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Anime Pilgrimage: 10 Different Cities You Can Visit!

Fans tend to go on pilgrimages to see and take photos of places that appeared in their favorite movies or their most beloved TV shows. It is not uncommon to hear of Game of Thrones fans travelling across Europe to find places that brought to life the city of King’s Landing or the walls of…

The Art of Drainspotting: What Is It?

When we travel, we are always looking straight ahead at the sights, shops, and people around us. But have you ever thought to take a look down at the ground? Don’t miss the unexpected works of art you can stumble upon in the form of unique Japanese manhole covers! Here is an introduction to three…

Visit the Miho Museum, an Art Paradise in the Mountains near Kyoto!

Kyoto is a beautiful city because of its temples and traditions, and attracts many visitors every year both from Japan and overseas. However, regarding art, there are not a lot of museums where you can enjoy a day of cultural understanding and really spend a whole day admiring the art of Japan. The Miho Museum…

Ninja Day Is a Real Event in Japan?

Ninja Day is celebrated on the 22nd of February (which is the same as Cat Day). Similar to Cat Day, the reason that Ninja Day falls on the 22nd of February is due to the sound of the number 2. In Japanese, the number 2 is pronounced as “ni”, which is similar to the “ni”…

Take A Look At Some Of Japan’s Best Kept Secrets!

There are a few places in every country which although, sound very interesting, they do not get an influx of tourists but instead, are visited by adventure-seekers or deep travelers. When many people hear Japan, major cities like Tokyo or Kyoto typically spring to mind. Japan has a lot of lesser-known and unfamiliar places that…

3 Beautiful ’Husband and Wife’ Meotodaki Waterfalls to Explore on Your Travels

A waterfall itself is a beautiful sight but having two side by side is enough to melt your heart away. A pair of waterfalls is called ‘Meotodaki’ in Japanese. They are also called ‘Twin Waterfalls’ or ‘Husband & Wife’ waterfalls. They are present in a few mystical places of Japan for us to be enthralled.…