Senso-Ji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan has a beautiful 5 story pagoda, and several temple halls, plus a gorgeous garden just a few blocks from Tokyo SkyTree. Built in 645 and rebuilt after it was destroyed during World War II, Senso-Ji Temple is not only one of Japan’s largest and most popular temples, it’s also a symbol of Japan’s national pride, determination, and the immutability of their history. Read on to discover everything you need to know to plan your visit to this breathtaking complex of architecture.
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I’m sharing the 18 facets of Japanese etiquette that shocked us because of how unusual they were, or how prevalent they were. Hopefully this guide will help prevent you from standing out in Japanese society, and allow you to do as the locals do, without any surprises, confusion, or awkward situations. No matter how much research you’ve done about Japanese society, etiquette, and social norms, believe me, you’ll want to read this!
Home of Japan’s famous bowing deer, and a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nara, Japan is a wonderful place for visitors of all ages to explore Japanese culture, art, religion, cuisine, history, and so much more. This Nara Japan travel guide will give you all the advice, tips, and insight on how to plan a visit to Nara as either a day tip from Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka, and how to stay safe while feeding and enjoying being surrounded by more than 1,500 wild, yet mostly tame, Sika deer.
Tokyo is a massive city, with nearly 50 different neighborhoods. This guide breaks each neighborhood down, and will be an important tool when planning your next trip to Japan’s capital city.
Michigan has so many delicious and unique locally owned restaurants that we Michiganders never answer the question “What do you want to eat?” with “I don’t know.” I receive lots of inquiries about where the best restaurants in Michigan are, so I decided that it’s about time I compile a list of my favorites. While I could make this list a mile long, I’m sharing my very favorite places. As I try new restaurants and explore more cities in Michigan, I’ll be compiling a part II, so if you don’t see your favorite place listed here, leave a comment and I’ll go check it out!