May 13, 2019
Japan summer travel tips

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 still feel […]
April 23, 2019

Top 10 Things to Do in Hakodate

Hakodate is Hokkaido’s third largest city and was one of the first ports to open up to the rest of the world in 1854 after the […]
April 8, 2019
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10 of the Best and Most Beautiful Temples in Kyoto

Tokyo may be the metropolitan capital, but Kyoto takes the cake for the traditional and cultural center of Japan. As Japan’s capital for almost 700 consecutive […]
April 1, 2019
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Our Selection of the Best 10 Things to do in Oita

If you’re a fan of traditional Japanese outdoor baths – commonly referred to as onsen – then a trip to Oita City in Japan is sure […]
February 28, 2019
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5 things to do in Karuizawa

Karuizawa is famous for being a high end resort town full of luxury villas, pristine hotels, and chic cafes nestled in the lush greenery of Nagano […]
February 26, 2019
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10 unique things to do in Hachinohe

If you take a trip to the southeast area of the Aomori Prefecture you’ll find a lovely little city called Hachinohe. Well-known for having some of […]
February 25, 2019

10 Unique Things To Do in Okayama

If you’re into castles, trains, gardens, and fairy tales, then you’ll feel right at home exploring the largest city in the Chugoku Region, Okayama! Not only […]
February 21, 2019

10 Unique Things to Do in Takayama

Takayama is a scenic city in Gifu Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan. Located in the Japan Alps, the area experiences heavy snowfall in the […]
February 18, 2019

Tokyo to Mount Tsukuba: Day Trip Itinerary

Standing tall at 877 meters, Mount Tsukuba is one of the most favored and famous mountains to be found in all of Japan! Featuring double peaks […]
February 12, 2019
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48 Hours in Osaka on a Budget

One of the most characteristic cities in Japan, Osaka has always been known for being a little different than most other cities. From Osaka-ben (Osaka dialect) […]
January 28, 2019
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48 Hours in Yokohama on a Budget

Yokohama, the second largest city of Japan, is an exciting city and known for its futuristic port, Chinatown and relaxed atmosphere. Easily accessible from Tokyo, Yokohama […]
January 16, 2019
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Discover Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto’s Golden Pavilion

Nestled snuggly between Daitokuji Temple, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, and Ryoanji Temple is Kinkakuji Temple, one of the most popular buildings found in Japan. Namely due to […]
January 10, 2019

This Train Will Take You Directly from Tokyo to Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is probably the most recognized place in Japan and Tokyo being the most visited city, many people will often combine the two when visiting […]
December 25, 2018
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Zao Fox Village Travel Guide

Not so far from the city of Sendai (heading north from Tokyo), there is a cute place where you will have the chance to see, photograph, […]
December 13, 2018
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48 Hours in Kyoto: Ideas for a short weekend getaway

There are many things to see and to do in Kyoto and although traveling through Japan can turn into a pricey affair, we want to show […]
December 4, 2018
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10 Unique Things To Do in Shizuoka

Home to the highest mountain in Japan, Mount Fuji standing at 3,776 meters, is Shizuoka prefecture along the Pacific Coast in the Chubu region of Japan. […]
November 29, 2018

You can bathe in wine or coffee at this Japanese spa

Not far away from Tokyo, lies Hakone, an area famous for its natural beauty, its perfect view of Mount Fuji from Lake Ashinoko and its hot […]
November 27, 2018

Autumn in Japan: Your Best Instagram Shots

Japan has four seasons all very different. Autumn has come to Japan and that means the temperature is getting cooler and the trees start to change […]
November 12, 2018
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10 Incredible Underrated Places You Need to Visit in Japan

The island nation of Japan is a country of many contrasts, climates and cultures thanks to its long shape stretching from snowy Hokkaido in the north […]
November 6, 2018

Shirakawa-go Travel Guide – Visit the Traditional Villages With Thatched Roofs

High up in the Ryohaku Mountains to the north of Gifu prefecture and bordering Ishikawa prefecture and Toyama prefecture, lies the remote village of Shirakawa-go. This […]
October 29, 2018

Best places to see autumn leaves in Japan

One of the best season to visit Japan is during autumn. Not only will you enjoy the pleasant and cooler temperatures after the hot summer, trees […]
October 26, 2018

30 pictures that will make you want to travel to Kumamoto

Located on the southern island of Kyushu along the west coast lies Kumamoto prefecture and its capital Kumamoto City. Much of the land is shaped by […]
October 25, 2018
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Dark Tourism in Japan – 10 Spots for an Exhilarating Travel Experience

Thinking about interesting things to see in Japan usually conjures images of anime, robots, neon lights, cute cafes, and well-stocked convenience stores. These are the things […]
October 16, 2018

