Chocolat Chocolat is one of the best Japanese café restaurants that I have ever been to. Surprisingly, this gem is located not in the bustling city of Takamatsu but rather the smaller, countryside town of Shido in Sanuki City. The café ..
Not everyone staying overnight on the art island of Naoshima can afford to shell out big bucks to stay overnight at the swanky Benesse House Hotel. For those looking for a much pocket-friendly option, the Domi-Kowloon Hostel is a pretty good option f..
By Jaclynn Seah
The Olivean Resort Hotel has all that you need for a relaxing, luxurious getaway. Nestled atop the foothills of the mountain range that spans the breadth of Shodo Island, the hotel grounds offer stunning views of green mountains, gentle coastline, an..
Okuboji has rather nondescript origins. Kobo Daishi only carved the image of the main deity, and enshrined it with his own walking stick. It is named Large Hollow Temple, because, well, there was once a large hole here. Okuboji Temple 88, however, is..
The highway to heaven is straight and narrow, or so I'm told - and steep. At Konpirasan, or the Kotohira Shrine, home of the heavenly guardian of the sea and all who use it, this highway makes a total of 1368 steps up the 521-meter-high Mount Z..