Japan Destination Guide


Himeji Castle Japan

Day Trip to Himeji Castle in Japan

Himeji Castle is the largest and most visited castle in Japan. If you are staying in Kyoto or Osaka, Himeji is easily accessible, making this a fantastic day trip to consider. What is Himeji Castle...

Kamakura Day Trip

Kamakura Day Trip from Tokyo

Kamakura is a small town located an hour south of Tokyo. Referred to as the Kyoto of Eastern Japan, tourists flock here to visit the Great Buddha and numerous temples. During the summer months, the...


Tokyo In Photos

Tokyo has so much to see and do. We were here for a week and barely scratched the surface of this amazing place. We visited the main neighborhoods of Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza, and Akihabara, as wel...


Feeding Deer in Nara, Japan

While getting ready in the morning, I was greeted with Tyler’s typical question, “Mom, what are we doing today?” When I asked them if they wanted to feed deer in Nara, I got a half-hearted yes from...


How To Watch Sumo Wrestling in Japan

Our most anticipated day in Japan came on July 17…we had tickets to watch sumo wrestling in Japan, something we have been talking about for months now. I have to say, we have become lackadaisical t...

Kyoto Photos

Kyoto, Japan in Photos

Since arriving in Japan, we have been sightseeing at warp speed. The clock is ticking…in just two short weeks our amazing adventure will be coming to a conclusion and we will be back in Columbia, M...

How to Visit Hiroshima

A Day Trip to Hiroshima, Japan

Before traveling to Japan, we had no idea that we would be able to visit Hiroshima, the site where the first of two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan. I had always imagined Hiroshima to be a radio...