2018 June

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!…

4 Spots in the Trendy Tokyo Neighborhood of Jiyugaoka

The massive Japanese metropolis of Tokyo attracts millions of tourists each year. The region is home to a number of famous landmarks such as Senso-ji Temple, Akihabara, and Shibuya’s famous Scramble Crossing that sees thousands of pedestrian per minute. These are just a few of the many spots you will find on any blog, website,…

Feeling Shy? Relax With Your Swimsuits on at These 4 Hot Springs Near Tokyo

Bathing in a hot spring (onsen) has been a part of the Japanese culture since time immemorial. It’s one of their recreational activities, which is truly relaxing and rejuvenating. Many foreign tourists would also want to try bathing in an onsen and experience its many health benefits, however, some of them are hesitant to do…

Express Yourself Through This New Japanese Hand Weaving Style

Japan is a fashion heaven where a huge number of clothing brands can be found. But the country also has a rich history in clothing manufacturing, with many weaving styles originating from Japan. A relatively recent style, Saori, defies weaving conventions by focusing on promoting an experience that is freestyle and individualistic. The result is…

Top 7 Interesting Things to Do When You Visit Kobe Harborland in Japan

While many people think of exquisite beef when they hear of Kobe, Japan’s 6th largest city has much more to offer than some pricey food. Kobe Harborland is one such gem of the Kobe area where visitors can find expansive shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Kobe City that has unparalleled shopping, dining, and entertainment options.…

Do You Know Where to Find These 2 Funicular Railways in Tokyo?

Funicular railways are used to connect two points across a very steep or inclined place. You can find this kind of railway on hills or mountains, transporting people using a cable that pulls the carriage along slopes, which means you would be traveling either upwards or downwards on them. As Japan has many elevations with…

Try Different Kinds of Tasty Yakitori at This Restaurant in Japan!

When visiting Japan, one of your top priorities should be trying Japanese foods of various styles! Japan is full of unique and interesting dishes, most of which are hard to find outside of the country and guaranteed to be high quality and delicious thanks to the professionalism of restaurant chefs across the country. An easy…

The Perfect Eating Itinerary for a Day Out in Tokyo

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is a huge metropolis home to a charming blend of the historical and the innovative. The cleanliness and safety of the city as well as the multitude of things to do make it a desirable location to visit. Japan had over 28 million visitors in 2017 and that number is…

Check Out the Last Surviving Tram Line of Kyoto: The Randen

In recent decades the transportation infrastructure of several major Japanese cities have undergone many changes. From the development of high-speed rail lines to expanded subway access, transit in Japan is becoming increasingly diverse. However, these changes mean that many train or tram networks have been gradually phased out of use across the country. Among them…