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Experience the True Meaning of Omotenashi By Staying in a Minshuku

With Japan becoming more popular all over the world as a tourist destination, the accommodation of many tourists flocking into the country has become one of the major concerns. As tourism continues to grow, reports of high occupancy rates in major cities such as Tokyo (83.6%) and Osaka (90.4%) as of January 2016 hamper visitors…

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…

Japanese Ryokans: the Best Traditional Food and Hot Springs

The quietest and calmest sceneries are usually located in the countryside, away from the bustling of the city, and are the traditional-style Japanese inns. They are popularly known as “ryokan”. This is a not-so-ordinary bed-and-breakfast stay, for you will be experiencing Japan and it’s wondrous traditions from the past. resources3.news.com.au/ Ryokans are thought to be…

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…