A morning out @ Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社)

Yes, I am back in Kyoto for another adventure. It is now Spring / end of winter and the weather is getting warmer vs how it was last month. Today, we decided to explore an important Shinto Shine located at the southern of Kyoto, Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社, Fushimi Inari Taisha). Famous for its thousands of vermilion torii … More A morning out @ Fushimi Inari Shrine (伏見稲荷大社)

Japanese Ryokan Experience @ Amami Onsen Nanten-en

Firstly, I would like to use this opportunity to thank you Boom for organizing our memorable experience @ Amami Onsen Nanten-en, our Japanese Ryokan Experience during our recent Girls Holiday in Japan. Amami Onsen Nanten-en is located in the beautiful Amami, Kawachinagano City in Osaka Prefecture. Note : Some of the photo credit in this post … More Japanese Ryokan Experience @ Amami Onsen Nanten-en

Winter Wonderland @ Hoshino Resorts Tomamu

Hokkaido (北海道), the most northern part of Japan’s main island is popular for its natural hot springs, volcanoes as well as various ski resorts catering for different clientele. While Niseko, Rusutsu and Furano are some of the more popular ski resorts, we decided to check out Hoshino Resorts TOMAMU (星野リゾート トマム) given that they have … More Winter Wonderland @ Hoshino Resorts Tomamu

The war memorial of Ryōzen Kannon (霊山観音)

While walking down the Higashiyama District, we discover Ryōzen Kannon (霊山観音), a war memorial commemorating the war dead of the Pacific War which is located in the Eastern of Kyoto. Here, the concrete and steel statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara (Kannon) was built by Hirosuke Ishikawa. The statue is 24 m (80 ft) high and weighs … More The war memorial of Ryōzen Kannon (霊山観音)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺)

One of my favourite place that I have revisited several time in Kyoto is Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺), which is  officially known as Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera (音羽山清水寺), an independent Buddhist Temple located in the eastern part of Kyoto. Part of the  Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) is known … More UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺)

Checking out Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー)

Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) is a television broadcasting tower and is one of the landmark of Tokyo. Located in the centre of Tokyo, Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) is situated not far from Asakusa. With the height of 634 meters, Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) is the tallest building in Japan and the second tallest structure in the world at time of … More Checking out Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー)

Exploring Asakusa Kannon Temple (浅草寺)

Sensoji (浅草寺, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa,a district in Taitō, Tokyo). It is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and popular temples. One of the oldest temple in Tokyo, the legend of Asakusa Kannon Temple (浅草寺) says that in the year 628, two brothers fished a statue of Kannon, the goddess … More Exploring Asakusa Kannon Temple (浅草寺)

Interesting Travel to Owakudani (大涌谷)

Owakudani (大涌谷) is a volcanic valley with active sulfur vents and hot springs which is located in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. This is a beautiful and popular tourist site where Kuro-tamago (黒卵 literally means “black egg”) — a local specialty of eggs hard-boiled in the hot springs. The boiled eggs which turn black and smell … More Interesting Travel to Owakudani (大涌谷)

Beautiful Kawaguchiko Music Forest (河口湖オルゴールの森)

When one is visiting Mt Fuji, one of the not to be missed places of interest surrounding the area is Kawaguchiko Music Forest (河口湖オルゴールの森). This is especially for those who love musical instruments. Kawaguchiko Music Forest (河口湖オルゴールの森) is a small theme park and museum that is devoted to musical instruments. A park with European style gardens … More Beautiful Kawaguchiko Music Forest (河口湖オルゴールの森)