Monthly Archives: April 2016

Everyone knows that spring is a great time to visit Japan for the cherry blossoms but few people realise that there are lots of other great flower festivals in and around Tokyo that are just as pretty as the sakura. Kameido Tenjin Wisteria Festival (Fuji Matsuri) Author's photo Kameido Tenjin...

Japan is well known for being the capital of cosplay, and when you look around, it's easy to see why. But, where should you go if you want to see the best of the best? The Kings and Queens of Cosplay have their own special days when they gather,...

I love chocolate, I think most people do! And, I found an amazing place to feed my chocolate addiction in Sapporo. A real working chocolate factory - Ishiya Chocolate Factory, that even lets you try your hand at making your own cookies! Shiroi Koibito Park planetyze.com/ The Shiroi Koibito Park is more...

Do you want to participate in one of the most dangerous festivals in the world? Do you want to see brave men ride a giant log speedily down a mountain? Then, take a look at the adrenaline-filled Onbashira festival! Suwa Grand Shrine granmedia.biz/ Suwa Grand Shrine or Suwa Taisha is...

Japan love their animals, that's for sure. Every city you visit comes with an array of animal-centric activities that can be difficult find anywhere else. Hokkaido is no different; here you’ll be able to get up close to see some adorable penguins at Asahiyama Zoo! Asahiyama Zoo Author's photo The zoo in...

If you’re living or traveling through Japan, you’ve probably noticed that the country is largely cash-based. Not many people use or even own credit cards. So, knowing how to pay for certain things using cash can be really helpful. This article will help share information on how you are...

Popular Sanrio characters are always one to have their own themed cafes. Especially in the country's capital Tokyo, you'll see one character after the other popping out in limited-time cafe collaborations. The love for good food and drinks, a cute and relaxing atmosphere, and of course the characters are...

Fukuoka is located on the island of Kyushu in Japan and is well-known not only for its beautiful landscapes and architecture but also for its amazing festivals. Among many spectacular festivals across Japan, Hakata Dontaku can definitely be considered as one of those. It is an extravagant event which...

So you must have heard of Kyushu as one of the areas in Japan which is most popular because of its onsens. But Kyushu has more potential than just onsen, and if you come to Kyushu and go to the Northern part of it, Kita Kyushu, at least pay...

There will be an anime spinoff to draw attention to the upcoming Final Fantasy XV game which is set to be released on the 30th of September 2016. The anime series entitled Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV will have a total of 5 episodes, and what is more amazing is...

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