Wild Japan

IN JAPAN, NATURE IS DIVINE. GET OUT OF THE URBAN JUNGLE AND SEE THESE NATURAL WONDERS. For a country with a landmass one twentieth the size of Australia and a population five times larger, Japan has a fascinating relationship with nature. This relationship dates back centuries to Japan’s indigenous religion, Shintoism. At the heart of […]

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Japanese Etiquette – Know Before You Go!

With travelling, comes the buzz of excitement as you explore new surroundings, taste new cuisines and experience unique cultures. Do you ever though feel that twinge of guilt or burst of nerves that perhaps you shouldn’t have done something? Or perhaps you just feel a little out of your comfort zone and unsure what is […]

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Japan’s Temples and Shrines – A Brief Guide

Temples and shrines, shrines and temples. It is impossible to wander a neighbourhood in Japan without passing at least one temple or shrine. They are some of the most peaceful locations you’re likely to find. There are around 100,000 Shinto shrines and 80,000 Buddhism temples throughout Japan where locals visit and pray. They are also very popular […]

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