All in all, Koya-san was an unforgettable experience. I am not a particularly spiritual person, and yet here I was able to feel something more than just the physical world around me. Maybe it was the history of the town, or maybe it was the sort of unified disposition of everyone there. Whatever it was, it definitely left a very deep impression on me.
Taiyoji has stood the test of time. Built in the 1700's, the temple has never undergone reconstruction. The reason this is a big deal is that nearly every other temple in Japan has sustained some type of serious damage via fire, weather, natural disaster or what have you. So it's actually pretty difficult to find a temple which doesn't have a sleek new look.
Odaiba has so much to offer. In this article, I've covered everything I particularly enjoy about the human-made island, however, there is so much more which I have yet to discover. For one thing, I have yet to ride the infamous ferris wheel! (I know right.) This place seems to always be changing, and always offers up something new and exciting.
Check out this neat thing I made with React 🙂
As many of you may already know, southern Japan was hit with torrential rain last week, causing massive flooding and landslides. As a result, countless have been displaced or left to salvage the wreckage from ruined homes. The Japanese government has already begun rescue/relief efforts and has dedicated a fairly large sum in response to [...]