Gay Couple Travel Guide Japan: Japan, the country of Rice, Geishas, Mangas, Shinkansen Trains, and Theme Parks. Not to forget, the land of meditation, Buddhism, and Hinduism. During our one month trip around the center of the Japanese Empire, we explored a wide range of known places always on the look out for the special hidden gems. Our first stop was Tokyo where we stayed in an extraordinary place at first, the Nakagin Capsule Tower. After visiting the theme parks Disney Land and Disney Seas, the city of Tokyo adventure could begin with a visit to the Ghibli Museum for example. But no Japan trip is complete, without driving through the country of the rising sun by high-speed train Shinkansen, for example from Tokyo to Kyoto, like we did. The city of temples, Kyoto is worth a trip and should not be missed during your Gay travels Japan. From Kyoto, it is just a short trip by train to Osaka, where we visited the Universal Studios Japan before we continued our journey “Gay Couple traveling Japan” to the holy Buddhism mountains of Koyasan, the spiritual valley high up in the Wakayama Mountains.
The hardest and at the same time most full filling part of our Japan-travels was still ahead of us, hiking the Kumano Kodo. This Pilgrimage from the West to the East part of the Wakayama Peninsula was simply stunning. So was our “Japanese Wellness Hotel” stay after our hike. After a wonderful panoramic train ride to the Mount Fuji area and Fujiyama with our one day experience at Fuji Q-Highland Park, our Gay Couple traveling Japan trip ended where it began, in Tokyo. Enjoy our travel story of a gay couple traveling Japan openly gay, hand in hand around Japan and get inspired by our photos, stories and Japan tips for your own travels to the land of the rising sun.
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Karl & Daan.
Nights to remember at Nakagin Capsule Tower Tokyo Japan. Our first trip to Japan started impressive, different and somehow adventurous. We didn’t choose a hotel for our first nights in Tokyo. Instead, we used a unique and rare Airbnb offer to stay in an architectural icon, the world famous NakaginRead more
Our holy trip to the 120 Koyasan temples Japanese Buddhism Mount Kõya on Wakayama Peninsula. Japan was and still is one of the most interesting countries for us gay travelers to explore. During our first trip to the island country in Asia, we put a two-nights stay on Mount Kõya on our Japan bucketRead more
Our Gay Couple Pilgrimage Japan Kumano Kodo Part 1 - After our first days in Tokyo, we seriously wanted to go to our limits when making a Pilgrimage in Japan on the famous traditional Kumano Kodo route from Ki Tanabe to Nachi through the Wakayama mountains. Already during the preparation period backRead more
Our stay at Kumagaiji Buddhist Temple Lodging Koyasan Japan. One of our highlights and on top of our bucket list for our Japan Travels was without any doubt our two-nights stay at a Buddhist monastery in the mountains of Mount Koya in the South of Osaka. Already the way up on the mountain plateau wiRead more