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Here Are 7 Reasons Why Nagano Prefecture is a Great Place to Visit and Live!

Japan is a country that mixes tradition with futuristic innovation. Its rich culture, unique food, tourist hotspots, shrines, temples, and quirks make it a great choice for travelers. It is only a small country, but has many different kinds of landscapes such as mountains, beaches, forests, and even sand dunes, meaning that you’ll get a…

6 Gaming Company Buildings in Japan All Gamers Should Visit!

If I asked you to name a video game, what would you say? The Legend of Zelda? Super Mario? Metal Gear? Ask anyone to name the first video game that comes to their head, and it’s fairly likely that their answer will be a game or character that originated in Japan. This country has been…

7 Wonderful Things About Summer in Japan: It’s Not All Sweat and No Fun

Temperatures rise, humidity levels skyrocket, and sunblocks and cooling towels are bought and unpacked as summer hits Japan. In the big cities, the clear skies of spring transform to murky gray, Mt. Fuji is nowhere to be seen, and levels of seasonal depression go on the rise. Bugs like cockroaches, mosquitoes, and jumping spiders spring…

Check Out These Cute New Nail Care Accessories by a Japanese Company!

Do you or does someone you know love fashion accessories, nail art, and nail care? Would you like something fashionable and unique to take home as a gift or for yourself? Check out these brand new cute nail files by Annex Japan, the creators of RIPI fake eyelashes. Nail care deserves a splash of class…

Craving a Midnight Snack? Here Are 6 Restaurants in Japan That Are Open 24/7

Japan is the land of convenience, and companies around the country are constantly striving to make the lives of its citizens easier and help them get things done more quickly. Great examples of this include swipeable train passes, the introduction of cashless services, and even the unveiling of robots that do humans’ jobs for them.…

In Osaka and Not Sure Where to Get Good Beer? Give This Beer Tour a Try!

Have you ever headed to a new city and after settling into your hotel and maybe grabbing something to eat, you wonder where you can grab some local booze? Maybe after a long flight or train ride, you’re tired and want to refresh with a beer. This unique tour in Osaka is here to show…

5 Restaurants and Bars for a Great Evening Out in Lesser-Known Meguro Ward, Tokyo

What’s the first place that comes to mind when someone mentions an evening out in Tokyo? No doubt you might think of Ueno’s street food and izakayas, Shibuya’s nightclubs, or Shinjuku’s red light district. These areas, among others, are definitely great places to hang out in Tokyo. However, at the weekends, these places can get…

Grab a 500 Yen Lunch at this Nepalese Restaurant in Tokyo

Tokyo is home to many different types of cuisines. Aside from Japanese street food, izakaya pub snacks, and traditional delicacies, restaurants from all over the world have sprung up in cities and towns around the country for several decades and are greatly loved by locals and visitors alike. Popular countries’ foods in Japan include Italian,…

Heading to Miyajima Island? Consider Staying in This Lovely Hotel!

Miyajima (宮島) is an island near Hiroshima (広島), well known for its wild deer, exciting mountain cable car, and the famous Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社). Miyajima is visited by hundreds of tourists every day and is easily accessible from Hiroshima Station (広島駅). It is considered one of the top three scenic spots in Japan and is…