Yearly Archives: 2017

LEGOLAND Japan, the most awaited attraction for children, is going to open this coming April 1, 2017 in Nagoya (名古屋). Its specially designed train has already started its service on the Nagoya Rinkai Rapid Transit's Aonami Line (名古屋臨海高速鉄道あおなみ線) since March 27, 2017. The theme park is a place where...

The train is probably the most reliable form of transportation you can find in Japan. It mostly arrives on time and is an easy way to get around. When people hang out with friends and co-workers for a drinking party, they obviously don't drive a car but use the...

Upon hearing the word "Kyoto (京都)," many people think of temples and shrines as the best sightseeing spots, but that's not entirely true. There are many other places in this historic area, particularly in Arashiyama (嵐山), that you need to see and visit. Here are three of them! 1. Arashiyama...

Detective Conan (名探偵コナン) is one of Japan’s most famous anime and manga series, known in a lot of countries all around the world. On 15th April 2017, the new movie The Crimson Love Letter (名探偵コナン から紅の恋歌 - Japanese only) will be released in Japanese theaters. It is perfectly timed...

As you bask in the hues of white and pink cherry blossoms while traveling in Japan during this spring season, you might get hungry for some sweet berry and floral treats. So how about tasting limited edition spring desserts to satisfy your taste buds? Here are three sweets that...

There are many festivals all over Japan that are widely advertised and known to many people. These festivals are prepared weeks or even months in advance, talked and written about online and in newspapers, and are well known nationwide. Examples of famous festivals include the Gion Festival (祇園祭) in...

Job hunting in Japan is a serious business. It means visiting countless job fairs and doing several internships. Graduating college and university students have to do this in advance so that it won't be hard for them to find an ideal work in the future. Usually, companies focus on...

Have you ever dreamed of spending the night at a bookstore and reading all the books you want to read? How about cosplaying the whole night until you get tired? Or are you the person who wants to do both? JUNKUDO (ジュンク堂), a bookstore in Tokyo (東京), will be...

The "hime cut" (姫カット) is a very popular hairstyle which originated in Japan. It is the favorite of fashionistas, including celebrities across the world from Taylor Swift to many Asian celebrities. It is said to make one look prettier and increases elegance and grace. Let's take a look at...

It is true that there are many historical buildings and monuments in the Kansai (関西) region alone or, in fact, throughout Japan. But how often do you get to stroll through a street with Edo period (江戸時代) buildings without the interference of a modern landscape? A visit to the...

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