Top 15 Free Things to Do in Tokyo

You might already know that travelling in Japan can be a pretty expensive experience. Especially in the capital, Tokyo. But we want to let you in […]
October 5, 2018
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15 Day Trip Destinations From Tokyo

Tokyo: a city that’s said to be the heart and soul of Japan. The sights and sounds astound all who travel to this unique land in […]
October 3, 2018
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Yanesen, a Guide to Old Town Tokyo

The old town of Yanesen is a charming district in the north-eastern side of Tokyo. It gets its name, Ya-Ne-Sen, from the three neighborhoods that make […]
September 24, 2018

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 get by […]
September 14, 2018

Onomichi Japan – Step by Step Guide

Onomichi is one of the most charming small towns in Hiroshima Prefecture. Famous for its Temple Walk which features 25 temples along the Seto Inland Sea, […]
September 3, 2018

Kanazawa Japan – A Complete Travel Guide You Must Read

Kanazawa is a relatively small city (you can reach many places by foot, if you like to walk) in Ishikawa prefecture. It is full of beautiful […]
August 29, 2018

Our Selection of the 10 Things to do in Odaiba Japan

Odaiba is one of Japan’s most well-known and popular artificial island. This man-made island was initially built in the 1850s for defensive purposes, however in the […]
August 28, 2018

Nagano Japan – The Ultimate Travel Guide You Need To Read

Nagano Prefecture is a beautiful region located in the middle of Japan’s Honshu Island. Known for its dreamlike wintery landscapes and challenging peaks, this mountainous area […]
August 21, 2018

Kumamoto Japan – All You Need To Know To Enjoy Your Trip

Mostly known for its rustic culture, this southern prefecture of Japan has a lot to offer for adventurous travelers exploring Japan. Kumamoto, home to the beloved […]
August 17, 2018

Nagasaki Japan – A Complete Travel Guide To Read Before Your Trip

Nagasaki Japan is a place full of history and different cultures that one can consider it the cosmopolitan prefecture of Japan. Due to its ties in […]
August 9, 2018

Our Selection of The Top 10 Things To Do in Kobe Japan

Things to do in Kobe Japan – Kobe, the capital of the Hyogo Prefecture, is well known as an industrious port city. Being one of the […]
August 7, 2018
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Nikko Japan – All You Need To Know Before Your Trip

Nikko Japan is a place full of history and traditional treasures. It is a place that one must visit during their stay in Japan as it […]
August 2, 2018

Our Selection of the Top 22 Best Things to do in Tokyo Japan

Best Things to do in Tokyo Japan – Tokyo – as the capital of Japan and the world’s most populous metropolis, this megacity with the beating […]
July 25, 2018
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Matsuyama Japan – 10 Beautiful Places You Should Not Miss

Matsuyama Japan – Matsuyama is the capital of Japan’s Ehime Prefecture. It is also the largest city on Shikoku. Matsuyama offers great historical insight into Japanese […]
July 18, 2018

Enoshima Island – Everything You Need To Know To Prepare for Your Trip

Only an hour away from the buzzing streets of Tokyo is Enoshima Island, a small Island located on the Shonan Coast of Kanagawa Prefecture. It has […]
July 17, 2018
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Toyama Japan – Discover The Beautiful Kingdom of Water

Toyama Japan – Facing the Sea of Japan and located in the Hokuriku region in the center on the main island of Honshu, Toyama prefecture with […]
July 6, 2018
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Himeji Castle – Visit the Beautiful White Heron Castle

Himeji Castle can be defined as a rare beauty. First, for its appearance: it is also called White Heron Castle for its white elegance, and it […]
July 5, 2018

Climbing Mt Fuji – The Complete Guide to Reach the Top of Japan (infographic)

Mount Fuji is one of the most recognizable symbols of Japan. The perfectly shaped volcanic cone is actually Japan’s highest mountain, peaking at 3,776 meters. Standing […]
July 4, 2018
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Kamikochi – Exploring the Gorgeous Northern Japan Alps

Kamikochi is one of the top mountain resorts in Japan. This highly-praised retreat rests 1,500 meters above sea level between the many spectacular peaks of the […]
July 4, 2018
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Best Onsen in Japan – Our Selection of the 7 Onsen You Should Try in Japan

Best Onsen in Japan – Soak in the natural beauty of Japan. Onsen, or Japanese hot springs, are an important part of Japanese culture. Due to the […]
July 3, 2018

Discover Our Selection Of The Top 10 Things To Do in Nagoya

Nagoya is the fourth most populated city in Japan. And it is the perfect stop if you want to get some peace between the loud cities […]
June 25, 2018
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Shimokitazawa Tokyo, A Guide to The Hipster Neighborhood of Tokyo

