2016 February

The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by HULIC: The Best Stay in Asakusa

According to the Gate Hotel, Asakusa is considered to be the crossroad of old Edo and modern Tokyo. As this combination suggests, it provides a more traditional Japanese atmosphere with so many historic sightseeing spots. If you are looking for a hotel in Asakusa, choosing The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by HULIC, one of the…

Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland: Perfect for an Elegant and Classy Stay!

This elegant hotel holds a total of 70 guest rooms which have been elegantly designed and all have an individual terrace for that breathtaking view of the ocean, and vary from moderate, superior to deluxe. Accommodation l-s.jp/ The more expensive rooms have gardens and are more spacious with prices ranging from 94,000 yen to 303,000…

Explore Japanese Ninja History and Hidden Traps at the Ninja Museum of Igaryu!

Japan has a vast history of ninjas that a museum called, Ninja Museum of Igaryu was even dedicated to Japan’s ninja history. The museum is located in Mie Prefecture near Iga Ueno Castle. It has been divided into different sections providing individual elements of ninja lore and history. It also features several exhibits and demonstrations…

Check Out Amakusa Plaza Hotel: Perfect Location and Easy on the Budget

Amakusa is famous for delicious seafood, the leader Shimabara Rebellion Amakusa Shiro, beautiful Catholic churches, dolphin watching cruises and wonderful beaches. With all these attractions, Amakusa is a prime location for a fantastic holiday, especially in the summer. If you’re looking for a simple, budget hotel in Amakusa City during your stay, look no further…

Venetian Glass Museum: Enjoy a Romantic Italian Art Experience in Hakone!

The Venetian Glass Museum in Hakone is a museum, shop, and cafe in one. It features Italian buildings in nature with a large strolling garden. It exhibits 100 antique Venetian glass and some modern art forms of making glass. The museum also offers classes on glass art as well as a dress-up service for that…

Send the Legendary Japanese Actor, Ken Watanabe Plenty of Positive Vibes!

Few Japanese actors have transcended both domestic and international film as have Ken Watanabe (渡辺謙). Known for his unique voice, incredible acting skills, and range of performances he is definitely one of the most recognisable faces of Japanese acting. He has prevailed in the land of domestic and international show business, all while facing some…

The Hakone Open-Air Museum Is More Than Art – It’s an Adventure!

Hakone Open Air Museum is an elaborate sculpture garden which opened in 1969. It stretches over an area of more than 70,000 square meters and is regarded as the first open-air art museum in Japan. It is located in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park where it showcases a mixture of nature and art together. travellingcam.wordpress.com/ The Outer…

Want Hair Like Your Favorite Anime Character? Here’s Where to Go!

Haven’t we all dreamed of becoming our favorite idol at some point in our lives? Be it Superman, a firefighter, Britney Spears, or Ariel from The Little Mermaid. The excitement you had when you were a little kid and got to dress up as your hero for Halloween is hard to forget. It comes as…

Which Area in Japan is Famous for the most Beautiful Women?

Bijin means beautiful women in Japanese and it is believed that there are many bijins in Akita. So because of this, the word Akita bijin usually comes to mind when Japanese people think of Akita and here’s why. Why are Akita women considered bijin? jp.fotolia.com/ More than other prefectures, Akita is believed to have the…
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