How to use the Toilet in Asia

In between preparing for your big trip and dreaming of warm beaches or frosty peaks, it’s easy to forget about the little things you’ll do everyday, like having a poop in Asia’s squat toilet. Say goodbye to the comfort of a clean western public bathroom and prepare to pay to use some questionable Asian toilets. It’s […]

Explore the Sacred Graveyard of Okuno-in Temple – Koyasan

Cherry Blossoms by the Sacred Graveyard of Koyasan Just prior to my arrival in Japan, a giant storm swept through the Kansai area scattering to the wind the beautiful cherry blossoms petals that attract millions of tourists to Japan each spring. Bah! Such terrible luck! That perfect picture of the famous Philosopher’s Path in Kyoto lost until my next visit. […]