Shirakawago – 白川郷

Shirakawago is one of several historic mountain villages in Japan. It is located in the village of Shirakawa (白川村), Gifu Prefecture (岐阜県) in the center of Japan. The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama are registered as part of UNESCO World Heritage Site since December 1995. The name refers to three separate villages in Japan.... Continue Reading →

Tsukiji Market (築地市場)

We've been wanting to go to Tsukiji Market for a while. We first knew of its existence from Clean Bandit's - Rather Be music video and then we watched the documentary film Jiro Dreams of Sushi which also featured the Tsukiji fish market. Tsukiji is the one of the most famous wholesale markets in Tokyo also... Continue Reading →

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