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Highland Resort and Spa in Yamanashi

There are many unique hotels and resorts in Japan. Some are traditional, some are modern and some are meant for different purposes such as the ‘love hotels’. If you are looking for rooms with extraordinary themes, luxurious interiors and fantastic views of Mt.Fuji, then check out this resort! Yamanashi Trip View this post on Instagram…
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What can you do with all the leftover change before leaving Japan?

After spending some time in Japan, one would undoubtedly encounter the problem of ‘left-over change’. We tend to not use the change we get after we go shopping or traveling, and that gets usually piled up with time. Finally, when we decide to say adieu to Japan, we are left with pockets full of change…

Check Out This Japanese Motor Company Giving Cars Retro Makeovers!

The auto marketed is dominated across the world by exotic vehicles that attract the attention of any gearhead. While Japan attracts its fair share of international brands, domestic car manufacturers like Toyota and Honda have developed sophisticated designs as well. These Japanese car companies are noted for their original, slick, and interesting coachbuilding and engine…

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…

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…

4 Amazing Aerial Lifts You Should Ride in Japan

One of the most interesting ways to experience the beauty of Japan is through various ropeways located throughout the country.There are approximately 170 of these ropeways that transport people and goods to high elevation places. However, for “funitels”, a special type of aerial lift originating from France, only four such lifts were produced in Japan.…

Have You Tried This Delicious Combination of Mochi and Chocolate in Japan?

When it comes to Japanese delicacies, the rice variety “mochi” easily takes one of the top places. Imagine sweet and sticky rice cake combined with rich and delicious chocolate, and there you have the world’s best “rice chocolate,” namely the “Mochi Mochi Chocola” released a few years back by BOURBON in Japan. Mochi Varieties jp.fotolia.com/…

Have You Seen These 2 Interesting-Looking “Inspection Trains” in Japan?

We have already seen or heard about some trains in Japan that either look different or are equipped with extraordinary facilities. Be it the Panda Train, the Genbi Shinkansen, and whatnot, they are all running to give passengers an unforgettable ride. However, did you know that there are a bunch of trains whose sole purpose…

3 Interesting Japanese Phrases That Have Different Meanings in Tokyo and Osaka

We all know that the two famous cities of Japan, Tokyo and Osaka, are totally different when it comes to food, language, and so on. When you start learning Japanese, the first dialect people like to point out as different is “Osaka-ben” aka “Kansai-ben.” People often say that Osakans are a bit more chilled out,…