Plum blossom season is here, so what better time to share one of our favorite spots to see some pink-petaled beauties. And that spot is Ikegami Plum Garden in Tokyo’s Ota Ward—home to over 370[…]
As the largest Imperial villa in Kyoto, Shugakuin has an excellent view over Kyoto throughout the year. Designed in the mid-17th century by Emperor Go-Mizunoo himself working together with some of the finest architects and[…]
One of Kyoto’s most iconic images—alongside Fushimi Inari’s torii tunnels and geisha-spotting in the Gion district—takes you to the west side of the city along the banks of the Hozu River in Arashiyama.
Aizu-Wakamatsu in the heart of Tohoku is rich with intriguing history, renowned beauty and the essence of the way of the samurai.
Katsura Imperial Villa truly is a sight to behold as one of the finest examples of Japanese architectural and design tradition.
Measuring over 240.000 square meters and filled with 12.000 different varieties of plantlife, Kyoto Botanical Garden is counted as the best in Japan.