Photos and tips for visit Yamadera, a Buddhist temple tucked into the mountains of Northern Japan.
Torigoe is one of my favorite places in the world. A charming little town nestled into the foothills of Mt. Haku and the Japanese Alps, it is full of stunning natural beauty, grandmas and grandpas tending to their rice fields and vegetable gardens, and a whole tribe of wild monkeys! These are some of my […]
Exploring an abandoned onsen hotel near Kaga temple.
Photos and guide to hiking Hakusan, one of Japan's three sacred mountains
Travel guide to walking a section of the Nakasendo, an old route that connected Tokyo and Kyoto
Where to camp, hike, onsen and eat in the Five Lakes area and how to see the best views of Mt. Fuji
I've just returned from a magical few days road-tripping around Mt. Fuji and the Five Lakes Area. The weather was perfect, the traffic was insane, and we hiked, camped, and ate our way through a perfect trip. I'll be sharing a full travel guide over the next few days, but I wanted to drop … Continue reading Happy Golden Week!
Travel guide to Kanazawa, a sleepy city on the west coast of mainland Japan
Driving along the coast of Fukui to Kyoto
A visit to a quiet Buddhist Temple in the lush foothills of Mt. Hakusan