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Tokyo Swimming Pools to Check Out in 2019: Party, Play or just Relax

Summers get sweltering hot in the concrete jungle that is Tokyo. It gets uncomfortably humid too. One of the best remedies is running off to an island or to the north, but if we’re being realistic – that is not an option for people living and working in Tokyo. It’s also unhelpful advice to travelers…

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 Capsule Hotels – The Unique Accommodation Type

A unique experience to try in Japan is staying in a capsule hotel. Capsule hotel craze started in 1979 in the Umeda District, Osaka! The First Capsule Hotel kotaku.com/ The first capsule hotel was designed by Kisho Kurokawa as an extension of the Tokyo Nakagin Capsule Tower which was built in 1972 featuring tiny capsule…

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…

Capsule Hotel: The Very Unique Experience in Japan

For some of you, after a long hectic day visiting beautiful landscapes Japan offers, historical places, shopping, tickling your taste buds with local food, you probably just want to rest in some budget- priced lodgings to gain energy for tomorrow. Well, instead of staying in a typical hotel, why not trying a new experience by…

Budget stay in Japan! Reasonably priced “Super Hotel”!

What is Super Hotel Super Hotel is a large hotel chain throughout all of Japan. With 124 locations, you can find a Super Hotel wherever you plan to stay. Super Hotel is a business hotel. Business hotels are hotels that mainly cater to business people who travel often, and as such are cheaper than most…

Get the most out of your stay: traditional Japanese inns

The best season for travelling and taking a vacation is coming! Next time, if you are planning to travel to Japan, you might want to experience something unique. It is not only about traveling for fun, but also about having precious original experiences or having solid cultural knowledge about the destination. If you go to…

Looking for an apartment? Stay in a Leo Palace21

Are you planning to study or work in Japan for a year or two? Are you looking for the best apartment that would fit your needs during your short-term stay here? In This article, I will introduce the apartment which I think is good for short-term workers or foreign students. The Apartments The apartment’s name…

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…

Zen Experience: Live like a Monk for a few days!

If it has been your 4th or 5th trip to Japan, business hotels get too clinical and ryokans (traditional Japanese inns) get too common. What is a seasoned traveller to do? One option that is getting popular is temple lodging, or shukubo, where you get to experience zen living for your stay in Japan. Mount…