Category: Japan

Japan Trip this Autumn?A Guide to Seeing the Best of Japan’s Fall Foliage

Mt. Fuji in Falll

  When’s the best time to visit Japan? It’s beautiful all year-round. But once the calendar flips to September, a wave of rustling koyo (‘colorful leaves’) starts to sweep the country. This ‘koyo front’—Japan’s autumn equivalent to the cherry blossom season—starts up north in Hokkaido, before moving southward to the Kansai region. Experience the best

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Temple Hopping in Kyoto: The Ancient Capital of Japan

With its raked pebble gardens, tranquil ponds, and somber temples and shrines, Kyoto is the antithesis of futuristic Tokyo. Travel through time as you explore the ancient capital. Take the KKday Kyoto Temple Tour and be ready to leave your shoes at the doorstep, light an incense stick and pray for good fortune. Fushimi-Inari Taisha

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