Vegetarian's Japan Guide



The Stunning Spots along the Akita Nairiku Train Line

The trains of the Akita Nariku Line (秋田内陸線) run in the Akita Prefecture countryside. The one-carriage train decorated with cute Akita pictures melts the passenger’s heart, and the scenery from the train’s window will fill the whole carriage with clicking cameras!


The Complete Guide to Enoshima Shrine

Upon commencement of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics yacht competition, the previously hidden beauty of a small island floating on Sagami Bay was suddenly revealed to the world. A sacred religious destination, Enoshima’s history centers on the Enoshima Shrine (江島神社). Before the separation of Shiotisim and Buddism, Enoshima was the precinct of Kinkizan Yogan-ji Temple (金亀山与願寺) …

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Ōhara – Where You Meet the Traditional Townscape of Kyoto

The ancient city of Kyoto has enchanted the hearts of many international tourists, making it one of the hottest tourist destinations in the world. But while the tourism boom has certainly brought in a fortune to the local businesses, many find their visits increasingly unpleasant, with temples and shrines over-commercialized and over-crowded.