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Guests with Tattoos Can Now Enjoy Hot Spring Baths at This Japanese Onsen!

One of the common rules that a lot of people know about hot spring bathing is the “no tattoo” rule. Despite Japan’s advanced way of living, there seems to remain a stigma that accompanies people who have tattoos on their bodies. To many locals, tattoos still signify an association with notorious groups and organized crime…

4 Picture-Perfect Spots Worth Traveling to in Shiga Prefecture

One of the perfect places to relax at is located in the middle of Japan. The prefecture of Shiga (滋賀県) is where you can find Lake Biwa (琵琶湖), the largest lake in the country. Shiga is a mountainous place as it is surrounded by Mt. Ibuki (伊吹山) to the east, Mt. Hira-san (比良山) and Mt.…

See Tokyo From Up Above and Enjoy Innovative Attractions at SKY CIRCUS

A must-visit tourist site in Tokyo (東京) is SKY CIRCUS Sunshine60 Observatory – an observation deck located in Sunshine City in Ikebukuro (池袋) – which is a traveler’s delight. If you have ever experienced any views from other observation decks maybe in Tokyo or around the world, let me assure you that you haven’t seen…

Have a Classy Stay With a View of the City Skyline at the Aman Tokyo Hotel!

Aman Tokyo is set in Otemachi, a district just north of Marunouchi. It consists of large rooms and suites which are outfitted with traditional Japanese furnishings such as washi sliding doors and “ofuro” deep-soak baths. It is also equipped with a wellness spa which has a 30-meter view pool and a fitness center perfect for…

Drink a Cup of Coffee Above the Clouds at Unkai Terrace in Hokkaido!

For coffee lovers, nothing beats a cup of their favorite morning beverage enjoyed overlooking a natural, picturesque view that one doesn’t normally see in local city cafes. Caffeine serves as an instant jolt to sleepyheads and to some, just like me, a vital part of our regular diet. If you happen to stay in Japan…

5 Exciting Activities to Do in Yamagata!

Yamagata in southern Tohoku is a prefecture famous for its beautiful scenery. It is famous for its Yonezawa Wagyu beef, tasty cherries, and the great ski area plus hot spring resorts on Mt. Zao. If you have the chance to visit Yamagata Prefecture, be sure not to miss these 5 activities! Ropeway Scenery its-mo.com/ You…

What Makes Maebashi’s Kencho-sha Such a Special Location?

Kencho-sha is the Prefectural Government Building in Maebashi, Gunma. It is a landmark meant for all citizens to enjoy. Would you like to see what this distinguished building has to offer? Exciting Viewpoints takalog.com/ This building is thirty-three stories high. From one hundred and twenty-seven meters off the ground, people are able to look out…