Sunset with enoshima island in the background
Asia, Japan

Sunsets and Romance on the island of Enoshima.

Enoshima is a small island in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture. Providing respite from city life, Enoshima is located only 1.5hours away from Toyko. The island itself is quite small and can be entirely walked around at a leisurely pace within the day. Although Enoshima can get busy, it’s well worth the journey for the views alone. If you can, try going…

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Miyajima: Torii Gates, Deer and Mountain Hikes

Miyajima is a stunning island located just off the coast of Hiroshima that is most famous for its ‘floating’ crimson Torii gate. But beyond this iconic World Heritage Site, you’ll also find gorgeous coastal walks, serene mountain temples and dozens of friendly deer. Read on to learn more about what this island gem has to offer! Itsukushima Shrine Miyajima Island…

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Top 5 things to do in Kyoto

The capital of feudal Japan from 794 to 1868, Kyoto is dotted with countless temples and shrines and imbued with a traditional Japanese feel. Explore teahouses, meet geishas and immerse yourself in a world of bamboo groves and ancient shrines. Fushimi Inari Shrine No trip to Kyoto is complete without a visit to Fushimi Inari Shrine. Home to over 10,000…

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