We stayed one night at one of the temples in Koyasan. Jimeiin is a quiet, serene temple with beautiful gardens. We were welcomed by young monks and escorted to our traditional Japanese room, which overlooked two different, wonderful gardens. For… Continue Reading →
Koyasan is a beautiful Buddhist town with 117 temples and many more monks.
The most beautiful Shinto shrine I have ever seen. After walking on the Kumano Kodo for two hours, we arrived at the main shrine past 5 pm.
Some amazing trees in one of Japan’s most important shrine, the Ise-jing?.
We had to go to Nagoya by train to get the driving license renewed. There are endless bento (lunch box) options at Nagoya station. Today’s choice…
Wikipedia: Matsusaka beef (????Matsusaka-gy? also “Matsuzaka beef”) … is one of the most famous beef types within Japan and internationally, with a high fat-to-meat ratio. Within Japan, Matsusaka beef is generally considered one of the three top brands (known as Sandai… Continue Reading →