Kanagawa

Possibly the prefecture with the widest assortment of attractions, Kanagawa has everything you could ever want as a visitor to Japan.

Apr 4, 2021

A Day Trip to Misaki Port

A Day Trip to Misaki Port

Found on the southern tip of Kanagawa's Miura Peninsula, this sleepy fishing village is well known for both its tuna and natural beauty.

Oct 30, 2020

Yokohama's Koganecho

Yokohama's Koganecho

Formerly a sleazy red light district that was chock of brothels, this part of Yokohama has now been transformed into a haven for artists.

Oct 9, 2020

Backyard Tourism Vol. 8

Backyard Tourism Vol. 8

Samukawa Shrine in Kanagawa is a serene, 1,600 year-old hidden gem that rarely (if ever) pops up on the radars of overseas visitors to Japan.

Jun 25, 2020

Heavenly Hayama

Heavenly Hayama

Found near the historical area of Kamakura, Hayama is a posh, seaside retreat that is popular with Tokyoites during the humid months of summer.

Jun 19, 2020

Yugawara Onsen

Yugawara Onsen

Conveniently found on the westernmost extremes of Kanagawa Prefecture, Yugawara Onsen is one of the closest hot spring towns to central Tokyo.

Apr 16, 2020

Spiritual Mt. Oyama

Spiritual Mt. Oyama

Nestled on the western border of Kanagawa, Mt. Oyama has long been a spiritual peak to which many wayward pilgrims have flock for years.

Jan 24, 2020

THE Kamakura Area Guide

THE Kamakura Area Guide

While Kamakura is not really a hidden gem, this exhaustively definitive guide will show you that there's far more than most visitors think.

Dec 29, 2019

Architectural Wonders

Architectural Wonders

Found near Tokyo, the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural and the Nihon Minka-en Open Air Museum have some amazing historic buildings to explore.

Dec 5, 2019

Kamakura's Kencho-ji

Kamakura's Kencho-ji

Found in Kita-Kamakura, Kencho-ji is one of the area's great temples. This sprawling complex has enough attractions to be a day trip unto itself.

Nov 8, 2019

Sankei-en Gardens

Sankei-en Gardens

Found just on the outskirts of Yokohama, Sankei-en is a traditional Japanese garden that is a stark contrast to the rest of the posh cityscape.

Sep 20, 2019

Masquerading as a Tourist

Masquerading as a Tourist

This lengthy article recounts an incredible whirlwind trip that I took across Greater Tokyo with four other content creators in 2019.

Feb 27, 2018

Benzaiten & the Fox

Benzaiten & the Fox

Found in the ever-historic Kamakura, the neighboring Zeniarai Benzaiten Shrine & Sasuke Inari Shrine are some of the area's best hidden gems.