2017 July

Explore Akiyoshidai, Japan’s Otherworldly National Park in Yamaguchi Prefecture

Japan has no shortage of beautiful sceneries. You can find almost everything in the country, from gorgeous mountains, ancient forests, picturesque beaches, and even sand dunes. One of the most unique spots is located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, the southernmost part of Honshu. Akiyoshidai Quasi-National Park is home to a staggering number of karst formations that…

A Cafe in Tokyo Serves Sandwiches Made With Cake Instead of Bread! Check It Out!

Have you ever heard of “baumkuchen?” It is a popular pastry in Japan which is known for its characteristic rings. It is believed to have originated in Germany and is a famous pastry eaten by European people. Now, imagine slicing pieces of this cake and using them to make sandwiches instead of bread. It may…

Enjoy Beer and Dessert in One With ICE MONSTER’s Newest Flavor of Shaved Ice!

Japan is popular for “kakigori,” which means “shaved ice” in English. It is an all-time favorite summer treat in the country. It comes in several flavors such as melon, lemon, cherry, matcha, and many more! This summer 2017, a new flavor was recently introduced, making beer drinkers happy. It’s the beer shaved ice which really…

What and Where Is This Japanese Island That Keeps on Growing?

As you may have already known, Japan has a lot of active and dormant volcanoes scattered all across its islands. But did you know that Japan is one of those countries that keep increasing its area due to volcanic activity? The Pacific Ring of Fire is a dangerous place in the world with many underwater…

Make Your Trip to Shimane Memorable at This Traditional Japanese Guest House

A lot of travelers nowadays opt to search for lodging that is affordable but still has great service. Among the popular choices for them are guest houses. A guest house is a private house that offers accommodations and is quite similar to a bed and breakfast type of lodging. Across Japan, there are various guest…

Enjoy the Sights of Osaka and Kyoto From the Water With These 2 Summer Boat Tours

Going on a yakatabune cruise is a popular summer activity in Japan. A yakatabune is a classic low barge style boat that goes sailing in the river during the summer season. Many companies provide tours using these boats in order to help tourists enjoy the beautiful sceneries of Japan in a luxurious time. They also…

Explore the Unique Beauty of 2 Nature Reserves on the Island of Yakushima!

The island of Yakushima is undeniably one of the most beautiful places in Japan. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and its scenery has inspired the anime film Mononoke Hime. While it is a fairly small island, there are many things to do in Yakushima. You can go snorkeling or white water rafting, walk…

Tailor-Made Clothes Could Be the Future of Fashion, Thanks to a Japanese Designer!

Fashion changes significantly over time. It’s a priority for some people while it isn’t for others. In Japan, a fashion designer has recently come up with the idea of revolutionising fashion by using digital technology to create mass produced made-to-measure clothes. Tailor-made clothes can be very expensive, and are usually only accessible to rich people.…

Looking to Buy a Yukata for Summer? Check Out These 5 Affordable Places in Japan!

It is almost impossible to walk down Tokyo’s summer festivals and not see Japanese people in their yukata, a traditional Japanese clothing for summer. Yukata is the more casual version of a kimono, made from cotton or synthetic fiber. It is made for all genders and ages. Not only is it perfect for personal wear…

Look and Feel Great in the Morning at these New Style of Barber Shops in Japan

People who live the busy city sometimes opt for an elevated form of lifestyle. When it comes to having a haircut, nothing beats a barber shop with multiple services in one. This is becoming a huge trend these days, especially in popular cities around the world such as New York and London. This recent global…
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