Navigating Koburi Pass 顔振峠

With the warmth of spring heating up, I decided to take another hike before the humid rainy season struck Japan. But instead of taking another famous hiking trail, I chose a more rural and uncommon spot: Koburi Pass. Koburi Pass is a relatively easy hike that takes you to many different peaks in Saitama Prefecture - …

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Hiking Southern Kyoto

Waking up early in the morning on Day Three was no accident. I was set to leave Kyoto at around 5 pm that evening - meaning that I wanted to get in as many sightseeing activities as I possibly could. And with this in mind, I went off to Southern Kyoto - to visit its …

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Autumn in Tokyo: Pure Beauty

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about the hot and sticky Japanese summer, but now that it's the start of the winter season, I decided to write about autumn in Japan - arguably one of the two most beautiful seasons. Autumn in Japan is famous for its changing leaves. Starting from Hokkaido (northern …

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