Someone completely unfamiliar with the history of Japan and World War II might see Hiroshima as a modern, prosperous and attractive city — a testament to just how far its come since that fateful day in 1945.
Category: Top Attractions
May 7, 2013
In a country known for its modernity, fast pace and high tech gadgets, there remains a rich religious heritage evident in the countless temples and shrines scattered across Japan. You can’t say you’ve seen this country without seeing both sides, the old and the new. Here are a few of Japan’s most beautiful temples to add to your bucket list.
March 26, 2013
Nagoya, Japan‘s fourth largest city, is one often overlooked by tourists to the island nation. The longtime industrial center has plenty of travel-worthy attractions, including many of Japan’s most important shrines, in a more laid-back atmosphere than Tokyo. Here’s a few of the best things to do in Nagoya:
February 26, 2013
Kobe’s local delicacy, Kobe beef, might be the only reason many people know the city exists, but those who visit will find a beautiful, charming city with an international population, fascinating sights and sounds, lively nightlife and excellent restaurants serving so much more than just melt-in-your-mouth beef. A ride up the Shin-Kobe ropeway makes for [...]
January 31, 2013
This post was originally published on Viator’s Kyoto Things to Do site. You can read the full article on Kyoto for Art Lovers there, but here’s a sneak peak! While Kyoto lacks some of the vibrancy of Tokyo’s contemporary arts scene, it holds all the cards when it comes to traditional art and architecture.
October 9, 2012
Tokyo gets all the attention for its big city feel and Kyoto for its ancient culture, but the city of Osaka shouldn’t be overlooked when planning your Japan itinerary. Known for its laid-back attitude and tasty cuisine, what the city lacks in history and charm it makes up for in the dining scene alone.