Vegetarian's Japan Guide



The Best Guide to the Little Edo, Kawagoe

When next you visit Japan, if you plan to base your trip in Tokyo and make day trips to the surrounding cities, Kawagoe (川越) in Saitama Prefecture will be a great destination. The town known as Little Edo (小江戸) is where you can enjoy both the traditional vibes and the conveniences of a modern city!


Dazaifu Tenman-gū – The Must Visit Attraction in Fukuoka

If you are planning to visit Fukuoka Prefecture, Dazaifu Tenman-gū (太宰府天満宮) is the biggest shrine in the Kyūshū region and shouldn’t be overlooked. Together with the Kitano Temman-gū (北野天満宮) in Kyoto, they are the headquarters of the 12,000 Tenman-gū shrines in Japan! The god enshrined in Dazaifu Tenman-gū is the namesake of a lively riverside …

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Oujima – The Island Filled with Tasty Tempura and Cute Cats

If you are both a foodie and a cat lover, you will find Ou Island (Oujima, 奥武島) in southern Okinawa very attractive. What could beat the experience of filling your mouth with Okinawa-style tempura while observing cute cats doing adorable cat things? Furthermore, you have a magnificent ocean view as the backdrop!