Wakayama

Comprising the western side of the Kii Peninsula, this part of Japan's Kumano Sanzan area was long considered to be the "realm of the dead."

Sep 2, 2021

Wonderful Setouchi

Wonderful Setouchi

Found between the western Honshu and the island of Shikoku, the Seto Inland Sea has one of the highest concentration of attractions in Japan.

Aug 27, 2021

The Kumano Sanzan

The Kumano Sanzan

The sacred and antediluvian Kumano Sanzan trio is comprised of Kumano Hongu Taisha, Kumano Nachi Taisha and Kumano Hayatama Taisha.

Feb 14, 2020

Overnight on Mt. Koya

Overnight on Mt. Koya

While Wakayama's sacred Buddhist bastion of Mt. Koya isn't exactly a hidden gem, a lot of people don't miss out by not staying overnight.