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Have You Seen Studio Ghibli’s Most Heartwarming and Heartwrenching Films?

When people hear Studio Ghibli, generally the first thought that comes to mind is that of a mystical, fantasy, emotional and heartwarming story. A tale of young girls and boys, the challenges they face and overcoming them. However, there are also tales woven together by Studio Ghibli which don’t necessarily end happily or provoke that…

Looking for Simply Scrumptious Cheap Japanese Food? Meet the Famous Katsu Dishes!

In Japan, there exists an amazing and yet simple dish called katsu – which can be translated as cutlet in English. It features meat that has been lightly crumbed, then deep fried and served with a variety of accompaniments ranging from a pile of cabbage, rice, or even a tangy mysterious katsu sauce. It truly…

3 Must-Try Japanese Foods for Non-Seafood Lovers!

Japan is a country well known for having amazing food, although usually when people think Japan they instantly think seafood. However if your not a big fan of seafood, whether it’s the taste, look or an allergy then there is good news! There are plenty of great foods for you to try and that, you…

3 Reasons to Love Studio Ghibli and Its Many Creations

A lot of people know about the wonderful animation company that is Studio Ghibli. If you haven’t heard of it before the easiest way to think of it is Disney but better. Hayao Miyazaki has spent years lovingly creating and recreating some of the most amazing stories that borderline fantasy and reality. These fantastic stories…

4 Helpful Tips to Make Your Trip to Japan Easier

So you may have your ticket booked, hotels sorted and money changed and ready to go for your amazing trip to Japan. However if it’s your first time visiting this wonderful country then there are some tips that may help make things just a little bit easier. 1. Escalator Etiquette   One of the first…

Why Universal Studios Japan is One of the Best Theme Parks

Everyone loves a good day out to a theme park, it sparks excitement and thrills in us that makes it hard to sleep the night before. There’s the childhood nostalgia that comes with going on rides that both scare and excite as well as having an excuse to eat lots of yummy park food. However…

Which of These 3 Tokyo Locations is Right for Your Stay?

Tokyo is a city well known for being full of amazing hotels, traditional ryokans, quirky capsule and themed hotels and, of course, your classic hostels. So trying to work out which one is right for your stay can be a bit daunting and a little overwhelming to say the least. That is why having an…

Experiencing Kyoto: A Geisha Makeover

Kyoto offers the avid traveller an array of different experiences both cultural and insightful. It is a city that moves forward with the progression of modern day society while managing to maintain its rich cultural past which can be seen in the many beautiful temples or the old wooden buildings that line a lot of…

Why Going To A Theme Park In Japan On Your Own Is Amazing!

Now I know what a lot of you must be thinking, how can you possibly have fun or even enjoy a theme park if you go it alone. Well, my friends, I’m here to tell you just a few of the amazing reasons why a theme park in Japan is the perfect place to go…

5 Awesome Anime Series You Can’t Miss

Out of the many great things which come from Japan, anime would be classified by many as one of the best. With story lines to match anyone’s particular interest. Whether it be school life, giant robots battling in space, futuristic tales or reminiscing tales of the past, anime truly does have the ability to capture…