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What to pack in your earthquake emergency bag? (infographic)

Japan sits on what is known as the Ring of Fire, a dangerous area in the Pacific Ocean where most earthquakes and volcanic eruptions...

10 Best Spots to Spend Halloween in Tokyo 2018

It's almost that crazy time of year again when ghosts and ghouls come out and play and the dead walk the earth - Halloween....

30 Japanese expressions to know when traveling in Japan (infographic)

When traveling to the land of the rising sun, it’s a good idea learn a few Japanese words or expressions. Although you probably can...

How to Behave While in Japan? 10 Japanese Manners You Need to Know

The world is full of marvelously different peoples and cultures. Experiencing them is one of today’s greatest allowances, thanks to technology and the ease...

How Do You Properly Bow in Japan? (infographic)

Bow in Japan - One of the first things that people learn about Japan - other than where it is on the map -...

What To Do in Case of an Earthquake in Japan? (infographic)

Earthquake Japan - For those currently living and working in Japan, earthquakes are commonplace happenings that are easily ignored when they happen throughout the...

Ueno Shopping – The best spots

In the northeast of Tokyo lies Ueno, which is famous for its many world class museums such as the Tokyo National Museum and the...

Asakusa Shopping – The best spots

In the north-east of central Tokyo lies the historical district Asakusa. Unlike other districts, Asakusa has remained a more traditional neighborhood with its many...

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Best 9 Animal Cafes in Tokyo

Animal cafe is a norm in Japan as a lot of Japanese are not allowed to bring or adopt pets in their apartments per...

10 Tips for Train Etiquette in Japan

Train etiquette in Japan - One of the most interesting experiences travelers can have while visiting Japan is taking a ride on the extensive...

20 things to do in Tokyo with kids

Japan isn’t just a land for adults to enjoy. Kids are more than welcome to explore this wondrous land and see all the child-friendly...

Japan Summer Travel Tips

Summer can be a very brutal time of the year to visit Japan. When summer starts settling in around June (though you can definitely...