Staying in a female capsule hotel in Nagoya, Japan

Even though capsule hotels were originally invented as cheap accommodations for Japanese business men, who are too drunk to go home, they are rapidly...

Money Matters: Costs to travel in Japan

For many travelers Japan is a dream destination with its beautiful temples, fascinating culture and the Tokyo neon lights. Bruce Moerdjiman from the Netherlands visited...

Peace and quiet during a temple stay in Takayama, Japan

Takayama
While traveling in Japan I stumbled upon the 'Zenko-ji temple inn'. This is a traditional Japanese Buddhist temple in Hida-Takayama converted into a peaceful hostel. Coming from the bright...