Visit Japan

I just had to share this video of a new push by Visit Japan. If you don’t want to visit Japan after this, then what else could persuade you?

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The Island of Evil & Rabbits

Okunoshima may seem like a fantastic island for rabbit lovers, but it hides a deep, dark secret within its abandoned walls. Located in the heart of the Seto Inland Sea, Okunoshima is a hotspot for explorers who love abandoned buildings. There are plenty of interesting and bizarre places which you are free to enter and […]

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Castaway on Nagannu Island 

To get a taste of being castaway on a tropical island, take a trip to Nagannu Island. I booked this trip in advance online and took my reservation to the port in Naha. Unfortunately the trip comes as a package deal where lunch is served in a hut and all of the passengers are ferried […]

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Okinawan Glory – Ishigaki

Ishigaki – an unheard of location in Okinawa to most tourists until very recently. In the last few years, there has been an increase of flights to the island thanks to the budget airlines such as Peach offering affordable fares. Don’t let that steer you away from going to Ishigaki. You can still find beauty, […]

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Beach Paradise in Kyoto

No need to fly to Okinawa or even the Carribean to find a beach paradise close to home (even… Kyoto!). When most people think of local beaches around the Kansai area, they might think of those stunning beaches on Biwa Lake. However, they can be quite overcrowded and even expensive to enter during the peak […]

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The Serene Beauty of Myokensan

Japan is a mountainous country, and nobody can deny this claim. Hikers are everywhere, tackling the natural beauty this country has to offer. You don’t need to venture out to Mt Fuji or take the pilgrimage walk of Kumano Kodo to fully appreciate the wonders of the mountains in Japan. I took a train from […]

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Single Ladies Course

A friend bought me a book detailing different cycling routes around the Kansai area not too long ago. Since then, we tried a crazy route up and down a gravelly mountain that was incredibly tough. I also fell off the mountain (perhaps slight exaggeration) going down a steep slope. As a result, we had another […]

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