Shimokitazawa Tokyo – Often referred to as “Shimokita”, Shimokitazawa is the veritable Hipster’s Paradise! This neighborhood has the best fashion shops, cafes, bars, entertainment and is […]
June 21, 2018

Japanese Garden – Our Selection Of The 10 Best Spots in Japan

Japanese Garden – Japan is known for its beauty and wonder, and most people are privy to the fact that there are many historic gardens within […]
June 20, 2018

Akihabara Tokyo – The Ultimate Guide to The Otaku Paradise

Akihabara Tokyo – Located in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo around the station that bears its name, Akihabara is a district famous for its eccentric shops […]
June 19, 2018

Naha Okinawa – The Gate to the Tropical Part of Japan

Naha Okinawa – Who have never heard of Okinawa? Probably nobody since this prefecture is the famous “Caribbean” of Japan, with beautiful islands, palm trees, blue […]
June 15, 2018
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Our Selection of The Top 10 Things To Do in Hiroshima

Hiroshima is a place that most people would associate with having a grim legacy, a history so haunting that only travelers interested in delving deeper into […]
June 13, 2018

Our Selection of The Top 10 Things To Do in Hakone

Upon hearing the town called Hakone, the first thing that pops into the mind of most Japanese locals as well as foreigners is the word “Hot […]
June 12, 2018

Miyajima Island – The Island of The Floating Torii Gate

You may be hesitant to dedicate an entire day to an island which appears to have the only thing going for it being huge torii gates […]
June 12, 2018

A Guide to Kurashiki – A Hidden Gem in Okayama Prefecture

Japan is beloved by travelers around the world for its rich cultural history seamlessly blended with the modern era. With so many historical landmarks and cities […]
June 12, 2018

Koyasan Japan – A Spiritual Journey to the Top of Mount Koya

Koyasan Japan – If you are looking for a suggestive and unique experience, Koyasan is perfect for you. This sacred mountain is the set of the […]
June 8, 2018

Our Selection of The Top 10 Things To Do in Kamakura

Kamakura has the perfect mix of real Japanese spirituality and the relaxed atmosphere of a seaside town. It was the center of political power in Japan, and […]
June 4, 2018

Our Selection of The Top 10 Things To Do in Sapporo

Up in the northern area of Japan is one of the most popular tourist hotspots. Famous for its white snowy fields in the winter and flower […]
June 3, 2018
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Kagoshima Japan – Visit the City of the Last Samurai

Kyoto is where visitors may travel to indulge in the mysterious and beguiling nature of bamboo rainforests, and Tokyo is the number one destination for city-slickers […]
June 3, 2018

Sakurajima – Visit One of the Most Active Volcano in Japan

Aptly known as the symbol of Kagoshima, Sakurajima is also one of Kagoshima Prefecture’s most famous attractions, being a 1117m volcano that is regularly active (so […]
June 1, 2018

What is the Best Time to Travel to Japan (and why!)

One of the most crucial things to consider when planning a trip to another country is of course, what it is that you want to do […]
May 31, 2018

Yakushima Island – Visit The Forest That Inspired Princess Mononoke Anime

Yakushima Island is an incredibly diverse paradise island existing off the coast of Kagoshima’s southernmost coast; it hosts a world full of wondrous misty rainforests to […]
May 26, 2018

Ryokan Tokyo – 5 Amazing Japanese Traditional Inns You Should Try

Tokyo, the epicenter of all things modern and fast-paced. Despite all of the modern and technological touches this city has become famous for, Tokyo still many […]
May 25, 2018

Ryokan Japan – The 7 Best Japanese Traditional Inns of the Country

Ryokan Japan – There are different ways to experience Japanese culture when you travel in Japan but probably the most relaxing one is to stay at […]
May 23, 2018

Our Selection of The Top 12 Things To Do in Fukuoka

Fukuoka is one of the most populated cities in Japan, and it is no wonder, given its lucrative location in the northern shore of Japan’s Kyushu […]
May 22, 2018
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JR Pass Japan – The Ultimate Guide You Need To Read

If your months deep into planning your trip to Japan, chances are, you’ve probably come across the suggestion of booking a ‘JR Pass’. But really, what […]
May 21, 2018
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Yoshiwara Tokyo – A 300 Year Old Red Light District From The Edo Period

When people visit Tokyo, they always go to several popular spots like Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ginza, and even Asakusa is often included on that list. But many […]
May 10, 2018
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Our Selection of the Top 10 Things to do in Yokohama

Just under an hour away by train from most of Tokyo is Yokohama. It’s an oasis, a city full of life and distinct traditional and modern […]