Brand New Nagasaki Hostel – A Backpackers’ Paradise

If you are the kind of traveller that frequents hostels, you’ll be used to this familiar scene: plaster peeling off the wall, damp spots on the ceiling, bilingual scrawling on the walls and communal areas full of eternally saggy sofas that are imbued with the musk of hundreds of travellers before you. Well, not so…

Henn–na Hotel: Commitment to Progress

Recently, robots have started to become more and more common. The Henn-na Hotel is the embodiment of this technological advancement. The Henn-na Hotel is located in Huis Ten Bosch Amusement Park in Nagasaki prefecture of Japan. It has opened on July 17th of 2015. View this post on Instagram やって来ました! 変なホテル。 受付はこの方たち。 もちろん娘はギャン泣き。 心斎橋の変なホテルとは違い、部屋が広くてオシャレ。 その代わりLGスタイラーは無し。…

Henn na Hotel: First Ever Robotic Hotel in the World!

Japan has always been at the forefront of technology, from cars, infrastructure and gadgets to cosmetics, you name it! If you’re an adventurous and innovative person who would like to stay in Japan and have a rather unique hotel experience. Then, this might be the right place for you! Henn na Hotel has just opened…

Henn na, the weirdest hotel in Japan?

Japan is known internationally of being a little eccentric. Many people have seen the myriads of mascots that fast food chains have, and watching Japanese adverts is popular outside of Japan. So when a hotel opens it’s doors and calls itself Henn na (Weird Hotel) it must be rather unusual! Henn na View this post…

Rose Festival in Huis Ten Bosch

Author’s photo Rose and festival – two completely different words but are both related to love, happiness, and celebration. Just imagine these two words being used together. It is an indisputably pleasurable experience of senses. The Location Author’s photo Huis Ten Bosch is a Dutch-inspired theme park in Nagasaki. It is a huge park where…

Chinese New Year in Nagasaki

The Biggest Chinese New Year Celebration If you find yourself on the island of Kyushu during late January/early February, please make sure to pay a visit to Nagasaki City. This beautiful port city, situated amongst a plethora of islands – is sure to move you emotionally with its’ history, satisfy your taste buds and enthrall…

Hashima, the Favorite Abandoned Island of Hollywood

Hashima is a very small island that will offer you some breath-taking views of abandoned buildings. You can see what time and nature did to them, it is pretty intriguing. This island is also called Gunkanjima which means the Battleship Island; because of its shape. The island was long ago used as a huge undersea…

The Dutch Village in Japan: Huis Ten Bosch

Huis Ten Bosch or HTB has been open to public since 1992, is located in Hario island, southern part of Sasebo. Location of HTB reflects the historical relationship between the Netherlands and Japan, which began in 1609 as a trading post was opened by the Dutch in Hirado, not far from Sasebo. Highly Recommended Huis…