Have a Unique Hello Kitty Experience at These 6 Parking Lots Throughout Japan!

Hello Kitty was originally marketed to young girls, but has gradually become popular for everyone for its cuteness since it was first launched in 1974. This white bobtail cat-inspired character was originally created by Yuko Shimizu for the Sanrio Company and is now managed by its new designer, Yuko Yamaguchi. With products ranging from toys,…

Sprint Like a Saiyan at the Dragon Ball Fun Run Events in Japan This 2017!

Summer in Japan is not the most favorable season to go running or jogging outdoors. Most people spend their time doing indoor activities in order to avoid the summer heat. But don’t worry about missing the outdoors as the autumn season right after summer will provide you with a better opportunity. During early September 2017,…

Do You Know The “Big Four” Horse Racecourses in Japan and Where to Find Them?

Japan is a famous destination for equestrian sports such as horse racing (“keiba” in Japanese) as it has some of the biggest venues in the world which attract thousands of visitors and punters from various countries. The Japan Racing Association (JRA) is the ultimate administrative body that manages events at the 10 biggest racecourses in…

Journal Your Adventures in Your Own Traveler’s Notebook From This Japanese Shop!

“Spend each and every day like you are on a journey.” – TRAVELER’S FACTORY motto Collecting memories from our travels come in handy when we want to reminisce and think of happy thoughts. For some, this means taking photos, sharing them on social media, and even writing about their experience on travel websites. However, there…

Do You Love Curry? Get a Curry Qualification at This College in Japan!

While in Japan, you will be able to find a variety of curries served in restaurants. According to Japanese records, the first mention of curry was during the end of the Edo era but the dish only became available for consumption by the masses during the early days of the Meiji era. It’s been said…

Are You a Meat Lover? Visit this Affordable “Yakiniku” Restaurant in Tokyo!

If you love meat, you may already know about yakiniku, a cook-it-yourself barbecue-style eatery originally from South Korea. Many of these delicious meat restaurants offer all-you-can-eat deals at reasonable prices. It can be difficult to eat this type of food regularly, however, if you’re on a tight budget because although it’s good value for money,…

Learn the Art of Traditional Pottery at These 3 Workshops in Japan

Japanese pottery is one of the country’s oldest forms of art. Pottery items are made from earthenware or stoneware of which the colors reflect the landscapes of the country. These have a long and successful history and are produced and exported in great numbers to the west. Learning the art of pottery in Japan can…

Which of These 3 Rare Japanese Fruits Have You Already Tried?

There are many fruits that are either endemic or mostly seen in Japan that you might want to try. You can find momo (peach), ume (plum), yuzu (citrus), and other fruits that are more common. However, there are some fruits that you probably might have never even heard of. Here are three rare and unique…

The Top 3 Summer Music Festivals in Japan You Shouldn’t Miss This 2017

Grab your sunscreens and get in tune with music as Japan’s massive summer music festivals are nearing! Here are three music festivals in the country to watch out for this 2017. These are just some of the events that will make you dance and fall in love with summer. Use this article as a guide…
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