Shirahama's beach in Wakayama Prefecture

Enjoy Shirahama’s beauty in Wakayama Prefecture

I know I keep repeating myself, but Wakayama Prefecture has a lot to offer. Unfortunately most tourists don’t know (...)

Aug 2nd

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Shingu Castle Ruins

Shingu Castle Ruins (Wakayama)

When I visited one of the Kumano Grand Shrines, the Hayatama Taisha, I stumbled upon the Shingu Castle Ruins (...)

Jul 25th

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Kumano Hongu Taisha

Kumano Hongu Taisha (Kumano Sanzan)

The Kumano Grand Shrines aka Kumano Sanzan are connected by the sacred Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Trails. Today I want (...)

Jul 21st

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Kumano Nachi Taisha

Kumano Nachi Taisha (Kumano Sanzan)

The Kumano region in Wakayama Prefecture is famous for the Kumano Pilgrimage Trails that lead to the Kumano Sanzan (...)

Jul 15th

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Kumano Hayatama Taisha

Kumano Hayatama Taisha (Kumano Sanzan)

Today I want to introduce Kumano Hayatama Taisha, one of the three Grand Shrines of Kumano also known as (...)

Jul 2nd

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Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Trails

The Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Trails

When you ask foreign tourists what they want to see in Kansai, it’s mostly Kyoto, Osaka and Nara. Wakayama (...)

Jun 15th

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JR Kishi Station Master Tama The Cat

Station Master Tama The Cat

Today I want to introduce a special spot in Japan that is a must-visit for cat lovers! Of course, (...)

May 30th

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largest stone garden in Japan (Mt. Koya)

Mount Koya, Wakayama

This is a travel report of my most recent trip to Mount Koya (official website) in Wakayama Prefecture. Although (...)

Nov 18th

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