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Osaka Castle in sunlight
women below torii gate in Japan
Golden Temple behind lake in Japan

Japan

Japan is high up on my favorite countries of the world. I visited for the first time in November 2019 and the country blew me away. I was amazed by the amazing hospitality, the technological advancements, and all these beautiful cultural sites.
I have put together a few blog posts with helpful tips for your trip to Japan! I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did and hopefully will again in the future.

Osaka Castle in sunlight

A Guide to Visiting Osaka Castle in Japan

The early bird catches the worm – or in this case catches a glimpse of Osaka Castle without many people.
Just like other main tourist spots in Japan, you should wake up early in the morning in order to visit this beautiful castle.

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Arashiyama Bamboo Grove

Visiting Arashiyama Bamboo Forest in Kyoto

Arashiyama Bamboo Forest is a very popular tourist destination in Kyoto and by very popular I mean extremely popular. Located in the western part of Kyoto, it attracts hundreds of tourists and tour groups each day. When researching things to do and see in Kyoto, I can guarantee that the Bamboo Forest will always be included just like Fushimi Inari Taisha or Kinkaku-ji Temple.

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Osaka Shopping Guide

Osaka Shopping Guide

Osaka was my first stop in Japan and after arriving at the hotel and getting a good night sleep, it was time to explore Osaka. Little did I know that Osaka is a great place for Shopping! I have put

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Visiting Kyoto during Fall Foliage

The fall foliage season, called koyo or momiji in Japanese, is the second most popular time to visit Japan, right after Cherry blossom in Spring (Sakura). I honestly have to say that I am entirely grateful to have visited Kyoto

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