Tokyo

Tokyo

Chūbu and the Japanese Alps   Chubu is the region of Central Japan between Tokyo area and Kansai (Osaka area). This region is the largest part of Honshū and this is where there is the Japanese Alps. There are many iconic spots to visit and shoot in this part of...
Himeji

Himeji

I have visited Himeji Castle in Spring, Summer and Autumn. The most beautiful time to visit in my opinion is Spring during Cherry Blossom and Autumn during Koyo season. Himeji Castle is very easy accessible with Shinkansen from Osaka to Okayama (30 minutes from...
Miyajima

Miyajima

What is Miyajima? Miyajima, also called Itsukushima, is an island close to Hiroshima famous for its shrine, UNESCO World Heritage, and its famous Floating Gate (Torii). It is considered to be one of the most iconic scenery in Japan and one of “Three views of...
Hashima

Hashima

Do you remember the lost island with a city in ruins in Sky Fall (James Bond)? I visited it… You can find this place off the coast of Nagasaki in Kyushu. It was a self-sufficient town built in an island by Mitsubishi for its employees to run coal mines during...
Chūbu

Chūbu

Chūbu and the Japanese Alps   Chubu is the region of Central Japan between Tokyo area and Kansai (Osaka area). This region is the largest part of Honshū and this is where there is the Japanese Alps. There are many iconic spots to visit and shoot in this part of...
Momiji in Nikko

Momiji in Nikko

General information about Nikko   Nikko is approximately 2h00 North from Tokyo. This is then possible to go there as a day trip from Tokyo but I would recommend to stay overnight to enjoy the atmosphere of this little city in the mountain without the crowd. When...