Sunset at Lake Biwa, Kyoto, Japan

Lake Biwa and What You Need to Know

Lake Biwa Lake Biwa is located in Shiga Prefecture, on the northeast of Kyoto. I visited this Lake on the same day I visited Mt Hiei. It…

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Mount Hiei – A fascinating Japan experience not to be missed

Mount Hiei makes a nice little escape from the maddening crowds of other Kyoto’s main attraction. It is a quiet place and somehow walking in the dense forest of towering cedar trees made me feel good. It was peaceful. There were not many tourists around on a weekday when I visited. I would recommend that you visit this sacred mountain for its natural beauty and it is one of the many places in Japan where tradition meets history and you might be pleasantly surprised 😊...