Have you ever wondered where famous movie Director Hayao Miyazaki got his inspiration for his movie Princess Mononoke? Spoiler: from Yakushima Island, Japan, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1993. Yakushima’s unique nature draws around 300,000 visitors to the island every year.
If you are a cat lover, you have to visit Onomichi. The city is a scenic seaport located in the East of Hiroshima prefecture in Japan. Although the local hill in the middle of the town is known as a place of pilgrimage more than 30 Buddhist temples and shinto shrines, even more cats can be found in the alleys which climb up to its peak.Read More »Onomichi – Japan’s secret Cat Hotspot?
Now that the hot summer days are over, I was forced to make use of the the last few late summer days and go hiking in the Tscheppaschlucht Canyon. It is located in the Karawanks, a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps in Carinthia, near Austria’s border to Slovenia.