Photo essay covering Gujo-Hachiman in Gifu Prefecture, including the food, canals, river life, odori, ryokan culture, and traditional textiles and homes.
A photo essay of fish markets, shrines, village life legacies, and contemporary gems around Yahiko, Niigata, Japan.
A photo essay of Yahiko in Niigata Prefecture, rural Japan. Includes Shinto shrines, Japanese sweets, temples, forests, and sunsets.
A weekend trip to the Rokugo Manzan, 33 Buddhist temples around Mount Futago in Oita Prefecture, Japan.
Value sushi lunches, udon, ramen, tofu, snacks…my local tips for a yummy and affordable food and restaurants choices in Japan. (Tokyo-focused)
3 months of Japan travel expenses on a public spreadsheet, and your chance to ask questions and get backpacking tips!
There is an old saying that upon entering the sea of Buddhist truth, even the smallest fish is instantly transformed into a great dragon. Monastic disciples upon entering the Dragon […]