It is one of the most famous places in Japan besides Mount Fuji: “Shrine Island” Miyajima (宮島) in front of Hiroshima. Almost every tourist coming to the country has seen images of the gigantic Torii (鳥居) standing in the water before, and the tame deer are also well-known all over the Internet 🙂
Monkey Madness in Iwatayama
On a small hill high above Kyoto there are about 120 Japanese Macaques, wondering why strange, bipedal creatures put free food in their hands… 😉
A visit to the Kamakura Owl Forest
Bored with cats? The raccoons and the sheep in the last Animal Cafe were no longer interesting? Then how about petting an owl? 🙂
The Bloodred Shores of Enoshima
In 522 goddess Benzaiten emerged the island of Enoshima from the sea and chased a dragon away. We don’t know if that’s true, but Enoshima is a top spot for tourists and nature lovers today 🙂
Busan Cat Cafè and Jagalchi Fish Market
What do you do when the sky is gray all the time, it’s raining, and your mood isn’t at its best level? Right, you go pet a cat. Or fish. There’s no shortag of both in these two attractions in Busan 😉
Gyeongju: Of (Grave-)Hills and Mountains
Gyeongju was the capital of the Korean Peninsula for several hundred years. It is a small city, but very popular among Koreans due to its historical significance.
Seoul: Oppan Raccoon Style!
Seoul – that doesn’t just mean Gangnam Style, shopping and neon lights, but also racoons and temples 😉
St. Petersburg: A Tale Of Cats, And Mice, And Fish
Finally in St. Petersburg! Time to write about the epic battle between mouse and cat, and fish… 😉