2015 June

Onsen, an experience not to be missed!

What is Onsen? Onsen is the Japanese term for hot springs. “on” means warm and “sen” means spring. They are numerous and highly popular across Japan. Every region of the country has its share of hot springs and resort towns, which come with them. There are over 3,000 onsens in Japan, many of which can…

Roppongi nightlife, Tokyo

Do you want to party? It is the best way to experience a new place. Whatever kind of party you want you can find it in Tokyo. One of the most famous entertainment places to go for a night out is Roppongi. Roppongi is where the foreigners and the socialites of Japan go to party.…

Enjoy books in an interactive way, the Visual Novels

Talking about Novels, some people are too lazy to read novel with each page being filled with text, or maybe when reading a novel, they are getting sleepy. Well, in Japan, there is a better way to read novels. They mixed it with a game and called it “Visual Novel”. Visual Novel (ビジュアルノベル) is a…

“Twilight Samurai”: The Twilight of An Old Japan

If the image of a humble hero with hidden skills who fights to protect is your thing, then this movie is perfect for you. Twilight Samurai follows the life of an impoverished samurai, Seibei, when a series of events forces him into a dangerous position of losing all that he cares for. The plot might…

The best unusual places to visit in Japan!

Japan is one of the most visited Tourist Destinations in Asia and one of the most popular countries to visit in the World because of its renowned places, new technologies, trademarks, Japan is rich in culture and history and there are plenty of hot springs and public bathhouses. But, unlike the other articles, this one…

Near Mt Fuji! The Kawaguchiko Music Forest

The Mount Fuji and Mount Fuji lakes area have a lot to offer in terms of sightseeing. The Kawaguchiko Music Forest is a small theme park and museum that is devoted to automatic musical instruments. History Hall kawaguchikomusicforest.jp/ kmf-blog.up.seesaa.net/ In the History Hall, not only there are various musical automatons but there is also a…

The mysterious hi-tech Japanese toilets

Being in a place like Japan makes everything an experience. A wonderful experience. But a toilet is just a toilet, full stop. How different could it be? In Japan, the land where everything seems to be possible, using a toilet can also become a new adventure. Black-holes VS Robots assets.nydailynews.com/ When you go to a…

July is Coming and So is Japan’s Annual Star Festival all About Love and the Universe!

July is fast approaching! So, what’s interesting in July? Aside from the fact that it’s my mother’s, my cousin’s, my niece’s and my uncle’s birthdays (which you really don’t actually care about), it’s also America’s Independence Day (July 4th), which you may not be interested in either. What is fun and interesting, though, is getting…

Get your souvenir shopping ON in Sapporo, Hokkaido

Visiting a place without buying a souvenir can make you feel that your trip wasn’t complete. In Sapporo, there are many good places to hunt for souvenirs, but some people may not know what shop or mall they should visit. Well, I have some nice information about the shopping places. Pay attention if you visit…

Mount Fuji up close!

We are all familiar with the beautiful photos of Mount Fuji from a distance, or even photos of the sunrise from Mount Fuji, however, you don’t often see pictures of the mountain itself. Being on Mount Fuji, whether you are hiking or have driven up, is spectacular. The rich variety of plants and climates on…
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