Best Things To Do in Kagoshima, Japan in One Day: Itinerary & Guide

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Make the most of your time in Japan’s friendliest city with these unmissable things to do in Kagoshima in one day. Sunny Kagoshima, the southernmost city on Kyushu Island, has many claims to fame. The so-called “Naples of the Orient” has been voted Japan’s friendliest city, is responsible for the birth of the industrial revolution and […]

2-Day Kanazawa Itinerary: Best Things to Do in Japan’s Samurai Town

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A worthy contender for Kyoto’s crown as Japan’s historical heart, Kanazawa is a jewel of a city. Although Kanazawa is best known for Kenroku-en, one of Japan’s top three gardens, this city in the Ishikawa prefecture offers so much more. Home to Edo-period Chaya Districts, ancient samurai houses, several attractive temples and a clutch of […]

The Ultimate 3-Day Kyoto Itinerary in 2021

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Kyoto is Japan’s beating historical, cultural and spiritual heart. Unlike other cities in Japan that have embraced modernity, Kyoto has steadfastly clung to the old traditions. Robed monks glide between temple buildings and prayer chants echo across manicured Zen gardens. Geishas scurry along dimly lit alleyways to their next appointment.   Home to more than […]