2015 June

Start Your Day With a Great Breakfast at These 2 Hotels in Tokyo!

People make plans differently, most of the times, on financial condition. I, as a Japanese person, am pretty sure that you will enjoy a stay in my country regardless of the hotels/hostels you stay, but here is some suggestion for you to have a good start of your day without costing as much as to…

Japan’s ’Village of Living Water’ Has an Ingenious Method of Providing Fresh Water

Japan is known for the close relationship between its people and nature. Shinto, the native religion of Japan, includes the worship of natural phenomena and nature itself. It is not a surprise, therefore, that Japan is still predominantly covered in untouched forests. However, this rugged environment meant that the people of years ago had to…

A Brief Introduction on How to Use a Japanese Capsule Hotel

Surely you have heard about the incredible capsule hotels in Japan, where you basically have no space other than your private bed, sleeping with a dozen other guests in a hotel constructed with a honey-comb-like appearance. When visiting Japan, it is definitely an exciting experience! But be warned, it is not for those who suffer…

Stay in the Heart of Kobe: Sannomiya Terminal Hotel

It was my first time to go to Kobe to attend an international seminar. At that time, I was still a student and didn’t have much money to pay for an expensive hotel so I went for a cheap accommodation I found through the internet. It was a hostel and I booked a shared room…

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Capsule Hotels

There are many reasons you might need a capsule hotel. You might be the interested tourist who doesn’t want to miss this exciting experience, you might be a businessman who worked overtime and missed the last train home (and taking a taxi is usually more expensive than staying in a capsule hotel). Or, you missed…

Can you open ’the Convenience of Rice Balls’ properly?

Japanese version of a sandwich? Welcome to the world of onigiri, the traditional Japanese version of a sandwich. It’s, of course, made by rolling rice up into an extremely portable, hand-held meal. livedoor.blogimg.jp/ Onigiri is usually shaped into a triangle, but they can also be found disc-shaped, square-shaped, and spherical. Some creative Japanese parents might…

5 of Kyoto’s Best High-End Traditional Japanese Hotels

Kyoto was Japan’s ancient capital for over 1,000 years and it remains the most historically important city in Japan. If you go, you should make sure that you visit Kyoto to appreciate what this ancient imperial capital has to offer. Kyoto has lots of Ryokans or inns, where travelers can stay and feel relaxed, and…

3 Places to Stay in Osaka Regardless of Budget

When people think of Japan, they instantly think of Tokyo. While Tokyo is undeniably the heart of Japan, people should not forget about Osaka. Kansai region’s Osaka is the capital city of Osaka prefecture and is often regarded as Tokyo’s rival. However, unlike Tokyo’s very busy lifestyle, Osaka is more laid-back and friendlier. Visiting Osaka?…

Traditional Japanese Houses, Everything You Need To Know And More!

Everything in Japan seems interesting when we observe it and come to know the details. The traditional Japanese houses are really interesting in construction and look very beautiful. The construction and architecture of these houses surely provide an environment in which life is very much linked to the nature. There are a lot of peculiarities…

The Top 7 Prestigious National Universities in Japan

Those who want to continue their studies in Japan can chose one among the seven national universities of Japan which are all ranked among the topmost prestigious universities in the world. The entrance procedures to enroll to these universities can be difficult, but as you become part of one of these universities, you will have…
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