Himeji Castle, World heritage site.

Himeji Castle ( 姫路城 ) is enlisted as Unesco World heritage and a must see for every visitor of Japan. The dramatically beautiful hill top castle in Himeji (Hyōgo Prefecture) is a vast complex that overlooks the whole area. It consists of a central wooden defence tower covered by white plaster walls and fortified by various other strongholds, massive… Read More

Day trip from Tokyo to Hakone

The area surrounding Hakone is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Japan and is situated about 90 minutes South West of Tokyo by train. You will find beautiful scenery, volcanic activity, remains of the old edo route, a gigantic crater lake, and some famous hot springs and museums should you have adverse weather. The Hakone area and the Hakone – Fuji… Read More