiting Mount Fuji. Seeing this incredible volcano is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you shouldn’t miss. The good news is that you can…

Kyoto 1-Day Itinerary | things to do, budget & more

If you’re planning to spend one day in Kyoto, you’re in the right place. A day trip to Kyoto will take you to a city where the old and new…

Nishiki Market & Teramachi Street Kyoto – a delight for the senses

A visit to Kyoto is never complete without a stop to Nishiki Market and Teramachi Street. These two nearby streets are some of Kyoto’s top tourist attractions and for good…

How to get to Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Kyoto – all transport options

If there is one place that you need to visit when in Kyoto, that’s the Bamboo Forest. This iconic forest is one of the most photographed locations in Kyoto, together…

The PERFECT Nara Day Trip Itinerary – Japan’s cutest city

If you’d ask me which is my favorite destination in Japan, I’d answer Nara in a heartbeat. This beautiful city has something that makes it truly unique – there are…

Osaka on a budget – free things to do

We all know that Japan is one of the most expensive countries in the world. Everything from transport to accommodation and food costs a fortune but this doesn’t mean that…

One day in Osaka – the PERFECT itinerary

Osaka is one of the busiest cities in Japan, packed with cultural attractions and fun activities. Despite being a big city, it’s extremely easy to get around the city. Therefore,…