Yokohama Landmark Tower

5 Fun and Free Things to Do on Your Birthday in Japan

Birthdays come in a limited number, so it is important to make the most out of the ones that you get! If you happen to be lucky enough to be spending your birthday in Japan, there are plenty of benefits that come with your special day. Here are five things not to miss out on!…

Top 5 Spots You Must Experience in Minato Mirai, Yokohama

Minato Mirai 21 (横浜みなとみらい21) is the biggest business, shopping, and tourism district in all of Yokohama. It is just a few minutes by train from Yokohama Station using the Minatomirai Line, or about 40 minutes away from Tokyo Station. Though there are countless things to see and do in this area, here are five recommendations…

Find Out How to See the Best of the City of Yokohama in Two Hours!

Yokohama is one of Japan’s famous port cities and is a busy city with many people visiting for meetings and conferences from all over the world. There are many chances for people on a business trip to visit Yokohama for its popular International Convention Center, where many important conferences and exhibitions occur. The new city…

Experience Japan as Much as You Can With the Hato Bus Tours

Summer package bus tours are being offered by Hato Bus (はとバス) which will be guided by proficient tour guides in English and Chinese to assure guided service to all tour guests. The tours listed below will include a visit to Yokohama (横浜) and some of their tours are only available for a limited time. Hato…

Yokohama ‐ the start point of the Meiji era

new.vk.com/ Since Yokohama was one of the first ports which opened after the sakoku policy, it is worthwhile to visit this big city. With a population of nearly 4 million people, it is the second largest city of Japan. Although the city of Yokohama is Japanese for sure, foreign influence is in its blood. If…