A friendly witch and her husband on a roof overlooking the path of philosphy in Kyoto. Keep traveling!
It starts to get dark when hundreds of people gather at the Yasaka-jinja, the guardian shrine of the famous Gion neighbourhood in Kyoto. Keep traveling
A sparrow rests on the ruins of the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. This building was one of the very few that remained standing after the “Little Boy” atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945 at 8:15 a.m. wiping out the complete city. Keep traveling!
Our first neon experience in Japan: Fukuoka, the sixth largest city of the country Keep traveling!
An ema is a small wooden board that can be bought at a shrine: write your wishes on the back side and hang it so that the kami enshrined at that specific place of worship will read it and make it come true. Keep traveling!
Taking advantage of the hot springs offered by the volcanoes, you can indulge yourself in the onsens and rotemburos of Beppu. Another fun way Keep traveling!
Black butterfly feeding on an agapanthus in Glover garden, a beautiful garden overlooking the bay of Nagasaki, Kuyshu. Keep traveling
While hiking along the slopes of Mount Aso, this curious badger decided to play hide and seek with us. Keep traveling!
Beppu is the second hot spring district in the world after Yellowstone Keep traveling!
Whether singles, young or married couples, they visit the Aoshima shrine and tie lucky charms around a tree to Keep traveling!
Visiting the Tōdai-ji Buddhist temple in Nara, one can admire the Daibutsu (or giant Buddha). Keep traveling!
A fisherman early in the morning in Saijo, Shikoku. Keep traveling!
Part of the Kirishima-Yaku National Park, the Ebino Kogen plateau is surrounded by volcanoes and lush forests. After a challenging trail run from the high lands at roughly 1200m, Keep traveling!
Another unexpected temple, this time, walking downtown Sapporo, Hokkaido. We tend to miss Keep traveling!
According to many travel guide books, Biei is the second best to a trip to Southern France for the Japanese who wouldn’t have the time, nor the money to get there! It was funny for us to bike among gentle hills, sunflower fields, lavenders along patchwork road and panorama road. Keep traveling!
We were extremely lucky to witness an amazing show of wild salmons Keep reading
Aoshima-jinja is a famous Shinto shrine because of its location on the sacred Aoshima island and the fact that it is dedicated to marriage. Keep traveling!
Taking a bath in the rotemburo (hot spring), we were visited by this big guy that seemed to enjoy the warm volcanic stones! Keep traveling!
6:15am, Saturday morning. As every morning, ready to serve breakfast to the hard-workers of the Tsukiji fish market, and a few curious spectators back from the early tuna auction. Keep traveling!
View from the 35th floor bar of the ANA Intercontinental hotel in Roppongi, Tokyo. Keep traveling!
From a mountain hut at more than 3000m (9000ft), with no showers, but the wireless Internet! Keep traveling!
On our way to Iwayaji temple, one of the 88 temples of the Shikoku pilgrimage. Keep traveling!
Nagasaki is in all history books: on August 9, 1945, the “fat man” atomic bomb was dropped by the B-29 Superfortress Bockscar destroying the city, killing Keep traveling
We experienced our first Japanese sushis in a small family-run sushiya (restaurant specialized in sushis) in a side street in Nagasaki: eating delicious sushis which melted on our tongues, served by Keep traveling
After visiting the atomic bomb memorial, it felt good to spend some time at one of the many shrines in Nagasaki on which we came across unexpectedly at the corner of a staircase or narrow street. Keep traveling!