Nitama – Japan’s Second Feline Station Master

Wakayama prefecture is located in Kansai region, Honshu. Wakayama Electric Railway Co. runs a service across Wakayama prefecture and back in 2006 it was really struggling. This resulted in many of it’s stations being destaffed, i.e. just ticket machines and no humans there to help. At Kishi Station Toshiki Koyama, who had taken over the…

Spiritual Buddhist Monk Experience in Wakayama!

Buddhism is a large part of Japanese history, the customs and ideals of Buddhism capture the hearts of those visiting Japan. Temples are often a “must see” for people coming to Japan, but if you want a more immersive experience why not stay at a monastery and experience the daily life on a modern Buddhist…

How about sleeping in a Temple at Koya-San?

Always wanted to understand a bit of religion or spirituality in Japan? Well, probably the best way is to stay in a temple with the monks! It will definitely help you to understand and to learn more about the mystery of the religious atmosphere. In this article, we are recommending you to try a few…

Wakayama Magic!

Peace, sunsets and fire in Wakayama! Wander around and be captivated by the majestic nature in Wakayama. If you are looking for a weekend escape this may be the perfect place! Location, location, location! Wakayama is located on Japan’s largest peninsula. It connects Mie prefrecture, Osaka and Nara and is home to some of the…