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Utilize Japan’s Retired Sleeper Trains with These 3 Affordable Accommodations

Trains are an important mode of public transportation in Japan. It is no wonder that new trains are always introduced to service more people and places. However, have you ever wondered what happens to trains that are no longer in service? Retired sleeper trains return to the frontlines as lodging facilities! Let’s find out where…

Find the Perfect Place to Stay in Japan With Our Ultimate Luxury Hotel Guide

Japan, often referred to as “the Land of the Rising Sun”, was visited by almost 20 million tourists in 2016 alone. Due to its unique culture, rich history, fantastic food, and great people, it remains a popular destination for travellers. With the upcoming 2020 Olympics, even more attention is being drawn toward Japan for vacationers.…

The Top 10 Hot Spring Hotels and Ryokan to Stay at Near Tokyo in 2017

Japan is a country that has perfected a complex blend of tradition and modernity on many levels. If you’re planning a trip to Japan in 2017, finding a hotel or ryokan (旅館; traditional Japanese guest house) that reflects both traditional and modern aspects of Japanese culture, history and architecture is one of the best ways…

Try Japan’s Top Breakfasts at These 3 Hotels and Inns!

Breakfast is generally considered the most important meal of the day as it provides fuel for the day ahead. While traveling in Japan, the hotel or ryokan (旅館; traditional Japanese inn) where you are staying at will most likely provide breakfast for its guests, be it in Japanese-style or Western-style. Usually, the Western-style breakfast is…

Feeling Shy? Here Are 3 Ways to Enjoy a Traditional Onsen in Private

Experiencing a traditional onsen (温泉) in Japan has always posed a problem for me. It’s not the hot water nor the price that worries me, but the obligation to get completely naked before jumping in. That handkerchief-sized, piece of cloth handed to you before entering? That’s intended for a little forehead dab while bathing, not…

Stay at the No. 1 Affordable Business Hotel Around Japan!

When you’re looking for somewhere to stay in Tokyo, the choices are endless. However, one hotel that has never failed me is Toyoko Inn (東横イン). I have been to several different branches of the hotel around Japan and they always provide guests with a great service and an awesome breakfast. Let’s take a look at…

Relax and Meditate in Peace at These 4 Temple Lodgings in Japan

If you like traveling in Japan and prefer the atmosphere of a tranquil environment, then you should try staying at a temple which is known as “shukubo” lodging. It is an ideal option if you’ll be going on a pilgrimage or just wanting to tour around to get a better taste of the Buddhist or…

Hesitant to Go Full-On Camping? Here are 5 “Glampsites” in Japan instead!

Have you ever heard of the term “glamping?” Apparently, it is a new trend that is taking the world by storm including Japan. The word “glamping” is basically a combination of the words glamorous and camping, so glamping is the term used for a glamorous camping trip. When glamping, there is no need for you…

Japanese Ryokans: best traditional food and hot springs

The quietest and calmest sceneries are usually located in the countryside, away from the bustling of the city, and are the traditional-style Japanese inns. They are popularly known as “ryokan”. This is a not-so-ordinary bed-and-breakfast stay, for you will be experiencing Japan and it’s wondrous traditions from the past. resources3.news.com.au/ Ryokans are thought to be…

A room with a view that doesn’t cost the earth!

A hotel room is more than just a place to sleep, it can have a big impact on your holiday experience. One huge bonus with a room is a great view, but usually this would cost a lot of money. However, with a little searching you can find places that are reasonably priced but have…
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