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What is the reason Japanese are Annoyed and Irritated with Foreigner Tourists ?!

As the Tokyo 2020 Games steadily approaches, Japan expects a great number of foreigners to come starting from this year. However, together with foreigners also comes the Japanese citizens’ dissatisfaction created by the big number of tourists that is increasing by year. In a Japanese TV Show called ZawaTsuku(ザワつく), the Japanese brought into attention some…

Must-Try Activities for a Wonderful and Fascinating Winter Experience in Japan

It’s wintertime in Japan! And what can you expect during this season? Snow, of course! Lots of snow! This, however, shouldn’t stop you from traveling and having fun. Here are three things you can do for a fascinating winter experience in Japan! 1. Visit the famous World Heritage Site, Shirakawa-go Author’s photo Located in Gifu…

Find Out About These Awesome Japanese Traditional Homes That are Now for Sale!

You must have seen some of the many old, brilliant castles or modern buildings in Japan, and thought about how much you’d like to own one. Well, if you browse the websites of some Japanese real estate firms, you may now see a selection of old, wooden, rusty dwellings located in beautiful locations. These once…

The 6 Best Things to Do During Winter in Japan!

‘Tis the season to be jolly because winter has arrived in Japan! The season of magical snow and winter wonderland has come to The Land of The Rising Sun. I am pretty sure that every avid winter sports enthusiast right now is grinning from ear to ear now that the long wait is over! Little…

Enjoy the True Winter in Toyama Prefecture, Japan

Winter in any country can be beautiful. Crisp morning air, pure white snow and clear skies. One place in Japan that does winter like no other is Toyama prefecture. Toyama prefecture is on the northern coast of Honshu island bordering the Sea of Japan. 30% of the land in Toyama prefecture is designated as natural…

Visit the Enchanting World Heritage Shirakawa-Village this Winter!

The prefecture of Gifu in central Honshu offers a lot of enchanting places that one must include in his or her itinerary when planning to visit Japan. One of the must-visit places in Gifu is the village of Shirakawa. Declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Shirakawa-go is indeed beautiful in all seasons. Although,…

Shirakawago, Gifu: A Quaint Village for Relaxation

Located in Gifu prefecture of Japan is a quaint village known as Shirakawa-go. This is a place hidden away in the mountains, full of luxurious trees and blossoming flowers in spring. It is dominated by gasho-zukuri houses. This is a very peculiar style of architecture for houses. It is said to have a Minka-style where…