Kinkaku-ji 金閣寺, Kyoto, Japan, Tupanggala, Pinoy Travel, 1

Kyoto: Kinkakuji, The Golden Pavilion (金閣寺)

Perhaps one of the most remarkable landmarks of Kyoto. The gold-leaf-covered temple is often depicted with its reflection from the Kokochi or “mirror pond” and surrounded by small rocks and pine trees. The Kinkakuji (金閣寺, literally “Temple of the Golden Pavilion”)...

Osaka, Japan

Osaka: Kita District Cityscape

Perhaps virtually every city in Japan has an observation deck in at least one of its towers. When the flock had the chance to visit Osaka we didn’t waste our chance to visit one of its observation decks: the Umeda...

Universal Studios Japan ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン (Osaka, Japan) 0

Osaka: Universal Studios Japan

Located at the Osaka Bay Area, the Universal Studios Japan (ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン Yunibāsaru Sutajio Japan) is just one of the four Universal Studios theme parks in the world and the first one in Asia. Opened in 2001, it is said to have...

Osaka Castle, 大阪城, Ōsakajō, Osaka, Japan 0

Osaka: Exploring Osaka Castle (大阪城)

One of the most famous landmarks of any major Japanese city is their historic pre-Meiji-era castle. Being in Osaka, we wasted no time visiting is its own castle, the Osaka Castle (大阪城, Osaka-jo). We made our trip quite early, at...

Sakae District, Nagoya, Japan 8

Nagoya: Wandering Around Sakae District

Located two kilometers east of Nagoya Station, this downtown district is surrounded with a department stores and a variety of shops. And due to its close proximity with our Conference venue, this became our place to hang out during our...