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Meiji Shrine (明治神宮/Meiji Jingū)

Meiji Jingū is a shrine dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his consort, Empress Shoken. Built in 1920, Meiji Jingu is the most visited religious site in Japan, it takes you through the history, legends, traditions, festivals and more. 21 more words

Japan 2017



Tokyo, Japan 

Ichiran ramen

Yasukuni Shrine and Yushukan War Memorial Museum

Tokyo Imperial Palace

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Meeting the first Couchsurfing host in my lifetime… 1,492 more words

Fushimi Inari Shrine

The most famous place in Japan is not something you would ever want to miss!

I visited Fushimi Inari Taisha in April, 2017. It was a beautiful sunny day when I planned to visit Nara which is almost 2 hours from Kyoto main station,  Spending half day in Nara   I took a train back to Kyoto and got off at Fushimi Inari station which is 2 mins (walking) away from Inari. 531 more words

Tokyo Travel – Temple and Shrine

Most, if not all, visitors who come to Japan must’ve come to Tokyo at some point. This city is quintessential Japan. Most of my days in Japan is spent in Tokyo. 1,571 more words


Captain's Log: 1.16.2018

Boy did I fall off the bandwagon. I did keep reading and researching but I’ve been really bad about keeping any kind of journal. So here’s a new journal entry and here’s to hoping I stick with it a little better… 486 more words

My Journal

Bridegroom Throwing in Matsunoyama Onsen

Someone once told me that the best festivals in Japan are the ones that are on a fixed date every year. These are the ones with long histories that are still going in the present day, as opposed to a weekend event for the tourists. 425 more words