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20 Photos of Japan that Will Make You Get on a Plane

20 Photos of Japan that Will Make You Get on a Plane

Japan is one of my favourite countries. The local food is amazing, fashion so kawaii, its temple and flower festivals so vibrant, streets are clean, people friendly… I could go on an on. But one thing travel photographers will appreciate is how photogeni Japan is. So here are my 20 favourite photos of Japan with […]

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How to Plan a Japan Itinerary for 7 Days – Honshu Island

How to Plan a Japan Itinerary for 7 Days – Honshu Island

For most travellers, Japan is rather far away. To travel to Japan from Germany, I had to get on a ten hour flight. So when you finally land in the Land of the Rising Sun, you want to make every minute count for any Japan itinerary spanning 7 days. Here is an exemplary guide for […]

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Epic Destinations to Explore with a 4 Day JR Kansai Pass

Epic Destinations to Explore with a 4 Day JR Kansai Pass

If you are staying in Osaka, there is a lot to see but you might be curious to explore the Kansai region. There are so many local gems, so many castles and temples, you could travel forever. So here are a few day trip ideas to make planning your Kansai and Osaka itinerary easier.

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Best Tips on Backpacking Japan on the Cheap (in 2018)

I Wish I had Known This Before Backpacking Japan on the Cheap

I thought backpacking Japan would go just as smoothly as travelling New Zealand: Just going with the flow and basically winging the entire trip. Japan is not as backpacker friendly and attuned to the backpacker community and as a result, some prior planning is necessary. That being said, there are a lot of conveniences that […]

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