Kumano Nachi Taisha-The temple of your dreams

Kumano Nachi Taisha is one of the three famous temples in the Wakayama region, home to the Kumano Kudo trail. Since there are far too many temples in Japan to list, I’ve chosen to write about Kumano Nachi Taisha as this temple had some of my most memorable moments, maybe because I had just finishedContinue reading “Kumano Nachi Taisha-The temple of your dreams”

Gujo-A story book village in japan

While exploring Kyoto, the first capital of Japan, I received a text message from someone I had met in Tokyo almost a week earlier, asking if I would like to join them in exploring a little village she had discovered called Gujo. Neither one of us had heard anything about this village, but we hadContinue reading “Gujo-A story book village in japan”

Osaka-Eat Until you Drop:Part 2

Dotonbori-Street Food in Japan! As I said in my previous post, I found Osaka to be the best place in Japan for street food. I recommend walking up and down the neon light street of Dotonbori (the main strip of Osaka) at least once to check out all the stalls of food and then startContinue reading “Osaka-Eat Until you Drop:Part 2”