Japan Itinerary: Our Two Week, Kid Friendly Japan Guide

When traveling with our son we take a slower pace. For this 14 day Japan itinerary we visited Osaka, Koyasan, Nara, Kyoto, Tokyo and Narita. Continue Reading →

Japan Guide: Where to Find Cars, Trains, Robots & Rockets!

Japan is the place to go for technology. Find out in our Japan guide where to go on your vacation to see cars, trains, rockets and robots! Continue Reading →

Death Defying Winter Wonderland Trip to Koyasan, Japan

While we were staying in Osaka, Japan we wanted to make the approximately 2 hour daytrip to Mount Koya (Koyasan). In 816 Mount Koya was settled by the monk Kukai in a 800 meter high valley among the 8 peaks of the mountain. The area is home to more than 100 temples and it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We were mainly interested in seeing Okunoin Cemetery. We had seen atmospheric Continue Reading →