For a traveler who selected Japan, he or she must at least should be aware of few Japanese words. Japan is very different when compared to other countries where they use their native language Japanese for almost everything. Traveling in Japan can be confusing if you can’t read the signs or under...
Enjoyable memories and wonderful experiences by not only enjoy a delicious meal but also to sightseeing are essential for your trip in Ishikawa/ Kanazawa. With the list of recommended sightseeing spots below, why don’t you get out and about before you eat? 1. Kenrokuen Kenrokuen is one of the Ja...
New Year is one of the distinct occasion in Japanese culture that is very different from the western countries. Experience these rituals if you are in Japan.
Japan is a country filled with mountains. There are numerous hiking trails for biginners to professionals. Here is the list of 7 best hiking destinations.
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. Will share how to get there from Shinjuku, hiking trails, temples, and foods at Mt. Takao.
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!
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 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 having gorgeous dinner but Japanese have come up with their unique cust...