Travel Japan
Travel Japan

Travel Japan

Japan is a wonderful and charming country and a fantastic place to spend time exploring and travelling. This blog will give you some insight into it including some of the amazing places to visit and sights to see.


Japanese plum blossoms

4 Apr 2020 1 minute read 11 comments PantheraNegra

Plum Blossom in Japan During my recent visit to Japan to see the winter festivals in the north of the country, our timing was perfect to discover plum trees blossoming further south around Tokyo just before we ended our trip. You may have seen my rec...

Sakura! Japanese cherry blossom season

27 Mar 2020 2 minute read 8 comments PantheraNegra

Cherry blossom in Japan Welcome back to my Japanese travel blog. Today I'm writing about the beautiful cherry blossom season that sweeps across Japan in springtime. If you plan your trip there carefully you can visit many parks, gardens, castles, lak...

Himeji, a Japanese castle

20 Mar 2020 2 minute read 10 comments PantheraNegra

A Magnificent Japanese Castle Continuing on my series of blogs on travelling Japan, I'd like to show you some more of the amazing places I have visited. There is something special about visiting castles around the world, and Japanese castles are uniq...

Temple of the Golden Pavilion: Kinkaku-Ji

8 Mar 2020 1 minute read 2 comments PantheraNegra

This beautiful golden temple Japan is an extraordinary place to explore, so much to see and so many incredible and unique sights to behold. This golden temple is one of my many favourite places to visit. It is called Kinkaku-Ji, located in the city...

Japanese winter festivals - part II

23 Feb 2020 2 minute read 8 comments PantheraNegra

Have you seen my first blog post on Japanese winter festivals? If you haven't got round to it yet, do have a look here - Japan winter festivals - you'll see some photos of incredible ice and snow festivals in Hokkaido!  Now I'm going to show you thre...

Japan's beautiful winter festivals - a tale of ice, snow and colour

21 Feb 2020 2 minute read 4 comments PantheraNegra

Japan celebrates winter It is very difficult not to be charmed by Japan and its people when visiting. This is a country of beautiful places, incredible history, amazing food, and an intriguing uniqueness that distinguishes it from anywhere else in t...