2016 September

Shop ‘Til You Drop at These 3 Popular Department Stores in Tokyo

Tokyo (東京), as the capital city of Japan, is literally made up of several department stores. Every year, new establishments open up which leave more choices for shoppers, and yet more confusion for some. So if you’re planning on heading to the most trusted and well-established department stores for your shopping needs, why don’t you…

Visit the Most Beautiful Crater Lake in Japan, the “Lake of Five Colors”

Okama (御釜) is considered as the most beautiful crater lake in Japan by many travel websites. It is present on the Zao Mountains (蔵王連峰) which is one of the 100 greatest mountains in Japan. Mt. Zao tabico.jp/ Mt. Zao is an active volcano situated in Northern Honshu (本州), somewhere between the Miyagi (宮城県) and Yamagata…

5 Ecologically Rich Wetlands for Nature Lovers to Visit in Hokkaido

Hokkaido (北海道) is a beautiful island of Japan with many natural wonders. It is known for its relatively low temperatures and rich flora and fauna. It is a fact that most of the wetlands in Japan are present in Hokkaido. Let’s have a look at 5 of these awesome wetlands in Hokkaido, Japan. 1. Numaura-shitsugen…

Did North Korea Really Abduct Japanese People?

Imagine sending your 13-year-old daughter out to badminton practice. The walks to and fro nearly every day are without trouble. You live in a beautiful small coastal town with virtually no crime. Your little girl leaves and never comes home – you wait for hours, then days, then years. She seemed to disappear from the…

Cross Lake Suwa Which Is Known to Be “The Passage of Gods” in Japan

We have seen different natural ice or snow formations in places that see very cold temperatures in winter. Northern parts of Japan usually witness much more natural ice wonders in the cold season. One of such is Omiwatari (御神渡り) which literally means “The Passage of Gods” or “The God’s Crossing.” Let’s see what it is…

Taste Pikachu With This Irresistible Pokémon Noodles from Japan!

Pokémon fans will love this. Ramen fans will love this. Travelers looking for a budget meal will love this. But the question here is, can you dare eat a cup of instant noodles loaded with the iconic Pokémon, Pikachu? It’s just too cute to eat! And while the idea of stuffing yourself quickly is why…

Visiting Kumamoto? Stay at This Lovely Japanese Hot Spring Hotel!

Ever feel like you want to stay somewhere with the luxury of a big, fancy hotel but with the quiet, understated charm of a ryokan? There are countless onsen hotels in Amakusa, with Shimoda boasting dozens to choose from. We stayed at the Amakusa Shimoda Onsen Garasha – a small Japanese style hotel with Western-influenced…

Show Off Your Love for Pokémon by Wearing These Gorgeous Jewelry Pieces

I bet this isn’t the first time that you’ll hear about Pokémon GO as it is already known worldwide. But just for your knowledge, it is a recently launched location-based augmented reality game for iOS and Android devices. Upon its release in countries such as the US, Australia, and Japan, the game has become an…

Pikachu, Is That You? Pokéfans Are Loving This New Pokémon, Mimikyu!

A post shared by Pokémon (@pokemon) on Dec 31, 2015 at 10:01am PST Pikachu is like the spokesperson or mascot of Pokémon. It is the most recognizable Pokémon in the series and its popularity is mainly due to it becoming a main character in the anime series. For many years, the team behind the franchise…
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