• Zenkoji Temple, Nagano, Japan

    Zenkoji Temple, Nagano, Japan

    During my most recent lap through Japan, I had the opportunity to spend a day at Nagano’s mystical buddhist Zenkoji Temple. I’m blaming my lack of sleep the night before for the absence of shots, but here’s a few from the time I spent there. In Nagano, I stayed at the 1166 Backpackers Hostel, which…

  • Shibu Onsen Snow Monkeys

    Shibu Onsen Snow Monkeys

    High in the mountains of central Japan, there’s a hotsprings “onsen” where Macaque snow monkeys bathe. Saori and I took an amazing trip to visit them, and soak in a few onsens ourselves.