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Lost in Lust in Love Hotels

There is something absolutely fascinating about Japanese love hotels. Catered to adults and devoted exclusively to sex, they offer a calm oasis in this archipelago of condensed apartment buildings and where, at least traditionally, several generations live together. These are not the decrepit North American motels where extramarital affairs take place and where villains in…

Japanese Accommodation for Budget Travellers

Japan offers an interesting form of accommodation, from cheap guesthouses to first class hotels, with almost everything in between. Although most options are more expensive than what you’d expect to pay in other Asian countries, you can still find some bargains. JNTO offices abroad and TIC offices in Tokyo and Kyoto stock some useful materials…

Strange Accommodations You Will Only Find in Japan!

Japan offers various kinds of accommodations, from Western to Japanese types. They are available at different rates, from cheaper ones to expensive. If you have a holiday in foreign countries, maybe the typical accommodations that you can choose are normally limited to hotels, apartments or villas. In Japan, the are a lot more types of…

Setting Up A Budget According to the 4 Accommodation options in Tokyo

In Japan, there are many different types of places that you can stay in, not just the normal hotel! In the UK, there are really only two options, a hotel or a hostel (which are not always great quality). However, in Japan, there are many different options in terms of where you can stay. 1.…

4 Unique Types of Japanese Hotels: From Traditional To Unusual

Visiting Japan and staying in a western hotel room may sound a little boring with Japan’s various kinds of hotels. What makes Japan an exciting place to travel to is the opportunity to try out different hotel experiences. Check these kinds of Japanese hotels that you may encounter when visiting this traditional yet very innovative…

Have you heard about Japanese Love Hotels?

A Love Hotel is not just a normal hotel where people come for a short stay during a holiday or a business trip, but it is a real place for “acts of Love”. These days, this kind of hotels is widely available around the world under different names, such as No-Tell Motel and Couple Hotel;…

Accommodation on a shoestring budget. The unconventional options!

In the previous article I covered all the conventional options for the budget traveler. This time, in the second and final installment of this series, I will be covering a few unconventional options for the more adventurous individuals (or those who blaze into town at the last moment without any reservations, especially during peak-seasons). Do…