How to Get from Takayama to Kanazawa?

After being charmed by the ‘traditional Japanese town-like feel’ of Takayama, we knew that we would eventually end up in the tourist heavyweight magnet Kyoto. But we were not in a hurry and we had time to spare.  So we did not go straight away to Kyoto; instead, we took a small detour and [...]

By | 2017-09-23T21:23:03+00:00 September 10th, 2016|0 Comments

The Top Sites to See in Kanazawa for Free

Often overlooked, Kanazawa is a real travel gem for those who want to avoid heavy tourist cities in Japan like Kyoto. Kanazawa is in fact, the capital of Ishikawa Prefecture. So by its own right, the city holds a strong political as well as historical importance. According to history, there was even a time [...]

By | 2017-09-23T21:25:16+00:00 September 5th, 2016|0 Comments

How to Get From Kyoto to Kanazawa using the Japan Rail Pass

Although it is often compared to Kyoto, Kanazawa does not enjoy the same popularity as its big sister However if you can easily access Kanazawa, Chasing Places asserts that this city fondly called “Little Kyoto” is definitely worth visiting. The good thing about traveling between Kanazawa and Kyoto is that they are well connected [...]

By | 2017-09-23T21:27:16+00:00 August 30th, 2016|0 Comments