Kanamean Nishitomiya : Best Ryokan in Kyoto

After a few days in Tokyo we were ready to see the traditional and quieter side of Japan.  We flew from Haneda airport to Itami, Osaka instead of taking the Shinkansen bullet train so that we can take a quick look at Mt Fuji from the top.  We hired a Read More …

10 Best Places to see Mt Fuji

Rising 3776 meters above sea level, Mount Fuji is Japan’s tallest mountain and its most iconic landmark. On our recent trip to Japan, seeing this mountain a little closer topped our list and we researched the best places to see Mt Fuji from. Images of this nearly perfect, solitary volcano have Read More …

Two week Japan Itinerary for seeing the Best of the country

Visiting Japan – the Land of the rising sun, red-lacquered bridges, orange Torii gates and the sacred Mt Fuji has been on our wishlist for a while now.  But the fear of navigating a country without knowing the language had kept us from planning a trip to this beautiful place Read More …