Tokyo is a large city with a very well connected infrastructure, but getting around can be very difficult for the first time. Here are three tips you definitely should check out.
A basic 2 weeks trip that includes the big cities and day trips to their surroundings. Perfect for first time travelers to get a glimpse of Japan!
Are you planning your first trip to Japan and do not know where to begin? Here are some books, and video tips for you that will provide you with information on how to travel, what to do and what to expect in this great country. Books National Geographic Traveler: Japan This travel guide is a
If you are planning to travel around in Japan, do not miss out the opportunity to visit the countryside. Here are 4 reasons for visiting rural areas in Japan.
Tokyo has been a popular tourist destination with a buzzing day and nightlife providing attractions to all ages, but does it really worth visiting?
We all like to bring back a slice of holiday home and it is great to share our trip with our loved ones. Japan has a big gift-giving culture with for great souvenirs with big variety of styles and price ranges. The Japanese art of gifting is called omiyage, and it is an important tradition
Japan is a popular destination for Western travelers; this exotic country holds a unique experience for you! But there are certain things to be cautious about before you take off. Japan is more “Western” priced than “Asian” Especially if you are going backpacking or have visited other countries ...
Takoyaki is very popular Japanese local casual food (also called b-class food in Japanese) originally developed in the western part of Japan, especially Osaka. Find places to try Takoyaki in Tokyo!
Not only the central Tokyo but taking a side trip from Tokyo is also fun. Here are the 6 best side trip destinations from Tokyo using public transportations.
In this article, I will share my experience of a day trip to Mount Takao from Shinjuku.
Gyoza originally came from China, but it's spread as daily food in Japan and many gyoza specialized restaurants grew. Here are the best 5 Gyoza in Tokyo!
Udon, a popular Japanese noodle made with flour. Here are the top 10 restaurants that serve delicious udon in Tokyo!
Tonkatsu, fried pork, is one of the most beloved “western style” Japanese food. I recommend these 5 tonkatsu restaurants for the best tonkatsu experience in Tokyo.
Christmas is widely celebrated as an event for romantic couples in Japan. Therefore, the city of Tokyo is filled with beautiful Christmas lights (it’s commonly called “illumination” in Japanese) everywhere from November to December. I will introduce the most beautiful places to get such view in T...
There are many Yakitori restaurants in Tokyo and makes you wonder which one to go. This article introduces 7 Best Yakitori restaurants depending on the budget!
Dorayaki, is a type of Japanese dessert, Wagashi. It is.. а red-bean pancake which consists of two small pancake-like patties made from castella wrapped around a filling of sweet Azuki red bean paste. From Wikipedia Dorayaki might be famous from a Japanese manga and anime character Doraemon. He ...
Did you know there are secret menus you can order at Gyudon restaurants, Yoshinoya, Matsuya, Sukiya in Japan? This article tells you the secrets!
Christmas is not widely celebrated in as religious celebration in Japan, because not many people here are Christians. However, several customs have come to Japan from the West such as sending and receiving Christmas Presents and eating gorgeous dinner. Christmas is known as a time to share the h...
Japan is famous, worldwide for its monuments and its fascinating architecture and gardens, able to sooth the soul at the mere vision, giving a calm and peaceful atmosphere to everything that surrounds it. Of the many examples that can be given for this unique styles, one of the most important an...
You finally decided to go to Japan: you know what you want to see and where you want to go, you have a plan for everything… except getting between those places. Japan is bigger than it appears on a map of the world, but how should you travel between the cities or islands? Read on