Fushimi Inari Taisha is one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto, founded in 711 AD. Read more
To everyone’s surprise, Hyperdia discontinued its timetable and route searches on April 1, 2022. This was a complete shock because Hyperdia had been the leading Japan train travel app and website since the early 2000s. Read more
Ryoanji Temple is a Zen Buddhist temple founded in 1450. It contains one of the best examples of a dry landscape garden. Read more
I love Japanese green tea! I drink it everyday when I’m in Japan. Read more
Indigo Dyeing, called shibori, is a 1300 year old cultural art that involves many techniques. Read more
The best backpack for Japan travel is 30 liters, or smaller, and waterproof. The style and brand are not that important. Instead, I suggest focusing on comfort and practicality.
Becki and Shawn
Japan Travel Specialists
Hi, we’re Becki and Shawn! We love Japan and are truly passionate about Japan and Japan travel.
We’ve lived, worked, and traveled in Japan for 20+ years, so we know where to go, what to see, and how to get there. Join us in Japan for an adventure of a lifetime!