Your Osaka Travel Guide: Two Days in Osaka Japan

Your Osaka Travel Guide: Two Days in Osaka Japan

If you’re considering visiting Osaka during your trip to Japan, you might find that two days in Osaka is the perfect amount of time to cover many of the attractions in Osaka without rushing through this Japanese metropolitan city.  This Osaka travel guide covers the best things to do in Osaka, foods to try in Osaka, and general travel tips for Osaka.  Thanks to Alyse from the Invisible Tourist for her insights into traveling to Osaka.

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The most beautiful temples in Kyoto, the city of a thousand temples

The most beautiful temples in Kyoto, the city of a thousand temples

One of the highlights of Japan is visiting the temples in Kyoto without question.  Once famous for being the capital of Japan, Kyoto packs in a lot of history as well as culture due to the many temples and shrines dotted across the city; which is why Kyoto is the “a city of a thousand temples”. It can takes years to visit every single one of the shrines and temples that Kyoto has to offer, but there are a few select ones that deserve a visit, should you find yourself in Kyoto.  Keep reading for the most beautiful shrines and temples in Kyoto to visit.

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Tips for travel in Japan on a budget

Tips for travel in Japan on a budget

If you’re planning a trip to Japan, you know that Japan isn’t cheap.   We had an amazing and cheap trip around Japan where I was able to spend 15 euros per day on food and minimize costs within Japan.  Keep read for tips for visiting Japan on a budget.

This guide for saving money into Japan is divided into two sections: how to save money traveling TO Japan (before your trip!) and how to save money in Japan (once you’ve arrived). 

The Truth about Japan’s Aokigahara Forest

The Truth about Japan’s Aokigahara Forest

Have you heard of the Aokigahara Forest? The Aokigahara Forest in Japan (Japanese: 青木ヶ原) (known as the Sea of Trees in Japanese 樹海) is the country’s most infamous forest. The Junkai forest is infamous due to the internet.Read for more about my experience hiking in this virgin forest and whether you should​ go.

TRIGGER WARNING- This article contains information about suicide which may be upsetting to some people.

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