Japanese Etiquette: Shrines and Temples

Japanese shrines and temples are a highlight for many when visiting Japan. There are many available ranging from Buddhist temples to Shinto shrines. It’s important to remember that Japan is full of traditions and expected etiquette, especially while visiting these holy locations. Below, you’ll find a guide to help you avoid any social faux pas …

Uji, Japan: Matcha  Tasting And Available Activities

  I love matcha! Drinking matcha, matcha desserts, matcha tea, latte, if it exists in the form of matcha, I want it! My love for matcha recently took me to one of the most popular cities in Japan – Uji. This town is uniquely known to produce the best matcha (green tea powder) in the …

Best Locations To See Fall Foliage In Tokyo, Japan

  When most people think of Japan and the best time to visit for beautiful nature scenery, they often think of spring during cherry blossom season. While this is a gorgeous time to visit, the autumn foliage season also offers impressive sights. With the changing fall tree colors, you won’t want to miss this exciting …