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The New Coronavirus From China That Has Killed 2 Reaches Japan: What to Know

On January 15, 2020, Japanese officials confirmed that a man living in Kanagawa Prefecture had been infected with the new coronavirus that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan. The man is a Chinese national who had just returned from Wuhan and had passed quarantine after taking some fever medication. However, after going to the…

Things to See and Do in Yokohama: Past, Present & Future

Who knew a small sleepy fishing village of the Edo period would one day become the legendary “Port of Yokohama”? Yokohama is the port that opened Japan to the world about 165 years back when the fleet of US naval warships arrived at the Honshu coast of Japan forcing the end of its long isolation.…

Where to try Japan`s fresh and delicious tuna?

Since you came all the way to Japan, seafood is a must and tuna occupies a top spot among Japanese people. However, where should you head to indulge yourself in the refined and delicious Japanese cuisine? Maybe choose the popular Tsukiji fish market or Tokyo’s new fish market, Toyosu Market? Or better! How does enjoying…

3 of the Most Fascinating and Somewhat Unusual Festivals that are Celebrated in Japan!

There are so many festivals that occur in Japan throughout the year; however, some may appear stranger than the others. Nonetheless, these traditional celebrations are fascinating and may even be considered unusual among locals too. So, here is a list of 3 of the strangest festivals that you can experience in Japan. 1. Kokusekiji Sominsai…

Top 30 Beaches in Japan For the Perfect Summer 2018 Holiday

Out of all of the world’s beaches, which are the most famous? Perhaps, depending on our own location, we might think immediately of the Caribbean, or Bali, Hawaii or Seychelles. Unless you happen to live in Japan, your mind might not immediately think of that country as a beach destination with the exception of Okinawa.…

20 Pools in Japan You Need to Visit in Summer 2018!

Shortly after spring has sprung and the sakura have all fallen from the trees, people in Japan start to feel hungry for summer! The heat can be brutal, particularly in big cities, and the humidity level is quite high! So whether you’re visiting or living in Japan, why not join the locals and discover just…
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Check Out Mister Donut’s Latest Release: the Croissant Muffin!

Having a bite of a sweet treat is always a good choice whenever you’re feeling down or stressed. It has been a common saying that eating sweets during these times will help brighten your mood because of the sugar that naturally gives you a bit of energy, which also can also help make a person…

Travel Comfortably by Sea Throughout Japan With These 2 Fantastic Ferry Boats!

Though traveling by airplane and bullet train is the fastest way of going around Japan, it is not the best way to conveniently enjoy your trip at a lower cost yet expanded time. So instead of choosing overnight trips or short trips, why don’t you extend your travel time by sea? Taiheiyo Ferry The Taiheyo…

Want to Enjoy Sakura, All-You-Can-Eat Crab and Strawberry Picking All In One Day?

When visiting Japan in the spring, most people want to see the sakura in full bloom. The many sakura with their fleeting blossoms perfectly convey the charm of Japanese spring. Additionally, many travelers aim to enjoy plenty of delicious Japanese food. The wonderful taste of seafood and fruit that you can sample in Japan is…

Now You Can Try Yabusame (Japanese Mounted Archery) From the Back of a Taxi?

Ever thought of doing the traditional Yabusame (mounted archery) from the back of a taxi? You can now try it with a special 2-day archery course being offered by Sanwa Kotsu, a Japanese Taxi Company which has been expanding its business in the country over the past few years. The course will give the participants…